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 Zone-A Women to Start Saving and Lending Co-operative

Athanasie Gatera and the women from Zone A are enjoying eating maize flowers together. Sharing maize is culturally significant. It symbolizes a united people meeting together to share experiences and celebrate life. Update: Athanasie gathered the women from Zone A … Continue reading

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School Supplies

YEGO distributed school supplies to 13 of its sponsored youth in early January 2019. Seven more couldn’t attend, but will pick up their packages later. Emmanuel and Athanasie Gatera spoke with the youth about being successful in their education and … Continue reading

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Christmas Party 2018

On Dec 21, 60 youth attended the annual YEGO Christmas party. They sang, danced, and shared their experiences of the past year. They comforted and prayed for one another over stories of sickness, loss of parents and poverty. They celebrated … Continue reading

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Before and After

Phase I: House repairs complete. YEGO moves in tomorrow! Phase II: Furnishings and setup for Computer Assisted Learning begins soon. Thank you for your support!

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Expanding Horizons

Repairs have begun on YEGO’s new home! Repairs and painting are expected to be finished by the end of November, just in time to start setting up for the new Computer Assisted Learning (CAL) program.  CAL will begin in January … Continue reading

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Prayers for Students

YEGO founder Emmanuel Gatera was invited to offer prayers and encouragement to 245 students getting ready to write their National Primary Exams this Monday. Good luck kids!

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Women’s General Assembly

On October 18 the women’s core team led a general assembly for past participants of the  healing retreats. The women and girls were able to reconnect, share their stories and experiences, encourage each other and offer suggestions to improve YEGO’s  … Continue reading

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