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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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Before and After

Phase I: House repairs complete. YEGO moves in tomorrow! Phase II: Furnishings and setup for Computer Assisted Learning begins soon. Thank you for your support!

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Expanding Horizons

Repairs have begun on YEGO’s new home! Repairs and painting are expected to be finished by the end of November, just in time to start setting up for the new Computer Assisted Learning (CAL) program.  CAL will begin in January … Continue reading

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Prayers for Students

YEGO founder Emmanuel Gatera was invited to offer prayers and encouragement to 245 students getting ready to write their National Primary Exams this Monday. Good luck kids!

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Women’s General Assembly

On October 18 the women’s core team led a general assembly for past participants of the  healing retreats. The women and girls were able to reconnect, share their stories and experiences, encourage each other and offer suggestions to improve YEGO’s  … Continue reading

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