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Nyamirambo Women's Center

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A must for newcomers (and longer-term residents)!

This tour was the perfect introduction to Kigali and Rwandan culture for my visitor. But as as a... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Chris S
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Kigali, Rwanda
Interesting walk, showing things i had never seen before

The tour was great, really laid back pace and tonnes of interesting things to see. After a short... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
Nathan D
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Binfield, United Kingdom
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NWC was founded in 2008 as a self-help group and quickly grew to become a center that offers free education for women in the Nyamirambo neighbourhood. Today women can join the center for classes in English, literacy, computer, sewing and...more
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House 22, KN 7 Avenue | Nyamirambo Women’s Center, Kigali, Rwanda
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Reviewed yesterday

I must admit I was a bit suspicious when this turned out to be the first stop on our tour. Oh no, a shop; we specifically told our tour company that we weren't interested in shopping our "souvenirs". But, this isn't an ordinary shop and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used to be one of my favorite places to buy gifts. But it became really expensive. For example a small keychain is now 8.000 RWF (+/- 8€ $9) when it was 5.000 ; a handbag that was less than 20.000 is now 25.000. Too bad....More

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NWC K, Manager at Nyamirambo Women's Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Muriel, We are so sorry to hear that you were disappointed by your last visit at our shop. It is true that we have increased our prices in early 2018. The reason for that is that we have registered all our seamstresses in a...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This tour was the perfect introduction to Kigali and Rwandan culture for my visitor. But as as a Muzungu resident I also found lots of interest. Highlights (as said in previous reviews) were the info on hairstyles, Rwandan culture and, most of all, the hectic...More

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed September 7, 2018

The tour was great, really laid back pace and tonnes of interesting things to see. After a short lesson in key rwandan phrases Shadia and Emma (our two great guides) showed us around the local area. My highlights were learning about traditional hairstyles and their...More

1  Thank Nathan D
NWCKigali, Owner at Nyamirambo Women's Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much Nathan for the review, we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed .

Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

The NWC tour was the highlight of my visit to Kigali. The day starts off with an introduction to the center, it's history, and mission -- and a Kinyarwanda language lesson! These are key phrases that will help you throughout your tour and visit to...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We did great walking tour in oldes Kigali City area called Nyamirambo where this Umutima woman centre help, educate, supports local woman and Mothers. This centrum offers lit activities.

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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Get out of your airconditioned car and your Western hotel and meet the locals. Nyamirambo Women’s Centre is run by local women, for local women and families. The tour starts with some lessons in the local language,Kinyarwanda, so participants can interact with the people they...More

Thank Mandy H
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Nyamirambo, a interesting part of town. Here women came together to uplift themselves from poverty. This allowed them to do somethings on their own and become financial independent thus avoiding loitering. They take you around to show how they spend their daily life and what...More

2  Thank Samsafarisrwanda
Reviewed June 28, 2018

I've looked at areas like this from afar, but it was wonderful to be able to go on a walking tour with women who obviously had credibility with their community, and to see the bustle of life close-up. I was grateful to be accommodated into...More

Thank Janine R
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

We had such an amazing time at the NWC. We did the cooking class and the walking tour. The cooking class was in a home across the road from the centre and we ended up making six delicious dishes under thoughtful and careful supervision of...More

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Nda V
June 17, 2018|
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Response from NWC K | Property representative |
Tour cost 15.000 rwf plus 3.000 rwf for lunch per person,
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livelovexplore
May 28, 2018|
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Response from NWC K | Property representative |
you can email us or call
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ifylanky
October 25, 2017|
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Response from NWC K | Property representative |
Tour cost 15000 rwf plus 3000 rwf for lunch
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