Category Archives: News
Emergency food distribution During Rwanda’s coronovirus lockdown, many of YEGO’s beneficiaries, including the working poor, were unable to make money to provide food for their families. YEGO stepped up to help. By using funds earmarked for programs which were unable … Continue reading
Rwanda on lockdown Like much of the world, Rwandans are being told to stay home and stay safe. It’s been over a month and the lockdown deadlines continue to be extended. There have been 153 cases of COVID-19 in the … Continue reading
Did you know that YEGO runs a daycare? Many of the women connected with YEGO need childcare in order to attend healing retreats, receive counselling, participate in education, find employment, or hold down a job. With the help of donations … Continue reading
With new sewing machines from India, and sewing supplies brought from Canada, YEGO is ready to start its sewing centre! Although no instructions were provided, the team managed to assemble two working machines.
Editors note: This just in from Kae Neufeld, Mackensy Cumin and Susan Dueck who are in Rwanda to help deliver healing retreats to YEGO recipients. It’s so perfect, and has such a beautiful lesson of patience and gratitude, that I … Continue reading
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.
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
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
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!