Journey to Rwanda
A Bearing Witness Trip to Kigali
October 20-25, 2014
TRAVEL with Cameron Hudson, acting director for the Museum's Center for the Prevention of Genocide, to gain a deeper understanding of the Rwandan genocide and the Museum's ongoing work on the Responsibility to Protect.
LEARN about what led up to the genocide and the tragic results as you go behind the scenes at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Center.
EXPLORE the judicial systems of Gacaca and their role in helping the country achieve reconciliation.
VISIT three of Rwanda's genocide sites—Nyanza, Nyamata, and Ntarama—with survivors who will share their stories.
EXPERIENCE social events with US Ambassador Donald Koran, Rwandan business leaders and directors of nonprofits who are making a difference, and students at the Agahoza Shalom School.
PARTICIPATE in Umuganda day, Rwanda's national day of community service, with Rwandans and expatriates.
- This special program is open to members who have made a minimum $2,500 annual gift to the Museum since January 1, 2014. Qualifying gifts may be made along with trip registration.
- The trip is limited to 30 participants, 16 years and older.
- The trip cost is $4,700 per person, double occupancy ($400 single supplement).
- A minimum deposit of $2,000 per person is due with registration. The deadline to register is March 1, 2014.
- Dates, schedules, fees, and other trip details are provided in good faith and are based upon current currency values, tariffs, airfares, and a minimum number of participants. While we strive to maintain the listed fees, they are subject to change.
For more information and a complete itinerary and registration form, contact Nadia Ficara at 202.488.0470 or email@example.com.