Rwanda is a country located in central Africa that has a population of 12 million. Rwanda was once known for its brutal civil war and genocide that resulted in the death of over a million of its citizens, but in recent years it has become a tourist destination for those seeking to view mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. The most densely populated country in Africa, Rwanda is a small, poor, rural country with about 90% of the population engaged in subsistence farming.
57% of Rwandans live below the poverty line and 37% live in extreme poverty.
35% of Rwandans do not have access to safe drinking water.
660,000 children are orphaned in Rwanda.
15% of children in Rwanda attend secondary school.