Author Archives: YEGO Rwanda

About YEGO Rwanda

YEGO is a Kinyarwanda word meaning YES. YEGO or YES to building a truly loving and hopeful generation in Rwanda. The YEGO Foundation says "YES" to helping support and empower Rwandan orphans to: Heal from trauma Obtain education and develop skills Grow physically and spiritually Unite and reconcile with other Tutsi and Hutu orphans Instil hope for the future

YEGO Rwanda 2019 Annual Report

It’s been a busy year and YEGO Rwanda has a lot to show for it! Learn all about our ongoing programs and new initiatives. Read the 2019-AnnualReport.    

Posted in Financial transparency, News, Programs

UPDATE: computer-assisted learning program

See the May report on YEGO’s computer-assisted learning (CAL) program. Learn about its objectives, outcomes and recommendations.

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Creating bonds of friendship

Students in the computer-assisted learning program are not only learning new skills, they’re also forming friendships and creating community. This week the students took up a collection and threw a party for one of their classmates, Dianne. This program is … Continue reading

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More than a computer class…

Josianne Josianne is one of the students in the YEGO computer-assisted learning program. Not only is Josianne experiencing the joy of learning, she’s also experiencing what it means to be in community. Josianne is an orphan, with no family to … Continue reading

Posted in Computer Assisted Learning

A Message from Dr. Emmanuel Gatera

25th Anniversary of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda April 7, 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. The genocide left more than 1 million Tutsi and moderate Hutu dead and … Continue reading

Posted in Counselling, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Women's Healing Ministry Retreats

The Genesis of Hate and the Trauma of Genocide – The Rwandan Context

The Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Gatera will be returning to Edmonton to teach a course on The Genesis of Hate and the Trauma of Genocide – The Rwandan Context. The course is being offered by St. Stephen’s College and runs from … Continue reading

Posted in Counselling, Events, News, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), St. Stephen's College

YEGO Centre Grand Opening

Ribbon cutting It was a day of celebration! The mayor’s official representative was on hand for the ribbon cutting ceremony. Computer-assisted learning Then it was on to the computer room where Carolyn demonstrated some of the curriculum to be used … Continue reading

Posted in Computer Assisted Learning, Dance, Events, News