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Giving Tuesday is only one week away

We hope you’ve been inspired by the stories of hope we’ve highlighted over the last several weeks. Even during COVID lockdowns, YEGO staff were working hard to help Rwandans in need. This past pandemic year, we’ve: Provided counselling support Delivered … Continue reading

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Food Distribution

Another way YEGO Rwanda helps vulnerable Rwandans, especially during the pandemic, is by supplying emergency food and sanitary supplies. Each month we supply food to ten of the neediest families. We do it on a rotation basis, one zone after … Continue reading

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Counselling Services and Healing Retreats

Counselling has helped the beneficiaries of YEGO Rwanda – women, girls and boys. Most of the women who attended healing retreats have healed, recovered hope, and are eager to work hard and earn a living. COVID-19 has added another layer … Continue reading

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Women making a difference

YEGO staff identified two women’s stories we have a lot to learn from. Thanks to their trauma healing, resilience, endurance, creativity, love of justice, stamina and hard work, they were able to make a great difference in their homes, zones … Continue reading

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Graduation Day

Today, 14 of our students graduated from Gatesi Excellence Daycare. The graduates – 11 boys and 3 girls – will soon be moving on to elementary school. While attending our daycare, they received care, love and life foundation skills including: … Continue reading

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Update from Emmanuel

YEGO Rwanda Update: July 2021 These last few months, Rwanda has experienced various events and situations – some sad and some celebratory. COVID-19 COVID-19 is rampant and getting worse. Last year we often had less than 100 new cases daily, … Continue reading

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Rwandan Independence Day/Canada Day

July 1 is observed every year in Rwanda as the day the country gained independence from Belgian colonial rule in 1962. July 1 is also Canada Day, the anniversary of Canadian Confederation, which occurred on July 1, 1867. To celebrate … Continue reading

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Volcano erupts near Goma, Congo

5000 flee into Rwanda after volcanic eruption At least 15 people have died as a result of the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo last Saturday night. The spread of lava stopped just short of Goma, eastern Congo’s hub for trade and … Continue reading

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Remember and Rebuild

Rwandans are remembering the 100 days of the 27th Genocide Memorial. They remember more than one million Tutsi – babies, children, youth, men, women and elders – killed in just 100 days. During this critical period of remembrance, most Rwandans … Continue reading

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Letter from Emmanuel

FOOD DISTRIBUTION DURING KIGALI’s SECOND LOCKDOWN After months of recovering from the first lockdown, our numbers hit quite the peak this January and many lives have been lost. With 15,834 cases and 208 deaths all in the span of a … Continue reading

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