FORA.tv Speaker - Yolande Mukagasana

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Biography

Yolande Mukagasana was born in Rwanda in 1954. For 19 years, she worked as a nurse at Kigali's Hospital and later, became the head of a private health centre. For 19 years, she worked as a nurse at Kigali's Hospital and later, became the head of a private health centre. Her husband and three children were killed during the genocide that took place in Rwanda in 1994. Her husband and three children were killed during the genocide that took place in Rwanda in 1994. After fleeing the country, she became a political refugee in Belgium where she was naturalised in 1999. After fleeing the country, she became a political refugee in Belgium where she was naturalised in 1999. Subsequently, she adopted three nieces who had lost their parents and took care of many orphans still living in Rwanda. Subsequently, she adopted three nieces who had lost their parents and took care of many orphans still living in Rwanda. To date (2004), she has published two autobiographical narratives on the Rwanda tragedy and a collection of witness accounts that includes both the victims of the atrocities and the perpetrators jailed. Yolande Mukagasana also contributed to the writing of the play Rwanda 94 (Groupov). Yolande Mukagasana also contributed to the writing of the play Rwanda 94 (Groupov).

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Rwanda Survivors: Mukagasana and Murekatete

05.01.08 | 00:32:35 min | 1 comment