From Scotland to Rwanda – with a love of learning

A trip organised by Together in Sport helped this teacher become more confident and determined

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Stepping off the bus to be greeted by hundreds of smiles and cuddles from the children at Faith and Hope Primary School in Gako, a village in Rwanda, was a life-changing experience.

On our first bus journey to the school, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Some of the classes we were going to teach had around 50 children who spoke very little English. How were we going to get them to understand the lessons? How were we going to manage so many children? What were they capable of doing? I had so many questions, but by the end of my first class all I could think about was how much the children loved ...

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