girls’ education

Holiday Plans for Komera Canada Scholars

Our Komera Canada scholars are on holiday! The Rwandan school year starts in January and runs until late November, so for a month or so, the girls will be at home with their families. However, they will not be going to the mall to buy Christmas presents and hanging expensive Christmas lights in their homes. […]

By |December 11th, 2014|Blog, girls’ education, Komera Scholar|0 Comments

Why do we run?

By Laura Hanson
Growing up in Canada, Margaret Butler discovered that she loved running and was good at it – quite good in fact. When she ran, she felt bold, evenpowerful and began competing in high school and college where she received a sports scholarship.

With new confidence in herself and her body, Margaret started setting new […]

By |October 27th, 2014|Blog, girls’ education, Komera Global Run, Rwanda, scholars|0 Comments

Meet our new Rwanda Program Director, Dativah!

We are pleased to introduce our amazing new Rwanda Program Director, Dativah! Dativah is one inspiring woman- she ran for parliament in her local district and is a passionate advocate for women. We feel so fortunate to have her on our team!

Name: Dativiah
Education: BAA and MBA in Strategic Management
Experience: Finance Administration, Strategic Planning and Planning, […]

By |July 24th, 2014|Blog, girls’ education, Komera Scholar, Rwanda, Stories, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Call for Collaboration: Strength in Numbers (and Tweet)

With the World Cup ending and Germany winning the title, #Gotze was the trending hashtag of last week. This past spring #BringBackOurGirls had its fifteen minutes of fame after the world learned of the Nigerian girls’ abduction by Boko Haram, an Islamist extremist, from their school. It was not the first, and definitely not the […]

By |July 15th, 2014|girls’ education|0 Comments