$25 per person
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Ice Cream Making and Baking
Culinary Experience in Butare, Rwanda · Hosted by Sweet Dreams


2 hours
1 - 6 people
Low Difficulty
Available Mon - Sat, 9am, 11am, 1pm, or 3pm
Speaks Kinyarwanda, Some French, English

About the experience

Come spend an afternoon learning about ice cream and the women who run Sweet Dreams (Inzozi Nziza) in Butare, Rwanda's first ice cream shop. Sweet Dreams is a cooperative of local women that each own a share in the business, who are empowered through a sustainable income and the chance to make real decisions that affect the shop. The women of Sweet Dreams are also make up Rwanda’s first all female drumming group, which brings together women from both sides of the country’s genocide for reconciliation. Their drumming group has received international notoriety, including being featured at the Sundance Film Festival and global media outlets. Sweet Dreams is guilt-free ice-cream at its finest.

What's provided

Kitchen workspace, needed ingredients, and lots of smiles!

What your should bring

Comfortable shoes, camera, and a love for baked goods and ice cream!

Location

About Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams was developed in partnership with Blue Marble Dreams, the non-profit arm of New York City's Blue Marble Ice Cream. Their mission is to explore ice cream's potential as a catalyst for joy and prosperity. Since Sweet Dream's first opened it's doors in 2010, the shop has provided training and jobs to dozens of women, supported local farmers and producers and provided the community of Butare with a happy space for people to gather and indulge in one of life's sweetest pleasures!