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Kigali in a few days

I head to Kigali, Rwanda in a few days to begin work with my husband and Kids Across Africa Camp. I am really excited about this new step for my family. We will continue to live in the states, but will travel there once a year as a family and my husband will go often to work. If you are in the area, I'd love to connect. email me

Our kids will not be on this trip, but hopefully the next one. I need to get a bit of a feel for how things will go and then we will head over as a family for a few weeks minimum. Can't wait!


Corine Milano's picture

Great to see you back here!

Hi Becca—I've been wondering how you and your family are doing. So great to see you back here posting! What a wonderful opportunity ahead of you.

I cannot, off the top of my head, think of any one in Rwanda on PulseWire—it would be wonderful if you invited some of the people you meet there to the site! Will you have connectivity?

Please keep us updated on your journey.

Safe travels,

Jensine's picture

Talk to . . .

Becca -
Great to see you again! What a great was your last trip with your son?

I highly recommend that you contact Anne-christine d'Adesky who is here on PulseWire & she has worked in Rwanda for a long time and knows everyone there. She would be happy to give you names. If you put a comment to one of her posts you can reach her. There are a few special people from Rwanda on the site, but may not speak english well..

Also, good news that we are releasing a new REX later this month so it will be SOO much easier to find eachother and make connections!!


Jensine Larsen
World Pulse

becca's picture

thank you!


Thank you so much. My husband just called from Kigali. It made me even more excited to leave on Sunday. Hopefully I'll have the chance to connect with some of those w/ the PulseWire community!

My trip w/ Elliott went really well. It was very difficult to post on various websites so I posted on my blog: . If you went to the December and January archives you could read some stories. He didn't want to come home and LOVED life in Gulu. He went to stay at the home of my adopted family there. He actually had a much more traditional experience (sleeping in a round house, playing in the mango trees, running w/ the kids in the neighborhood) than I did. :) At one point I asked if I should go pick him up from their home and was told this; "'becca, this is Africa, kids take care of themselves." A little hard to let go like that I trusted God and my internal momma and realized he would be fine. He was more than fine he was having a blast! It was more than a dream come true and everything I could have dreamed he would experience.

God willing, our entire fmaily will spend time in Rwanda this year. With the new work my husband is doing we will go as a fmaily once each year and I'll go twice. I'd like to stay for the entire year, but as of now, we will take it a few weeks at a time.

Thank you for your contiued work here and globally! I am thankful to be a part of such a rich community.



Jennifer Ruwart's picture

How's it going?


How is your trip so far? I think you have been in Kigali for a little over 2 weeks now. I noticed you are from Branson, MO. I am from Overland Park, KS. My family used to vacation in Branson when I was a little girl. I have great memories of your home town.

Your husband's project sounds exciting. I'd love to learn more about the camp.

I love your profile picture. I have a 7-month old son, Jonah, and I cannot wait to swing him around, too.


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