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Over a Thousand Hills I Walk With Y...

by Hanna Jansen Together with her big brother Jando and her little sister Teya, Jeanne is well looked after as she grows up in Rwanda. Her parents—both teachers and members of the Tutsi—educate their children with affectionate rigour. But shortly after Jeanne’s eighth birthday her carefree childhood comes to a sudden end: in April 1994 […]

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Heartstones

Heartstones

It’s a lot to ask: Sam is to go to school on the island of Sylt – far from his home town and friends. Sam’s mother Fe is the reason for the family’s move. Fe comes from Rwanda and fled her country during the genocide that took place 17 years ago. Her trauma has now […]

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