Creating High-Quality African Books

We are a creative, young community passionate about the endless possibilities of reading, knowing and exploring.

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    We know that the power of the imagination can engage the mind, increase curiousity, and change the world.

    Imagine We Rwanda is an organization that was born in 2015 with the passion to change the reading culture among children and youth in Rwanda, and give a voice to young authors.

    We believe that all stories are beautiful and worth sharing with the world. So, why not start with our own communities.

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    We believe that all stories are beautiful and worth sharing with the world. So, why not start with our own communities.

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      We publish novels and storybooks about Rwanda

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      We donate books to schools in need of a beautiful library

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      We train authors and language teachers

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      We create platforms for self-expression and creativity.

  • Personalized Books

    Rwanda's first collection of customized books for Children between ages 0-6. The books take children around different touristic destinations in Rwanda such as the National Park of Akagera, Volcanoes National Park, Cranes Village Park and other exciting places to discover while surrounded and having fun with wild animals. These books are printed on demand book that features the name of your child throughout the story letting the child to be part of the whole adventure.

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    • Dance at Akagera
    • Teatime around the world
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Our Books

Best Sellers

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    My Name is Life

    by Karen Bugingo.

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    The ABCs of Rwanda

    by Kelly Burke-Betten and Dominique Alonga.

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    That Child is Me

    by Claver Irakoze

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    Ysolde & the Magical Shoes

    by Dominique Uwase Alonga.

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Our Impact

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    Children and youth reached through our services and programs

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    Stories and manuscripts received from Rwanda and the region

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    Schools & organization impacted through trainings, workshops and reading materials

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    Downloads on our website and mobile application launched and ready to serve the masses

Our supporters over the years

  • Segal Family Foundation
  • BPN
  • Obama Foundation
  • imbuto
  • akilah
  • alongsiders
  • challenges
  • greencity
  • fonerwa
  • ics
  • kpl
  • ducere
  • libraryforall
  • tigo
  • reachforchange
  • cnbcafrica
  • thenewtimes
  • rba

Meet the Team

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    Dominique Uwase Alonga

    Chief Executive Officer & Founder

    Dominique Uwase Alonga is an award-winning leader committed to improving the education and skills of her fellow Africans. She founded Imagine We Rwanda with the mission of empowering Rwanda's reading and creative writing culture.

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    Sandrine Bwiza

    Finance Officer

    Sandrine Bwiza is a World Bank Blog for Developement 2019 winner. She is currently the finance officer of Imagine We Rwanda where she joined since its inception in 2015.

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    Aaron Migaywa

    Logistics & Finance Officer

    Aaron Migaywa is a fun and dynamic young man working as a Logistics and Finance Officer.

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    Lina Irene Ishimwe

    Sales and Marketing Lead

    Lina is a young woman passionate about creative writing and early childhood development. Lina works as the Sales and Marketing Lead at Imagine We Rwanda.

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    Phyllis Njoki Macharia


    Phyllis Njoki Macharia is an enthusiastic young woman and energetic team member of the the Sales and public relations department.

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