Conservation of Ethnographic Objects and Traditional Architecture at Nyamata Church in Bugesera District, Phase 2
This project continues work begun under a previous Ambassadors Fund grant to document and preserve the building and items of clothing.
A traditional mud-brick building and today a national genocide memorial, Nyamata was once the largest church in the region, drawing together members of diverse ethnic backgrounds. [Photo credit: Project organizer]
Location: Rwanda, Eastern Africa, Africa Organiser(s): National Commission for the Fight Against Genocide Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $100,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2018 Project Status: ActiveProject owner? Update this project