Gasaza, born 1991

Now called Bizimana John, he arrived at the Imabazi on January 3rd, 1995 at age 4. His grandmother had died, leaving him with no one to care for him.

He is one of our dearest boys and very good at school.
In 2001 at the Imbabazi in Gisenyi he began planting a nursery for flowers, fruit trees and flowering shrubs. He soon had beds of plants, plants in tin cans hanging from tree branches and had put up signs marked “pepinier”. When I asked him if he planned too be a gardener, he answered, “No, an agronomist.”

Gasaza started Secondary School in January 2006 at Kamzanze, Mutura.

-- Rosamond Carr

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