Sangira – Friends of Rwanda on SRF Reporter on 15.11. at 9pm

This summer, reporter Pascal Nufer travelled to Sangira School in Nyamasheke to attend the graduation ceremony of the first cohort, where 120 proud graduates celebrated their well-earned diplomas.  He was also present when a group of young bakery apprentices from Switzerland opened the school’s bakery to share their bread-making skills with their local colleagues.  Be […]

Fighting menstrual poverty: Sangira students receive menstrual cups

Poverty related to menstruation is a barrier to women’s access to education around the world. Many schoolgirls cannot afford menstrual products such as sanitary pads or tampons and therefore miss school during their periods. This has a direct impact on their educational opportunities and reinforces existing inequalities. To address menstrual poverty at Sangira, menstrual cups […]

Opening of Sangira Talents Bakery

On 17 July 2023, we celebrated a memorable day at Sangira School – the official opening of the „Sangira Talents Bakery“! This event was the result of hard work and valuable collaboration between our talented Sangira students and nine budding bakers from Switzerland. Our goal of enriching the Nyamasheke community with delicious baked goods has […]

Sangira Graduation Cohort 1 on 13.07.2023

What a big day! On the afternoon of 13 July 2023, 120 excited and proud Front Office, Culinary Arts, Service and Housekeeping students gathered for their graduation ceremony. Beaming faces passed us by, the future professionals who, after 6 months of intensive theoretical and practical training and 3 months of professional internship, are now ready […]

School Restaurant launch

On 1 February 2023, Sangira inaugurated the school restaurant in Kagano (Nyamasheke), which is run by the students and a hired cook. The inauguration dinner was attended by all local government officials from Nyamasheke, as well as the mayor, the head of the local military, the head of the local immigration department and other high-ranking […]

Inauguration 3rd October 2022

Hotel talents pool, by CBC (Careersbuildingconsultants) in partnership with Sangira launched the first common hospitality school with four trades (Housekeeping, cooking, front office and waitressing) in Nyamasheke to foster young adults, of which there is a high unemployment rate in the age range of 18-23 years. The inauguration of the Hotel Talents Pool school was […]

Projekt 1

Unsere Zusammenarbeit mit Christian und Team steht: die Schule für Hotellerie/Gastronomie startet mit der Rekrutierung der Studenten im September 22. Die Interessenten können sich nun bewerben und ihnen eröffnet sich die wundervolle Perspektive für ein Berufsleben. Wir freuen uns auf viele Patenschaften! Wer sich am Aufbau des Restaurants beteiligen möchte, bitte bei Jackie melden (078 […]