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30 Burundian refugees graduated

On 16 January 2019, 30… Lire la suite

Christmas celebration for refugee children

Christmas is the time… Lire la suite

Holidays for kindergarten

For the 2019 school year, 106 urban refugee children aged 3 to 5 in Kigali, from Muhanga, Huye and Nyamata districts are admitted to nursery schools in their community where they can eat well,… Lire la suite

26th Anniversary : Ending the Jubilee Year

The 24th of October, 1993 in… Lire la suite

The founder of Maison Shalom, Marguerite Barankitse, exiled since 2015, was received by Pope Francis.

Maison Shalom Founder, Marguerite Barankitse, a Burundian humanitarian in exile since 2015, was received in audience by Pope Francis.

As part of a mission with the co-founders of Aurora… Lire la suite

25 years of Maison Shalom

Since October 2018, after a jubilee year, Maison Shahom's closing ceremonies celebrating it’s quarter century anniversary were held at Oasis of Peace Community Center in Kigali, Rwanda.… Lire la suite

Thank you, we are who we are because of Maison Shalom

"I can't forget when I fled, i had lost hope and afraid for my future. 

Maison Shalom rebuilt my hope by paying me vocational training, I studied Welding and Electricity which have rebuilt… Lire la suite

The same date, two unforgettable events

I. Four years since Maison Shalom… Lire la suite

Maggy, Burundian humanitarian and Maison Shalom's founder at Emory University

Maggy, Burundian humanitarian and Maison Shalom's founder at Emory University

Vocational training: Certification of the first laureates

Maison Shalom Rwanda, in its educational program of the refugees, support them in vocational training and other vulnerable young people of the host community.This support responds to two… Lire la suite

Maggy’s 60th Birthday

“If you want to offer me presents for my 60th birthday, one kilo of sugar and rice for a not accompanied refugee children of Mahama camp would more please me.” (Maggy)  Marguerite Barankitse,… Lire la suite

The world day of the refugees

The world Day of the refugees is celebrated every year on June 20th.In Rwanda, where more than 70.000 Burundians took refuge, ceremonies were characterized by games, cultural dances of the… Lire la suite

The world Day of the African Child, 2016

40 years after the shooting of Soweto which made 172 killed children, 13 days after the shooting of Muramvya and the selective detentions which followed in the various provinces of Burundi, we… Lire la suite

Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity 2016 in Rwanda

After Madame Marguerite Barakitse (founder of 'Maison Shalom') received the « Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity 2016 » in Armenia on the 24th of April 2016 (… Lire la suite

Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity 2016 rentre au Rwanda

Après les cérémonies de remise du prix « Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity 2016 » à Madame Marguerite Barankitse, fondatrice de Maison Shalom en Arménie le 24 avril 2016 (… Lire la suite

Director’s message

“Man proposes and God disposes...» The last five years were marked by a transition from emergency to development in the community supported by Maison Shalom. Success began to show with high-… Lire la suite

The enjoyment of Christmas shared with refugee’s families in Mahama camp

For more than 20 years, Maison Shalom joined families and children in difficult situations to share the enjoyment and celebrate Christmas. Refugees, families, repatriates, children living in… Lire la suite