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    A simple change to a humdrum space

    Day 251

    Always Learning

    Changemakers 365 is all about doing the doable. It’s about opening our eyes to the opportunities to make an impact in a person’s life with relatively few resources – and making change each and every day of the year.

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    In Rwanda

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    In Rwanda, most of our work centers around keeping people safe. Because things like counseling and community support play such a big role in making sure refugees are no longer in danger, it’s crucial that we’re always operating at 100%.

    But we know there are always ways to do even better. One of our teammates in Rwanda had an idea to create a moment of learning – in the lobby!

    The waiting area of our counseling space was feeling a little ho hum. Why not see it as an opportunity to do something a little different?

    We put up a TV and got some DvDs all about preventing violence in the community.

    A little bit of entertainment will help ease someone’s nerves as they wait for their appointment. Plus, it can help teach people what to look out for in abusive relationships – and how to get out of them.

    Sometimes just sticking to the status quo – even if you’re really great at is – simply isn’t good enough. Our team in Rwanda is always thinking about how to do things better. Come back tomorrow for more of their brilliant ideas!

    Changemakers 365

    by American Refugee Committee


    The world’s tough problems can seem insurmountable. So at ARC, while we tackle those big problems we also do what’s doable. Right then. And that’s what Changemakers 365 is all about. Learn more!


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