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 […]
Olivia and Francoise are Komera scholars in the Post-Secondary Transition Program. The group was tasked with each doing a project to give back to their community. The students were inspired by the lessons they had learned over the past 4 years with Komera at school and in their leadership summit trainings. Olivia and Francoise decided to take their lessons […]
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 […]
Antoinette is a new Komera scholar selected in 2017. She lives with her Mother, two brothers and sister. They survive on the food that they are able to grow.
Her father recently passed away leaving behind a very high debt with the local bank. The bank has since claimed their family home leaving them with nothing and no ability to […]