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Hope in action

Graduation – Computer Assisted Learning Thanks to ongoing donations, YEGO is able to offer programs that provide hope to vulnerable Rwandans. One example is the Computer Assisted Learning program. With a certificate of completion, students can go on to further … Continue reading

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Annual Report, Budget and Action Plan

Like many of us, YEGO Rwanda has had to pivot to adapt to living in a global pandemic. During a lockdown, many people in Rwanda couldn’t get out to make a living and were in urgent need of items like … Continue reading

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Eulogy for Yego Dancer

IN LOVING MEMORY OF HONORINE MUHAWENIMANA Honorine was born in 1996. Her home is located in Ndera in the northern part of Kigali but her parents come from the northern part of Rwanda. Honorine‚Äôs father died when she was still … Continue reading

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Landed safely in Rwanda

Canadian group arrives in Kigali Dr. Kae Neufeld, Mackensy Cumin and Susan Dueck from Edmonton have arrived in Kigali to help with the important work of YEGO Rwanda. Werner De Jong, pastor at Holyrood Mennonite Church in Edmonton, will be … Continue reading

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The Hope that Remains: Canadian Survivors of the Rwandan Genocide

Friend and supporter of YEGO Rwanda, Christine Magill recounts the stories of 10 immigrants in her new book, The Hope that Remains: Canadian Survivors of the Rwandan Genocide. Christine explains why she wrote the book. For many people the thought … Continue reading

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Annual Fundraising Dinner

YOU ARE INVITED! Come help celebrate and support the work of YEGO Rwanda. You can really make a difference. Event details Friday, November 15, 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.St. Andrew’s United Church, 9915 – 148 St., Edmonton 5:30 – 6:30: … Continue reading

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UPDATE: computer-assisted learning program

See the May report on YEGO’s computer-assisted learning (CAL) program. Learn about its objectives, outcomes and recommendations.

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Creating bonds of friendship

Students in the computer-assisted learning program are not only learning new skills, they’re also forming friendships and creating community. This week the students took up a collection and threw a party for one of their classmates, Dianne. This program is … Continue reading

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School Supplies

YEGO distributed school supplies to 13 of its sponsored youth in early January 2019. Seven more couldn’t attend, but will pick up their packages later. Emmanuel and Athanasie Gatera spoke with the youth about being successful in their education and … Continue reading

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Christmas Party 2018

On Dec 21, 60 youth attended the annual YEGO Christmas party. They sang, danced, and shared their experiences of the past year. They comforted and prayed for one another over stories of sickness, loss of parents and poverty. They celebrated … Continue reading

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