YEGO Christmas Party 2016

christmas2016-5Since the beginning of its operations in Rwanda, Yego Rwanda foundation has carried on the custom of hosting an annual Christmas party for its family which includes the youth  beneficiaries and their families and well wishers.

This year, the party was hosted on the 27th of December at the Kigali Parents school grounds. It was attended by over  49 children and at least 12 parents and friends of the children.

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May 28 Fundraiser a Big Success

Our fundraiser on May 28th was a big success. The afternoon started with a talent show put on by the children of St. Andrew’s United Church and the neighbouring community. Awesome talent, and thanks to Joan Yee for organizing it all. After the talent show we went downstairs for a dinner cooked by members of the YEGO Canada Board, presentations by Emmanuel Gatera and Kae Neufeld who had just recently returned from Rwanda, and music and dancing led by YEGO Board member Joy Mukarage. We raised over $5,000.00 for the work of YEGO Rwanda and the donations are still coming in. Thanks to all who made it such a memorable event!

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Special Event – Save the Date!

Join us on Saturday, May 28 to help raise money for YEGO Rwanda

Starting at 4:00 pm:

  • Youth Talent Show – $5/ticket or $15/family
  • Dinner – Freewill offering
  • Presentations by the Reverend Emmanuel Gatera and Dr. Kay Neufeld

St. Andrew’s United Church, 9915 148 St. Edmonton, ABMay 28 Fundraiser for YEGO Rwanda

 

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Emmanuel Gatera at the Rwandan Pavilion, Heritage Days Festival Edmonton 2015

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Yego Rwanda Visit by Kae, Petra and Joanne 2015

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YEGO WINE AND CHEESE EVENING

“Celebrating 5 years of YEGO and its Unfolding Story” Saturday June 20, 2015 7:00 PM Location: The Lower Auditorium, St. Andrew’s United Church, Crestwood: 9915-148 Street, Edmonton, AB Purpose: A social connection with our YEGO supporters and founder Emmanuel Gatera; hearing and seeing an update on the YEGO program; providing an opportunity for guests to make a financial contribution to YEGO An Evening Of: – Gathering, conversation, complimentary wine and cheese – Children’s Chorus – Canadian and Rwandan National Anthems – Kae Neufeld presentation on Rwanda workshop trip – March 2015 – Emmanuel’s report and dialogue on YEGO activities, now & in the future – Rwandan Dance – led by Dance Instructor Joy Mukarage For information: St. Andrew’s United Church: 780-452-4454

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Hope

Hope

Caroline Joan Peixoto, City Arts, photographed classical ballet students at rehearsal in Rwanda’s only classical ballet school. This school has given the Kigali community incredible hope as the first post-genocide ballet school.

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