Rwanda

Better than Summer Camp

By |August 11th, 2017|

It’s here! This week is our August Komera Leadership Summit, and our scholars are thrilled to spend the week together honing their leadership skills, learning from trainers and guest speakers, and spending time with their Komera sisters. 

This 5-day summit, also know as “camp” to our girls, is held during the break from boarding school. We take all of our […]

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 […]

Soaring Off to University!

By |September 12th, 2016|

Our goal has always been to provide opportunities for our students and open doors. If they work hard and get into University or vocational school, we want to support their dreams!

We are excited that in 2016 we are launching our first ever cohort of University scholars. Komera will provide zero interest loans to all of our students who have successfully […]

Look Who’s Running With Us: Victoria!

By |June 4th, 2016|

We caught up with Victoria, a former Boston Latin Academy student who was part of the Komera Ambassador Club, who is interning with Komera this summer! She’s going to #RunTheWorld in the Komera Global Run Boston June 5th to support girls education & empowerment!
1. How did you first learn about Komera and what inspired you to participate in the Komera Global […]