BUILDING COMMUNITY RESILIENCE ON HUYE GENOCIDE SURVIVORS

It was on 19th February 2018 where by RRGo volunteer employees ‘Mr Emmanuel Biracyaza visits Club of Resilience ( clubs …

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Resiliency comes from small spore.

My husband, children and my families had died during the genocide. I saved from river by unknown man. It was …

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LAUGHTER YOGA SESSION ON STUDENTS WITH HEARING IMPAIRMENT AT NGOMA SCHOOL OF DEAF PEOPLE

It was amazing time to give session of bring hope and resilience on students with hearing impairment at Ngoma School …

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Resiliency comes from small spore.

My husband, children and my families had died during the genocide. I saved from river by unknown man. It was …

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BUILDING RESILIENCE OF COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS AT HUYE DISTRICT.

On 15 July 2015, Rwanda resilience and grounding organization (RRGO) conducted training with community health workers about community resiliency model …

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INTERNATIONAL TRAINING IN ARUSHA, TANZANIA

The completion of international training of enhancement of community resiliency model skills in Arusha, Tanzania was successful. The team trainer …

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LAUGHTER YOGA PROVIDES PEACE, LOVE AND WELLNESS OF THE BODY

The 1994 genocide survivors had been followed laughter yoga therapy during the periods of commemoration on 9th -13th April 2018 at Huye district .The training was organized by Rwanda Resilience and Grounding organization with supported by Victoria Rotary club and Western Australia Laughter yoga.

It was not easy because it was very hard to do laughter yoga practice for first days of sessions.The laughter yoga trainer Mr. Ernest RUKUNGA, KIM O MERA started to do laughter yoga practices themselves. After, they welcome every one from the room( trainees) to do practice as well. The body started to secret endorphins and the participants started have wellness , happy and smile.

The 4th day of laughter sessions changes positively mental status   of the trainees in Ngoma sector, Huye district. The troinees decided to make laughter yoga club and they called “ Duseke dukire< “Laughter for healing”

After, a months, we back on trainees club and we visited them and we get amazing outcomes from laughter yoga practice. Members of laughter clubs laugh together daily, or weekly. The healing effects of laughter are different for each person according to their physical, mental, emotional problems and needs. The overall objective was to analyze the effectiveness of Laughter Yoga in treating biological and psychosocial health in Rwanda. Some witness of the laughter yoga club members”

  • She said «before the training I had chronic headache, mood diseases, depression accompanied with the anger, anxiety, loss of appetite, dizziness. I drunk water to get discovering but it was not effective. Since I have been trained about Laughter Yoga, I have no pain, nor sufferings. I was consulted by the medical doctor and he confirmed that I had no disease».
  • She said that she had hypertension. Since she’s been trained her rate of hypertension is decreasing. To confirm this, she attends Laughter Yoga evaluation on May 25th, 2018 with her medical nurse who said that she was astonished to find that her reduction hypertension rate. He consulted her systolic blood pressure and always presented high blood pressure but now it decreases.

From data collected through observations, and testimonies, Laughter Yoga is an effective method to cure many mental, social and physical health disorders in a natural way. Laughter strengthens the immune system, reduces pain and lowers stress. All participants who laugh for good health become healthier as well. It means that laughter is the best medicine which can transform our lives and ensure health and happiness.

CELEBRATING WORLD LAUGHTER YOGA DAY IN RWANDA

Rwanda Resilience and Grounding organization (RRGO) has celebrated World Laughter Yoga Day with children from vulnerable families (family with conflicts. domestic violence, poor families, and home-based conflicts).

The children were above 200 and their 30 and above parents from Kamonyi, Runda sector. The children and their parent learn about the role of laughter yoga in their daily life and also we start the practice of celebrating the world day of laughter yoga. One parent said “As parents, we need to keep having laughter because now I feel positive change compared to how I come. I was looked tired and I was unable to make laughter with my laughter daughter for up to six years. I was thinking that no poor could laughter expect the rich people but now I learn how good feeling comes from having laughter.”

Also, the child said” I am so happy and feel relaxed because I see my mother is happy and feeling cool because of laughter. We are going to even teach and practice laughter exercise at home.

Laughter yoga seems to be important in providing peace, love, and well-being in families in Rwanda. The children enjoyed laughter yoga and their parents. Love and laughter.

LAUGHTER YOGA SESSION ON STUDENTS WITH HEARING IMPAIRMENT AT NGOMA SCHOOL OF DEAF PEOPLE

It was amazing time to give session of bring hope and resilience on students with hearing impairment at Ngoma School of deaf people. The students with hearing impairment were so happy to make laughter exercises, with them. We also show them in sign language which is high zone, low zone and resilience. Disability is not inability. Let stand together to bring hope, bjoyful and resilience on students with hearing impairment (students who are not able to talk or to hear. Thank you very much the teachers who help us in translation in sign language.

LAUGHTER YOGA WITH UNIVERSITY OF RWANDA STUDENTS.

It was so greatful to share a workshop with university students about Trauma, PTSD and laughter yoga. Thanks for Partnership with RRGO and clinical psychology department in University of RWANDA and Laughter yoga of Western Australia.We are so honored to be with head of department of clinical psychology from University of Rwanda, Dr SEBATUKURA Simeon  and KIM o MEARA From Australia