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Abandoned, Homeless & Hopeless: Apophie Triumphs

Imagine if your family moved to another country, and left you behind.

Imagine if they left you with a relative who neglected and abused you.

Then imagine trying to keep hope, stay focused on your goals, and finding strength to carry on.

This story is of a young woman’s fight for her education, against all odds.

Apophie was born into poverty- in a […]

Better than Summer Camp

It’s here! This week is our August Komera Leadership Summit, and our scholars are thrilled to spend the week together honing their leadership skills, learning from trainers and guest speakers, and spending time with their Komera sisters. 

This 5-day summit, also know as “camp” to our girls, is held during the break from boarding school. We take all of our […]

Consolee has a “Goal in her Soul”

Consolee graduated from secondary school in December and is now part of our Post Secondary Transition Program. This is her story about how she was able to excel since joining Komera.

“Before Komera I was always absent from school because getting scholastic materials was hard. I could not get books and pens. I also worked so hard at home in […]

Nothing is impossible – Ask Claire!

Claire graduated in December from secondary school and is now part of our Post Secondary Transition Program. This is her story, or as she calls it, her life journey:

“My name is Claire, I am from Ruramira sector and I am a Komera scholar. My life before joining Komera was too hard and bad to imagine. Getting school fees and […]