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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Upcoming Event - Rwanda survivor tells a story for women globally

Date: April 1, 2010
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Maplewood Library, 51 Baker Street, Maplewood

The League of Women Voters of Maplewood and South Orange will feature speaker Eugenie Mukeshimana, a resident of Maplewood, the Founder of the Rwanda Consulting Company and a survivor of the genocide in Rwanda.

Her story is inspiring and the conversation will include what is happening to women worldwide and what women are doing to help women. A genocide survivor, she narrowly escaped death but she went on to rebuild her life and raise her daughter. She started the first social enterprise company to tackle sanitation and environmental problems in the city of Kigali. Formerly Kigali Cleaning Services, the company she created was later renamed COPED and is currently the leading waste management, and first plastics recycling company in Rwanda.

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