Rotary Run for Rwanda 2017

A heads-up to our supporters! Our seventh annual run/walk will take place on Saturday 26th August this year, the same day as Bowfest, Bowen Island’s festival. This is our major fundraiser and we are hoping for more runners and walkers than any other year. We are always on the lookout for financial sponsors as well […]

By |March 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Travelogue: Three Ways to See Europe!

Many of our Komera friends on Bowen Island and the Lower Mainland joined us on Sunday 29th January at Collins Hall at 3:00 pm to see our show. First of all, Hilary and Robin Butler talked about their most recent Camino walk – the Via de la Plata – that they completed last spring. Then […]

By |January 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2016 Komera Canada scholars update!

This year we gained a new group of scholars as last year’s students graduated from high school, all successfully. In fact, three of them achieved university entrance. This is amazing news as these girls come from impoverished rural families with none of the advantages we in Canada take for granted as necessities for successful graduation, […]

By |November 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rotary Run for Rwanda 2016

Hooray! Our sixth anniversary run/walk is happening on Saturday August 27th! Once again, the ferry dock at Bowen Island will be crowded with participants ranging from two to eighty years old!

Kids from toddlers to nine years old will be running or walking the 1.5km route through Crippen Park at 8:30 am and receiving shiny medals […]

By |July 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rotary Run for Rwanda 2015

Another Rotary Run for Rwanda is done! This year was our fifth anniversary and the first time we had to face rain, wind and grey skies. Despite the weather, we were happy to welcome a large number of participants, maybe not as many as in the previous four years but a substantial turnout. We were particularly happy […]

By |October 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

An amazing week in Rwanda

It was a lightning visit but well worth every penny spent! From the moment my daughter Margaret and I landed in Kigali, we lost no time in worthless activities. We spent two days in Kigali: a Rwandan Komera Board meeting with some very interesting women, a meeting with a videographer who was to film a […]

By |June 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hilary Butler is in Rwanda with Komera!

Miraho! What an incredible week I am having! Our days are packed with activities: many conversations with the girls we sponsor, visits to their homes and their schools, participation in a debate about girls’ entrepreneurship, interesting Rwandan meals, even a four-hour English lesson that ended in singing and dancing, a visit to the parents’ mushrooms […]

By |June 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our Chair is off to Rwanda!

Hilary Butler, Chair of Komera Canada, will be in Rwanda from June 5th to 12th with members of the Komera team from the USA! This will be a lightning flash visit but full of activities. Hilary will be meeting the ten Komera Canada scholars and some of their families. She will be talking to the […]

By |May 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our girls are back at school for the 2015 school year!

Our Komera Canada scholars are back at school after the Christmas holidays! They have received their new school bags with all the equipment they need for the new school year. And they are very excited! We will keep you updated with news from Rwanda about their progress. Check the menu Komera Canada Scholars for photos […]

By |January 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Komera- Making her dreams a reality

Check out our new video!
“Yes! I have the ability to go anywhere I want to go. I have the ability to go and knock on any door.” – Komera Scholar Alice

By |November 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments