Mamy Making Waves in the Community

By |July 16th, 2018|

As a scholar in the Post-Secondary Transition Program, Mamy was inspired to give back to her community in not one, but four different ways! She looked around at her community and saw all the ways she could help other!

She started with a young girl who she recognized lacked a support system. Mamy used her voice and advocated for the child […]

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 […]

Nothing is impossible – Ask Claire!

By |May 1st, 2017|

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 […]


By |October 11th, 2016|

The first time I met Aline, she flung her arms around me and wouldn’t let go.

It was overwhelming to feel someone’s desperation through a hug. She was desperate to share her entire life story with me and ultimately anyone who would listen. We cried and hugged and I left, because I could and she couldn’t.

For the next couple of […]