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Creating a Global Network with Our Partners and Friends

By Erin Thornton

Executive Director, Every Mother Counts

Every Mother Counts was founded by fashion model Christy Turlington Burns in 2010 after completing her first documentary film, “No Woman, No Cry” about maternal health. 

In what ways do you feel that Every Mother Counts and The Komera Project have a natural connection?

I think that both organizations are fundamentally about women’s […]

By |March 8th, 2013|Blog, Stories|0 Comments

Partnerships, Partnerships, Partnerships!

Komera is a leadership incubator that focuses on girls in secondary school. While we would love to support our girls through University, we just can’t stretch that far quite yet. BUT we are committed to building partnerships and relationships with other organizations that can help our scholars once they finish secondary school.

When I was in […]

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

Why we run

On my daily run I find peace and balance. It’s where I make sense of the world, it’s my confidence, it’s how I explore and it’s part of my fabric as a human being.

In 2007 I found myself running through the remote villages of Rwanda. After a lifetime of running during my travels around the […]

By |February 8th, 2013|Blog, Stories|0 Comments

A Trip to Remember

I left Kigali for Rwinkwavu yesterday afternoon. Non-stop rain had prepared me for a long trip, and I figured the car I had wrangled was in good shape.

Halfway there, the windshield wiper popped off. So I pulled to the side and tried to rig the wiper back together. As I worked, a crew of boys […]

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

Komera Ambassador – Ben Smith!

I first met Ben last year – he was working at a well known accounting firm in NYC and had volunteered to provide the Komera Project with pro-bono accounting services. I found his story intriguing as here was this young and outgoing Kansas born guy living in the big city who had actively chosen to help a small […]

By |October 3rd, 2012|Blog, events, Komera Global Run|0 Comments

San Francisco Summer Cocktails!

Please join us in San Francisco on August 2nd for an evening of cocktails and an AMAZING silent auction!

Please see ticket purchase information here.

By |August 2nd, 2012|Blog, events|0 Comments

NYC Summer Cocktails!

Please join us in NYC on July 12th for an evening of cocktails and an AMAZING silent auction!

Please see ticket purchase information here.

By |July 12th, 2012|Blog, events|0 Comments

Cocktails for Komera

Please join the Komera Project for an evening of cocktails and discussion about girls education in Rwanda. Every ticket sold and donation made will go towards supporting a girl to attend secondary school in Rwanda.

Tickets are $60 per person.
Please purchase your advance tickets here!

By |October 1st, 2011|Blog, events|0 Comments