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 […]

Dyanamic Duo Olivia and Francoise!

By |July 11th, 2018|

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 […]

Incredible Immaculate

By |October 26th, 2017|

A happier widow is Nyirakadeli Immaculate. She is a Komera parent who has gone through a journey of success after her family joined Komera.  Immaculate belongs in Mbarara Komera parent saving group in Gacaca Village, Rwinkwavu sector. This Komera Cooperative group works together to buy crops, beans and maize and resell at the local market. Immaculate has 5 children- making […]

Abandoned, Homeless & Hopeless: Apophie Triumphs

By |September 7th, 2017|

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 […]