Category Archives: Programs

COVID-19 Update

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

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Yego Rwanda April 2020 Update Report

Grace, Mercy and Emmanuel Gatera have prepared a report on the latest updates from Yego Rwanda. It includes information on: the first computer-assisted learning class graduation the launch of the sewing classes the elite newcomer’s retreat returning women and girl’s … Continue reading

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Retreat #3

Mar 13 – 15: Peace and Reconciliation Men’s Retreat Day 1 This was the first retreat held for men. Participants listened attentively to the sessions, but worked in silence when they were at the tables. Kae changed direction by encouraging … Continue reading

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Retreat #2

Mar 6 – 8:  Kindness and Compassion Day 1 The women and girls are all previous retreat participants, so it was good for everyone to reconnect. Craft time gives the women a chance to be creative and to share. Tea … Continue reading

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Yego programs off and running!

Computer-assisted learning (CAL) program The CAL program aims to help women and youth who have not had a chance to go to university. It’s a 6-month program, offered free of charge. The first class graduated this week! Below is a … Continue reading

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Sewing Centre

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.

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Retreat #1

Feb 28 – Mar 1: Walking Together in HopeDay 1While the first day was filled with laughter, singing, teaching and storytelling, there is so much pain and trauma that still needs healing. Unlike previous retreats, all the women participating this … Continue reading

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Challenges and Miracles

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

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YEGO’s dance, music and drama program

YEGO youth practising their dance moves Dance, music and drama help youth heal from social isolation, despair and anger which characterize trauma and depression. It is both therapeutic and an income‐generating program, developing skills that can lead to job opportunities. … Continue reading

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Christmas Party 2019

The annual Christmas party gathers together the vulnerable children and youth sponsored by YEGO Rwanda. It’s a time for them to meet, celebrate Christmas and the end of the year, and make plans for the new year. The 2019 Christmas party … Continue reading

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