Forgiveness and reconciliation are two words that carry a lot of weight in Rwanda and Vestine Uwicyeza, who lost her husband in a genocide which claimed the lives of one million people 20 years ago, knows what it really means to leave the past behind.

Her home and belongings were destroyed in 1994. She lost members of her family and was living in extreme poverty after the war, but now lives in a model village, where Rwandans affected by the genocide and those who committed crimes live side by side.