Jean Marie Rukundo and his wife, Theodosie Uwambajimana, with their 2-year-old daughter. They’ve nicknamed her “Rwamerc,” the acronym for a resource center in Rwanda that taught Rukundo how to step up his game as a spouse and father. When he came with his wife to the delivery room for the child, she says that “touched my heart.”

Jean Marie Rukundo and his wife, Theodosie Uwambajimana, with their 2-year-old daughter. They’ve nicknamed her “Rwamerc,” the acronym for a resource center in Rwanda that taught Rukundo how to step up his game as a spouse and father. When he came with his wife to the delivery room for the child, she says that “touched my heart.”