Visions of Rwanda Photo Project
Gisimba Damas Mutezintare is a national hero in Rwanda for his courage in the 1994 genocide. He runs an orphanage in Kigali in which he managed to hide more than four hundred people during the genocide. In 2006, the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, gave him an award recognizing his courage. After the genocide, Gisimba had over a thousand children living in his orphanage.