Empowerment

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 […]

Ever Determined Eline

By |April 26th, 2018|

When Eline dreamed of her future, she saw herself as successful, educated, and strong. Growing up in poverty, her family was often unable to pay her school fees. Her parents saw the determination in Eline and would send her to the headmaster of school, asking and pleading to be admitted. Time and time again, she was sent home from […]

Muraho, Katie!

By |January 23rd, 2018|

We are excited to welcome a new member to the Komera family!

My name is Katie Journeay and I am a student at Emmanuel College in Boston. I am majoring in International Studies, concentrating on justice and sustainability. I learned about this position through BNID (Boston Network for International Development) and knew it would be a great fit. I am […]

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 […]