1/4/16

'Yes, school reintegration is possible when you get money'

My name is Odette Nizeyimana. I’m 18 years old and come from a poor family, where finding food was sometimes difficult. Unlike many parents who think it is unnecessary to send girls to school, my father always promised me that he would support my education until I got a diploma.

1/4/16

‘We Are No Longer Orphans’

Dorothea Mpawenimana, a 22-year-old single mother of a 5-year-old daughter, has been the sole caretaker of seven younger brothers and sisters since her mother died. When I arrived at her home, I saw a medium-size wooden house, covered with metallic sheets.

10/7/13

Don’t Hide

Seruka or “Don’t Hide,” is an organization in Bujumbura, Burundi, that provides confidential medical support for survivors of

10/3/13

Empowering Youth

Jacqueline Ntunzwenimana, 21, is a seamstress who operates her business out of her home in Musaga, Burundi.

10/3/13

Marie-Goreth's Mission

Marie-Goreth, 18, has never been to school. She cannot read or write. She wakes in the morning to walk almost one hour to a field where her family grows rice and sweet potatoes.

10/3/13

Those Who Bring the Light

It all started with one man who beat his wife. Week after week, he hit her, yelled at her and humiliated her. But nothing changed. He didn’t feel better; he felt worse.

10/2/13

Empowering Youth

Jacqueline Ntunzwenimana, 21, is a seamstress who operates her business out of her home in Musaga, Burundi.

10/2/13

Let’s Be United

Donathe, her husband and children live in a dry and dusty village outside of Burundi’s capital city, Bujumbura.

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