Five Inspiring Stories of Healing 20 Years After the Rwanda Genocide
How They Heal
To work with survivors like Christine, World Vision had trained all staff to become agents of healing. Healers like Assoumpta gathered people into groups of survivors and perpetrators for 12 day training sessions on reconciliation. The training had three components—bereavement, dealing with emotions, and forgiveness. Those who had participated in the genocide were brought face to face with or wrote letters to those who had been victims.