Benoit the Brave!

Benoit lives in Kable sector with his wife Francine and 5 children. When their daughter Diane excelled in her exams, the family was so proud! But they also realized her education may not not continue because they could not afford to pay the high costs associated with secondary school. With the support of her family, Diane applied for a […]

Ever Determined Eline

When Eline dreamed of her future, she saw herself as successful, educated, and strong. Growing up in poverty, her family was often unable to pay her school fees. Her parents saw the determination in Eline and would send her to the headmaster of school, asking and pleading to be admitted. Time and time again, she was sent home from […]

The Beginning of a New Chapter for Desire

Komera welcomed 20 new scholars into the Komera family in January! Each has a unique and inspiring story of strength, determination & courage. Meet one of our new students, Desire, and learn how she overcame unimaginable challenges to continue her education!

For most of her life, Desire lived a modest, happy life at home with her mother. By trading goods […]

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Muraho, Katie!

We are excited to welcome a new member to the Komera family!

My name is Katie Journeay and I am a student at Emmanuel College in Boston. I am majoring in International Studies, concentrating on justice and sustainability. I learned about this position through BNID (Boston Network for International Development) and knew it would be a great fit. I am […]