Reflections from Rwanda

Meet Komera’s Summer Intern, Tracy!

By |May 19th, 2016|

My name is Tracy Nkulikiyimfura. I am current international student from Rwanda attending Oldfields School, an all girls College Preparatory School in Glencoe, Maryland.

I am a Rwandan girl that comes from a country that has completely rebuilt itself from the ground up. My country’s history, culture and traditions has pushed me to promote and educate people about Rwanda. […]


By |April 8th, 2016|

I try my best to visit all of the parents of new Komera scholars when I am in Rwanda. They are usually pretty sad but hopeful situations. We purposefully select young women that are the poorest of the poor so some of the homes are in pretty rough shape. One particular home struck me, the parents of Solange.
I walked […]

Reflections from Rwanda – Sara Lev

By |August 16th, 2013|

Sara Lev, a rising senior, travelled to Rwanda in June with The Komera Project. She spent a week working with the Komera Scholars and learning about Rwanda.
Going to Rwanda with Margaret and other supporters of the Komera Project was unbelievable. Meeting other supporters, the scholars, learning about Rwandan culture and history as well as seeing the gorgeous rolling […]

Reflections from Rwanda – Beth Lev

By |August 16th, 2013|

My daughter Sara and I just returned from the most amazing journey through Rwanda with the most impressive group of people from Komera. We visited Kigali, Rwinkwavu, the Northern Province and so much in between. While we witnessed devastation associated with the Rwandan genocide and extreme poverty, we were also overwhelmed and inspired by the country’s recovery and […]