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 […]
Imagine if your family moved to another country, and left you behind.
Imagine if they left you with a relative who neglected and abused you.
Then imagine trying to keep hope, stay focused on your goals, and finding strength to carry on.
This story is of a young woman’s fight for her education, against all odds.
Apophie was born into poverty- in a […]
Consolee graduated from secondary school in December and is now part of our Post Secondary Transition Program. This is her story about how she was able to excel since joining Komera.
“Before Komera I was always absent from school because getting scholastic materials was hard. I could not get books and pens. I also worked so hard at home in […]
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 […]