Tag Archives: YEGO

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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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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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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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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