The Founder of Isaro Foundation Gets The "Souls Afire" Honors

April 15th, 2014 Jean Leon Iragena was presented the Dr. Darby Ray "Souls Afire" Award by Millsaps College for his altruism, philanthropy and service. The ceremony was held in the United States of America on Millsaps College campus. In his introduction, Rev. Christopher Ross Donald, the College Chaplain, pointed out that the award was presented to Jean Leon for his achievements in starting the Isaro Foundation and his service to others both on campus and beyond. The award reads " the (...)

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A New Container of Books Arrives in Rwanda

Kigali, April 9th, 2014 The container that Books for Africa, in collaboration with Sir Emeka Offor Foundation, donated to the Isaro Foundation arrived in Rwanda. The container contains 22,000 books in different fields: Novels Leisure reading books English Books Literature Books History books Science books Economics Books Accounting Books Business Admnistration Mathematics books Biology books Chemistry books Social Science books Engineering books These books (...)

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Public Speaking Enhanced

One of Isaro Foundation’s mission is to empower the youngest generation by improving their public speaking skills through debates. After students read and get familiar with other people’s ideas in books, Isaro Foundation encourages them to make those ideas their own and be able to express themselves. It is in that perspective that students in Isaro Foundation clubs have been debating on a selected topic "can money buy happiness?" During the debates, there are two sides. One side agrees with (...)

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President Robert Pearigen And A Delegation From Millsaps College Will Visit Isaro Foundation Activities In Rwanda This May.

March 14th, 2014 “Rwanda’s efforts, and successes, overcoming adversity in recent years have inspired people and nations around the world. This May, we look forward to seeing Rwanda in person, first-hand” reads a statement from the office of the President of Millsaps College, a highly ranked school in the South of the United States of America. Millsaps College is home to four Rwandan Presidential Scholars. President Pearigen has accepted the invitation from the Isaro Foundation to visit (...)

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The 2014 Isaro Writing and Reading Competition Continues in Kigali City at Glory Secondary School

This year’s reading and writing competition started in the Northern Province at Groupe Scolaire Notre Dame du Bon Conseil in February. The tour in schools continued in other schools. This month is the turn of schools located in Kigali City. The competition took place at Glory Secondary School in the afternoon of March 13th. It was directed by Mr. Olivier Ntaganzwa, the Chief Coordinating Officer of Isaro Foundation (...)

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Myth number 1: The International Community did not care enough to stop the Genocide 10,000 men, women and children killed every day across an entire nation. Images of human beings hacking other human beings to death. The story goes that the international community looked the other way and chose inaction for various reasons ranging from the US failure in Somalia to a belief that this was (...) Read more
Kigali, 7 April 2014 • Excellencies Heads of State and Government; • Excellency Secretary-General of the United Nations; • Excellency Chairperson of the African Union Commission; • Former Heads of State and Government; • Distinguished Government Officials from around the world; • Esteemed Guests; • My Fellow Rwandans: I don’t have enough words to express my appreciation to all our friends, (...) Read more
Statement: 005/2014 Status: Released on April 7th, 2014 Rwanda remembers for the 20th time one of the bloodiest horrors in the human history. The Genocide perpetrated against the Tutsi was a failure for the human race; as well as an intellectual failure. As we put together our efforts to rebuild our country, we should never accept that such a tragedy happens anywhere else on the planet. The (...) Read more

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April 16th, 2014 Last night, Jean Leon Iragena, the founder and CEO of the Isaro Foundation, (...) Read more
Jackson City, March 14th, 2014 “Rwanda’s efforts, and successes, overcoming adversity in recent (...) Read more
Bujumbura, January 16th, 2014 In order to launch its activities in Burundi, Isaro Foundation (...) Read more