Dating ex prisoners
Just think of how lonely it must feel at mail call to never hear your name being called, especially after being locked up for several years and family and friends have deserted you. ) Although Meet-An-Inmate is an Online service, prisoners do not have access to the internet.
All correspondence will be via the United States Postal Service, commonly known as snail mail.
After the Genocide Against the Tutsi in 1994, over 120,000 people were imprisoned in Rwanda for the perpetration of genocide.
Twenty-three years after the Genocide, numerous genocide ex-prisoners have been released.
Click on this photo and their personal ad will open.
You can also click on a link on the left of the page to open up a specific age group. When you find a prisoner you would like to correspond with, simply write directly to them using the mailing address listed under the photo in their ad. Keep in mind that all the information you see is provided by the prisoners themselves.
From interviewing genocide ex-prisoners, the Rwanda Correctional Service (RCS), and several organizations that work directly with genocide ex-prisoners, it is evident that there is rehabilitation and reintegration programming both inside and outside of prison focusing on but not limited to education, unity and reconciliation, forgiveness, and healing.(note: some inmates now may have access to email/secure messaging services).This site is designed to quickly and easily connect you with inmates whose backgrounds and interests may inspire you to pick up a pen and become pen pals with them.There are also various successes and challenges that genocide ex-prisoners face, for example, intermarriage, storytelling, forgiveness, shame, guilt, and acceptance.In conclusion, Rwanda’s genocide ex-prisoners have not recidivated, which conveys the message that the systems that are currently in place have assisted tremendously in successful reintegration.