Street sweeper in Kigali.
Part of Rwandan national pride is keeping the country clean. Plastic bags have been banned, there's almost no litter on the streets, and there's a national Clean Up day every month, in which every able adult is required to participate.
I know I will probably never go back to Rwanda -- honestly, I was so sick there the thought of going back gives me a major anxiety attack -- but I'm still glad I got to spend even those few days in such a fascinating, and mostly inspiring, country. What they have come back from is almost unimaginable, and yet just a few decades later they talk about turning their tiny country into the Singapore of Africa.
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