Dativah is one inspiring women- she ran for parliament in her local district and is a passionate advocate for women. She holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and a MBA in Strategic Management. Before Komera she held positions in finance administration and in strategic planning and budgeting for Rwanda’s Teacher College.
Jean-Bosco previously worked with Komera as a consultant and was instrumental in developing our Komera Parent Co-operative. He now joins us full-time to help continue working on the Komera Co-operative and building the Komera Post Secondary programs. Jean-Bosco was sponsored by Partners In Health throughout secondary school and received a Government scholarship to complete his University degree. He has worked with FaceAIDS and the One Acre Fund.
Margaret Butler brings a background in teaching, international development and non-profit management to Komera. Margaret spent a year in Rwanda working with Partners In Health and The Clinton Foundation in health-related projects where, in addition, she was naturally drawn towards education-related projects. Margaret founded Komera (formerly the Komera Project) while in Rwanda as she recognized the need to focus on girls’ education.
Lauren joins the Komera team after working as a strategic marketing and donor recognition project consultant to nonprofit organizations. A graduate of Hiram College with a double major in Political Science and Sociology, Lauren is passionate about alleviating poverty and inequality through empowerment. Her experience in the nonprofit sector includes work in the micro-finance, fair trade and social justice industries.