Teaching peace and values were incorporated on the curricula considering their critical role in instilling good habits among the youth and build capacities to think widely, embrace humanity among other moral values building the society.
Aegis Trust Rwanda Country Director Freddy Mutanguha said the books will facilitate teachers to implement courses combining peace and moral values.
In her remarks during the ceremony, Deputy Director General of Rwanda Education Board, Mrs. Angelique Tusiime said: “We are happy to receive these books because we need brilliant students with peace and values skills."
She explained that based on Competence Based Curriculum (CBC), Peace and Values Education is a cross- cutting issue, and promotion of peace is a continuous journey.
Aegis Trust is an organization that undertakes activities across a wide spectrum some of which are centered around genocide remembrance and education; research, evidence-based policy advice and advocacy; helping survivors and affected communities rebuild a society resilient to the risk of repetition.
Since 2016, Aegis Trust has been involved in activities promoting peace and values in Rwanda through donations of different books.