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[Epub] ➚ A Thousand Hills to Heaven ➟ Josh Ruxin – S2baby.co One couple's inspiring memoir of healing a Rwandan village raising a family near the old killing fields and building a restaurant named Heaven Newlyweds Josh and Alissa were at a party and received a One couple's inspiring memoir of healing a Rwandan village raising a family near the old killing fields and building a restaurant named Heaven Newlyweds Josh and Alissa were at a party and received a challenge that shook them to the core do you think you can really make a difference? Especially in a place like Rwanda where the scars of genocide linger and poverty is rampant? Wh.

Ile Josh worked hard bringing food and health care to the country's rural villages Alissa was determined to put their foodie expertise to work The couple opened Heaven a gourmet restaurant overlooking Kigali which became an instant success Remarkably they found that between helping youth marry their own local ingredients with gourmet recipes and mix up the best guacamole in Afr.

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thousand book hills epub heaven mobile A Thousand pdf Hills to mobile Thousand Hills to pdf A Thousand Hills to Heaven EpubIle Josh worked hard bringing food and health care to the country's rural villages Alissa was determined to put their foodie expertise to work The couple opened Heaven a gourmet restaurant overlooking Kigali which became an instant success Remarkably they found that between helping youth marry their own local ingredients with gourmet recipes and mix up the best guacamole in Afr.

10 thoughts on “A Thousand Hills to Heaven

  1. Diane S ☔ Diane S ☔ says:

    eBook s2baby.co ¶ A Thousand Hills to Heaven Kindle » A Thousand thousand book, hills epub, heaven mobile, A Thousand pdf, Hills to mobile, Thousand Hills to pdf, A Thousand Hills to Heaven EpubThe first thing I noted when I started reading this book was the author's enthusiasm and love for his various endeavors Rwanda has suffered a horrific past but is now on the road to recovery and the people look toward the future with hope Josh first got into this type of work on almost a fluke but his enthusiasm for this type of project has


  2. Grace Grace says:

    eBook s2baby.co ¶ A Thousand Hills to Heaven Kindle » A Thousand thousand book, hills epub, heaven mobile, A Thousand pdf, Hills to mobile, Thousand Hills to pdf, A Thousand Hills to Heaven EpubIn spite of my expectations I simply could not put this book down I devoured all 320 pages in a day and half It's incredibly fascinating to read about your own backyard tracing back the neighborhoods people tragedies and triumphs that colored it with life 5 10 and 15 years ago Moreover Josh's account of his and Alissa's adventures supplied the much needed energy I've been lacking for the past few months wandering aimlessly and rather unintentionally through my own life in Kigali Feeling moved and motivated by this memoir To say it in simple terms people come here to find meaningful lives which means to find themselves as if their own lives were lost in these swampy labyrinths There is something to that This place works for that When people leave here they perhaps want some sushi and Ben Jerry’s first but then they want to continue with meaningful endeavors You cannot leave Africa and then expect to be satisfied in ordinary living You will have to continue


  3. Ra Ra says:

    eBook s2baby.co ¶ A Thousand Hills to Heaven Kindle » A Thousand thousand book, hills epub, heaven mobile, A Thousand pdf, Hills to mobile, Thousand Hills to pdf, A Thousand Hills to Heaven EpubI really wanted to like this book It was recommended by one of my favourite book blogs and I love Africa and people who do good thereThe author makes some good points about how to do development in Africa without creating dependence His style however irritated me somewhat I perceived him as an American do gooder with a sense of superiority that is respectful to Africa on the surface only I did not even find the way he described his wife or his children particularly endearing they came across as trophies to his expat life There is endless name dropping and great detail about setting up the restaurant called Heaven hence the title I also found the jumping around between stories and characters confusing especially in the audio version where you really cannot cross check or move back and forth uickly between chaptersThis tries to sound as the story of a couple who makes it in a strange land However it is hard to overlook the fact of their born privilege They made it because


  4. Melanie Melanie says:

    eBook s2baby.co ¶ A Thousand Hills to Heaven Kindle » A Thousand thousand book, hills epub, heaven mobile, A Thousand pdf, Hills to mobile, Thousand Hills to pdf, A Thousand Hills to Heaven EpubThis is a gem of a book that I never would have come across had I not heard about it on the What Should I Read Next podcast This is the story of a family who moves to Rwanda to do international development work and eventually establishes a restaurant The author is a seasoned international development professional and gives some great insights on what types of aid actually works and what ends up hurting than it helps We also get glimpses into what happened during the Rwandan genocide as the author tells the back story of some of the people he works with The author communicates an obvious admiration for the ways in which the Rwandan government is trying to rebuild the country and for the people who want to put the genocide behind them and build a strong country and communities This book is part memoir part history and part international development philosophy and it was a t


  5. Tom Steiner Tom Steiner says:

    eBook s2baby.co ¶ A Thousand Hills to Heaven Kindle » A Thousand thousand book, hills epub, heaven mobile, A Thousand pdf, Hills to mobile, Thousand Hills to pdf, A Thousand Hills to Heaven EpubA love story and adventure of two people written in such a way that I could not stop reading It was amazing that Josh Ruxin decided to move lock stock and barrel to Rwanda to help a society in transition after the horrible genocide which took place in the early 90's He explains how he changed the way the Rwandans went from almost no health facilities to creating over 60 clinics as well as teaching the natives how to farm on land that had never been farmable On his journey he meets the love of his life Together they decide to marry move to Rwanda start a family and open a Restaurant which has become the finest in Kigali Not only for its cuisine but his wife Alissa who had no prior Restaurant experience helps to train and employ Rwandans giving them a renewed


  6. Heather Heather says:

    eBook s2baby.co ¶ A Thousand Hills to Heaven Kindle » A Thousand thousand book, hills epub, heaven mobile, A Thousand pdf, Hills to mobile, Thousand Hills to pdf, A Thousand Hills to Heaven EpubThis was a book club book so I was open to reading different genre I'm an expat as well and sadly the author makes expats look like the arrogant spoiled brats some expats tend to be I admire his work but his name dropping made me cringe I gave up when he returned the margarita because 'they won't know any better' if you don't tell them I'm sad that he had to stroke his ego when writing it I didn't finish the book


  7. Rachel Wexelbaum Rachel Wexelbaum says:

    eBook s2baby.co ¶ A Thousand Hills to Heaven Kindle » A Thousand thousand book, hills epub, heaven mobile, A Thousand pdf, Hills to mobile, Thousand Hills to pdf, A Thousand Hills to Heaven EpubThis is one couple's experience of how they made it and changed many lives in Rwanda While it made for light reading Ruxin made everything he and his wife accomplish sound a little too easy and also made the Rwandans sound a little too simple Perhaps those who have lived and worked in Rw


  8. Jill Jill says:

    eBook s2baby.co ¶ A Thousand Hills to Heaven Kindle » A Thousand thousand book, hills epub, heaven mobile, A Thousand pdf, Hills to mobile, Thousand Hills to pdf, A Thousand Hills to Heaven EpubAs indicated in the Preface this is not a book about the Rwandan genocide nor about politics or the local economy It's about the life that a young couple is building in Rwanda and their contribution to the end of poverty there Josh Ruxin highly educated at Ivy League schools and a self described development nerd decided to phase out his consulting career and start Health Builders a program to help countries create business plans for public health investments through the Global F


  9. Carol Carol says:

    eBook s2baby.co ¶ A Thousand Hills to Heaven Kindle » A Thousand thousand book, hills epub, heaven mobile, A Thousand pdf, Hills to mobile, Thousand Hills to pdf, A Thousand Hills to Heaven EpubA beautiful book about humanitarian aid life and hope in the hilly country of Rwanda Josh Ruxin has an impeccable resume of contacts networks and experience in the NGO humanitarian world And a wife that he cherishes and who is his partner throughout the struggles they face Ruxin has a desire to eradicate poverty in Rwanda a country shredded by the 1994 genocide He comes to establish health care and farming His approach is different and admirable from the traditional NGO western based approach Rather than creating a dependence on handouts and the western w


  10. Nickie Nickie says:

    eBook s2baby.co ¶ A Thousand Hills to Heaven Kindle » A Thousand thousand book, hills epub, heaven mobile, A Thousand pdf, Hills to mobile, Thousand Hills to pdf, A Thousand Hills to Heaven EpubThis is a wonderful book I cannot recommend it enoughThis should be reuired reading for anyone involved with an NGO or other aid project Josh Alissa Ruxin are an amazing couple This story is about so much than just the restaurant although that is a large part of it Actually the plans to build Heaven don't come forth in the story until almost halfways through the book Between the work with the health clinics farming Alissa's work with children this couple tirelessly devotes themselves to hands on personal assistance to the people of Rwanda They truly foster hope within a country struggling to recover from atrocities that ar


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