Congo-Nile Trail Parish was founded in 1965. It has as Matron Saint the Virgin of the Poor, and has more than 15,000 Christians. Its headquarters is located in Rutsiro District. It has 7 sub-parishes, 25 outstations, 84 Basic Christian Communities, one health center and 5 Catholic schools.

The neighboring parishes are: Murunda to the North, Mushubati to the South, Kinunu to the West and Gakeri to the East.

The religious communities working in this parish are: the Daughters of the Resurrection and the Little Sisters of Jesus.