Can Ice Cream Help Pull Rwanda Out of Poverty?

The opening of an ice cream shop in Butare, Rwanda is a small part of a larger effort to bring joy and personal health and happiness to communities who otherwise "ceased to believe they deserved it." A nonprofit based in Brooklyn -- and founded by owners of the popular ice cream shop Blue Marble -- pays for English classes and business training for the women running the shop as an effort to help the managers stay in the business of giving their neighbors joy.

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