Category Archives: Women’s Healing Ministry Retreats

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 #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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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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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

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Day 3 – Retreat #2

The level-2 retreat ended amidst much joy, laughter and song. The song that ended up being the theme for the weekend was God is So Good. Over and over, it expressed the feelings of the women. In case you’re wondering … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Retreat #2

In the Level 1 retreat the women shared their stories of pain and suffering. Now in Level 2 they are sharing their journeys of healing. There were many stories but the one that came through frequently was the movement from … Continue reading

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Day 1 of Retreat #2

Today was the start of the second retreat. The women and youth have all been to a retreat before. This time the theme is Finding Hope. When the bus arrived the air was filled with the sound of singing. This … Continue reading

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Women’s Healing Retreat 2019 – Day 3

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

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Women’s Healing Retreat 2019 – Day 2

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

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