Ideas, Stories, and Profiles
Under its Rwandan Children’s Book Initiative, Save the Children (Rwanda) introduces a new monthly gathering to foster children’s reading.
Abana Writing Café is a monthly children’s book event, organised by Rwandan Children’s Book Initiative, a project of Save the Children, whose mission is to see more children reading more and better books in Rwanda. The main idea is to combine three activities which people enjoy: storytelling, sharing knowledge on children’s books and receiving/giving feedback on individual children’s writer’s projects or works. The Café will offer its participants a variety of sources of information, starting from books and book trends, and it will serve as a platform to upcoming and established writers, poets, artists, storytellers and other enthusiasts with a keen interest in children’s books.

A public event with lots of interesting stories and people, it will also be an opportunity for various stakeholders in the book sector to spot and recruit new talent.


Kinyarwanda, English and French


Innovation Village (Rooftop, Kigali Public Library)

Inaugural Date

Monday, 27 April 2015 – from 6:00 to 7:30pm



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