East African Girls Leadership Summit

Why We’re So Proud of Claire

By |October 5th, 2016|

When we interview girls to join the Komera program, we need to see some kind of drive, passion and determination in them. Claire has this. We knew from the moment we met her that she was special.

Claire doesn’t take the backseat in the classroom, in the car, in life. She’s active and embraces every assignment, lesson and experience. She shines particularly bright […]

Urumuri Dadas

By |December 9th, 2015|

Habiba is 16. Her twin sister is already married and has two kids. She’s one of 16 children. Habiba says she isn’t married because she wouldn’t allow it. Her dream is to be a gynecologist to save young women from being cut – she has already saved 6. The look of determination in her eyes is inspiring and I […]