Our First Book is finally out, Join us at the launch event to celebrate a great tale and awesome upcoming authors!
About our activity
Our Vision is to Empower children and young adults to love literature and inspire confidence in potential writers
We believe that Rwandan Schools still need relevant and creative books in their libraries
To empower and provide platforms for Rwandans to share their stories
To write literature that can compete internationally
To make books more accessible to children and young adults in Rwanda
Children in 8 Rwandan Schools were reached through book donations, writing competitions and visits to the community reading space
Leisure Books were collected from individuals, local organizations and international schools
Were donated to equip 8 school libraries in Kigali.
Through the Kagire Inkuru Competition, children were inspired to raise their voices and share their stories
A passionate team thriving to spread quality literature all over Africa starting from Home
Dominique Uwase Alonga is a young and energetic young woman who is passionate about Reading and Writing. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Media Studies from Jain University, Bangalore and she specialized in Public Relations and Event Management.
Dominique believes that one of the greatest needs that Rwanda and Africa have is the love for literature and she is devoting her time and resources to make a small contribution to these needs. She has just completed her first novel and is committed to write at least three novels a year.
Hero Shyaka is a young Rwandan development practitioner who is currently working with Imagine We Rwanda as the Program director and has been part of the organization from its inception. Shyaka attended the Uganda Christian University where he pursued a bachelor’s degree in Development Studies. He has a passion for working with children and youth in development projects using fun approaches. Shyaka enjoys reading non-fiction books for leisure, he finds fiction really hard to read and has often been overheard saying, “If it did not really happen, it is never as satisfying in the end.” Other than that he is an open minded individual and occasionally likes to write about himself in third person.
Shakila is a determined and enthusiastic individual with a love of learning. Her passion for the arts and education is now focused on interning at Imagine We where she gets to contribute to the mission of growing the reading culture in Rwanda. She has volunteered with different organizations in the past with the ideal that our greatest achievements rest in when we give back to our community. She fancies herself the kindred spirit of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and is always open to new adventures.
MIGAYWA AARON is a Rwandan male who was born on the 9th January 1997. He was born and raised in the capital city of Rwanda, Kigali. He attained his primary education in Kigali parents’ school.
He also attended half of his high school education in a Rwandan school, Nu-Vision high school and moved to Uganda to finish the other half.
He is an enthusiastic and hardworking young man and is currently a logistics and operations intern at Imagine We Rwanda.
Hannah is currently a student at The University of Oklahoma and came to Rwanda as part of her time spent away from college. She is passionate about writing and helping others as much as possible. She is very hard working and loves to see improvements and achievements in the work she does. When she becomes passionate about something, nothing will stop her from pursuing that passion. Her stay in Rwanda has allowed her to see the beauty that resides in Kigali as well as the joy the people bring.
A 2014 high school graduate, majored in Math, Economics, and Computer Science.
Her favorite activity is spiritual meditation; she is a part of a ministry that is touching lives through the
gospel of Christ. Other than that, she is a poetess too, which best calls forth her deepest being. She also
loves taking few hours on Saturday and after work, to catch up on the latest TV soaps and movies and
get lost in comedy, drama and animation (to revive the inner child in her, don’t stone her).
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Imagine We publishes Rwandan books with special interest to promote young Rwandan authors. The books come with hard-copy, e-books and audio books and high quality is ensured to match international standards.
We offer advice and helps you write your manuscripts, books, biographies, blog posts and stories that are officially credited to you. Some people have amazing stories but are not able to write them thus Imagine We helps you to share your stories. We also offer copyrighting and voice over at affordable prices.
We offer training in writing skills and storytelling among children and adults.
Wednesday, 17th February 2016, Australian Former prime minister, Hon. Julia Gillard visited Rise to shine nursery and primary school, in Masaka, along with Ducere Founder, Mathew Jacobson and Ducere Executive Director, Di Fleming. They distributed over 1,000 children story books, which are part of the Rwandan Collection of Ducere African Children’s story books, written by children from different countries including Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi. Read More
A graduate of Jain University, India, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Media Studies, Dominique Uwase Alonga started her company, Imagine We Rwanda, with only one thing in mind, empowering children and the youth of Rwanda. She spoke to Women Today’s Sharon Kantengwa about the health condition that nearly made her give up on life, and her zeal to empower youngsters at such a young age. Read More
Imagine We has so far been supporting schools by building small libraries were pupils are encouraged to read and write local stories. This was in response to complaints from children that the books – mainly from the US and Australia – had features and scenes that they didn’t relate to or even understand. Read More
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+25 078 544 7440
No.11, KG 545 ST, Gasabo, Kigali