Author Archives: YEGO Rwanda
Shopping for computers Today was computer-shopping day, African-style. After visiting a couple of shops to compare products and prices, the word was out. By the time the YEGO group got to the third shop, a proprietor from a few blocks … Continue reading
Home visits The women that YEGO visits all have something in common. They all struggled with loneliness but now they have a community that cares about them. They are grateful for visitors because then they know they are not forgotten. … Continue reading
Retreat leader Kae Neufeld says, “Even one story makes the trip worthwhile, but there are so many more.” Here is one such story. One of the youth asked on Friday if she could tell her story to one of the … Continue reading
Retreat Day 2 It has been a full day of games, singing, crafts and storytelling. The women and youth are bonding, feeling safe to share difficult stories. They closed the day with singing and an evening blessing. Instead of heading … Continue reading
The sessions started with singing, and the dancing followed. Tossing bean bags across the room in rapid succession had everyone laughing and ducking to avoid being hit. Kae Neufeld taught two lessons separated by a tea break and then the … Continue reading
Today included a visit to the genocide museum. What a sobering place. 250,000 of the nearly one million people killed are buried here. One theme that came through is that survivors who were betrayed by neighbours, friends, and the church … Continue reading
Carolyn met with five more students today as well as the facilitator for computer-assisted learning. The possibilities are exciting!