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Meet Komera Scholar Janvier!

I first met Janvier in 2008 – she was full of fire and fight and I adored her spirit. Janvier was selected by her school and local authorities as one of the first Komera Scholars. She stepped forward as an immediate leader and fought hard to have her voice heard and have her needs met.

It […]

By |June 8th, 2013|Komera Scholar, scholars|0 Comments

The Lev Ladies are heading to Rwanda!

How did you discover The Komera Project? What motivated you to get involved with The Komera Project?
Beth Lev and her daughter, Sara, became involved with The Komera Project last summer as a result of an internship Sara was completing at Alberleen Capital. The management of the company has ties with The Komera Project, so when […]

By |June 1st, 2013|Fundraising, Komera Global Run|0 Comments

The Komera Global Run just got even more global!

A group of sixth graders in Dalian, China, along with their teacher, will run on June 19 as part of the Komera Global Run 2013. Here’s our interview with Mr. Ngo:

Daca Ngo is a sixth grade teacher at the Maple Leaf Foreign National School ‎in Dalian, China. His fundraising page on crowdrise is called Mr. Ngo […]

By |May 19th, 2013|Komera Global Run, Stories|0 Comments

Back to School! But first we need our materials…

It’s hard to not laugh when pictures are being taken!That’s social worker Esther with Komera Scholar Alice (on the right)Janviere – the Komera Scholar President is on the far left! 

The Scholars get the plastic bins to do their washing at school 

By |May 14th, 2013|Komera Scholar, Stories|0 Comments

Mother’s Day thoughts from the Komera Board Chair

By David Boehmer, May 12th 2013

When I look at a girl, no matter if she is in New York City or Rwinkwavu, I see potential. I see someone with curiosity, with love, with energy and with passion. I see someone who has the opportunity to change the community, country and world around her. I see […]

By |May 12th, 2013|Fundraising, Komera Global Run|0 Comments

Komera Scholar Levocate – By Esther (Komera Social Worker)

She thought life was over for her, with her disability combined with poverty, she never used to dream of ever sitting in a class with children of the rich and study looking at a brighter future. This is how Levocate who goes to APPEKA a private school in Kabarondo starts narrating her story.

Levocate says even […]

By |May 8th, 2013|Blog, scholars|0 Comments

Komera Global Run 2013 – Bowen Island, Canada!

Robin and Hilary Butler of Bowen Island, British Columbia, initially discovered and became involved with The Komera Project for one simple reason: their daughter founded the organization. They visited Margaret in Rwanda several years ago while she was working for Partners in Health and The Clinton Foundation in Rwinkwavu. Starting in South Africa, they traveled […]

By |April 28th, 2013|Fundraising, Komera Global Run|0 Comments

Planning your Run for Girls Education!

On June 19th 2013 we are running for Girls’ Education around the world! We are encouraging everyone, everywhere to strap on their shoes and take a run for Girls Education. It doesn’t have to be anything over the top – BUT we want to track who does what and where so we can show how […]

By |April 18th, 2013|events, Komera Global Run|0 Comments

Launch of the Social Entrepreneurship Academy!

Girls design ideas to fight hunger, child abuse

In partnership with Global Grassroots and Partners In Health, we were able to deliver a conscious leadership and social entrepreneurship curriculum to 70 vulnerable high school girls over November and December. Of these, 57 girls are Komera Scholars, and the remaining 13 girls were extended a special invitation […]

By |April 1st, 2013|Blog, Stories|0 Comments

Nike runs with The Komera Project!

Lynde Fitzpatrick,
Product Expert and Commercial Content COE at Nike AND running rockstar!

How did you discover The Komera Project?

I discovered the Komera Project through my college friend and teammate, the incomparable Margaret Butler.

What motivated you to get involved with The Komera Project?

Since learning about what Margaret and her team were doing with The Komera Project I […]

By |March 8th, 2013|Blog, Komera Global Run, Stories|0 Comments