Video chat on the Gen2Gen cover

The beautiful art for “From Genocide to Generosity”                                 points to a key contribution for the recovery of Rwandans after the genocide. The process of civil accountability using a traditional approach for conflict resolution called Gacaca (‘on the grass’) created a world first: all prisoners accused of involvement in the events of 1994 were brought to […]

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Book review

Book Review Posted on November 9, 2015 by taboradelaidemtc Title:  From Genocide to Generosity: Hatreds Heal on Rwanda’s Hill Author:  John Steward Publication details:  Carlisle, UK: Langham Global Library, 2015 Summary:  John Steward served in Rwanda with World Vision in 1997, where he was engaged in reconciliation activities and programs in the aftermath of the […]

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The story continues: part 5

Alice and Immanuel  feature in From Genocide to Generosity. They are the pair of smiling faces on the Home page of this website. Early in 2014 they were visited by a reporter from the Australian newspaper, accompanied by the media person from World Vision of Australia. When Alice invited the visitors to her home, the […]

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The story continues: part 4

On publishing the book: the copy-ready manuscript is at the publishers in the UK. The boutique publisher, Langham Global, focuses on the Majority World of Asia, Africa and Latin America. Most marketers favour the richer countries of North America, Europe and the southern hemisphere. Langham recognises that the content of the book is needed all […]

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The story continues: part 3

After 18 months work drawing together the stories from the past 15 years, by April 2014 I had a manuscript of 90,000 words. Friends read it and said it was powerful material but heavy going. In the next six months a skilful editor cut almost 30,000 words and created a wonderful flow of one story […]

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The story continues: part 2

In 2012 I visited some of the Rwandans Dave had filmed. They gathered close as I opened my laptop and played some of the stories he had created from the footage and I explained how we were using it. I showed them parts of Vanishing Point, the secondary school curriculum. Their response was gasps of amazement, smiling […]

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