Here you will find a timeline, organised by century. The people and projects featured are in chronological order, either by date of birth or when an initiative/project began.

Some people and initiatives projects overlap two centuries. These feature on both timelines.

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Quaker Schools in Rwanda

Quakerism came to Rwanda in 1986, just 8 years before the genocide. Quakers and their schools are playing a crucial role in rebuilding Rwanda. There are 4 secondary schools, 5 primary schools, and 4 nursery schools, with about 6500 students between them. The students and teachers come from all ethnic and religious backgrounds and learn to live and work together.
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17th Century