From Encyc

Rwanda is a country in central Africa. It is land-locked, being surrounded by Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania and Uganda. its capital is Kigali.

It was a colony of Germany from 1884 to 1916, when it was occupied by Belgian forces as part of World War I. Belgium governed it until independence in 1962.

As of 2011, it has one of the highest percentages of citizens living on $1.25 a day or less[1]


  1. India's Boom Bypasses Rural Poor Wall Street Journal. 2011.

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