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 […]

Meet Komera’s Spring Intern, Joanna!

By |February 22nd, 2017|

Growing up in Rwanda, I was fortunate to be given different educational opportunities that are not always available to everyone especially not every girl.

My name is Joanna Karenzi; I am a senior at Northeastern University in Boston, MA majoring in International Affairs and Economics with minors in French and African Studies. I am passionate about the development of my […]

Meet Komera’s Summer Intern, Tracy!

By |May 19th, 2016|

My name is Tracy Nkulikiyimfura. I am current international student from Rwanda attending Oldfields School, an all girls College Preparatory School in Glencoe, Maryland.

I am a Rwandan girl that comes from a country that has completely rebuilt itself from the ground up. My country’s history, culture and traditions has pushed me to promote and educate people about Rwanda. […]

Internship Success: Peninah and Janvier

By |January 6th, 2016|

For scholars in Rwanda to prepare for their senior 6 year (senior year of high school), an internship is required. Komera places our scholars in a variety of industries that relate to the interest of the scholars. This year, Peninah and Janvier both expressed interest in tourism and hospitality, and landed great internships at hotels in Kayonza!

The Silent Hill hotel […]