Learning is a Lifelong Journey: The Success Story of Scholar Perajie

By |November 15th, 2018|

Perajie was born in Rwanda in 1982. When the genocide began in 1994, she was just entering her teen years and finishing Primary Four (P4) in school. She and her family fled to the Congo, and sadly, she was unable to finish her education. Until now. Perajie is a high performing Komera scholar and inspiration that learning is truly […]

Mamy Making Waves in the Community

By |July 16th, 2018|

As a scholar in the Post-Secondary Transition Program, Mamy was inspired to give back to her community in not one, but four different ways! She looked around at her community and saw all the ways she could help other!

She started with a young girl who she recognized lacked a support system. Mamy used her voice and advocated for the child […]

Better than Summer Camp

By |August 11th, 2017|

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”

By |May 15th, 2017|

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 […]