Testimonies

  • 24
  • Jun

BAMURANGE PASCASIE’s STORY DURING COVID-19

My in name is Bamurange Pascasie, a FAWE Rwanda /MasterCard Scholar. I am a student at university of Rwanda, school of medicine and pharmacy in department of medicine in level one. I live in Ngororero district, western province of Rwanda. During this period where the whole world is facing the...

  • 18
  • Jun

ISHIMWE ANNE MARIE’s STORY DURING COVID-19

My name is ISHIMWE Anne Marie, I am a FAWE Rwanda/MCF scholar studying Agricultural mechanization in the university of Rwanda and I live in Gicumbi district. During my stay home due to Covid-19, in the morning I do house works and sometimes I help my mother in the farm activities where we are...

  • 8
  • Jun

MY LIFE EXPERIENCES DURING COVID-19 LOCKDOWN - Irakoze Clarisse

I am by the names of Irakoze Clarisse, a Fawe Rwanda Scholar in Information Technology. Recently we’ve got information about the new and dangerous pandemic which started killing many people in china and which was spreading faster than anyone can imagine. To stop the spread of Coronavirus,...

  • 29
  • May

My testimony on the COVID-19 pandemic - Jennifer Mutamuliza

My name is Jennifer MUTAMULIZA, a student at IPRC Kicukiro, studying IT (Information Technology) in my third year (3rd year). Recently there came a pandemic called covid-19 which led to quarantine where many activities were closed including schools and campuses. We were all at school and we...

  • 29
  • May

THE STORY OF LYDIA NIYOGISUBIZO DURING COVID-19

I am called Lydia NIYOGISUBIZO a FAWE Rwanda/MCF scholars at the university of Rwanda, college of medicine and health science , school of public health, department of human nutrition and dietetics in level two . During this break I have a lot of things to do including my studies and home...

  • 21
  • May

MARGUERITE STORY DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

My names are Margueritte Marie Dusingizimana, , I am a FAWE Rwanda / MasterCard Foundation scholar. Currently, pursuing bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Laboratory Sciences, at INES-Ruhengeri. I am as well the CEO of an operating business called Ecological Sanitation and Manure Production Ltd in...

  • 21
  • May

My Story during COVID-19 - Gloria Umutoni

My names are Gloria Umutoni and I am 22 years old. I got a chance of being accepted as a student by the foundation of Beautiful world Canada with partnership with FAWE Rwanda through scholarship program, currently I’m a student in Civil Engineering Department mainly in Water and Sanitation...

  • 18
  • Feb

FAWE made me who I am- Says Viviane

My name is TUMUKUNDE VIVIANE, I am studying finance at the university of Rwanda,Nyagatare campus. I am the first the born in a family of two children living with a single mother who is living with a hearing Impairment. After completing my primary education with good grades, I was admitted to a...

  • 21
  • Nov

NADIA SHARES ‘’YOUTH FOR POSITIVE CHANGE’’ CLUB’S CONCEPT

Mugwaneza Nadia is a beneficiary of FAWE Rwanda through the Mastercard Foundation scholar’s program. She is pursuing Civil engineering in construction at the University of Rwanda. After realizing that there are vulnerable families in Karongi district, she decided to take a step in changing their...

  • 14
  • Nov

SCHOLARS WHO GIVE BACK TO THE COMMUNITY

Uwiringiyimana Pascasie is a Mastercard scholar who is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Rwanda/College of sciences and technology. After realizing that there are people in her home district Rusizi that can’t afford health insurance fees, she decided to do...

  • 11
  • Nov

MY DREAMS KEEP ME ALIVE -IRANKUNDA

My name is Irankunda Jacqueline,22. I was born in Western province of Rwanda, Rusizi district, Giheke sector in Kamashangi cell. I am a daughter of Kimanuka Jacques and Mukankundiye Seraphine. I am studying Economics and Geography with Education in University of Rwanda/Nyagatare campus. My...

  • 11
  • Nov

NYIRANSENGIMANA envisions to be a water engineer

My name is Nyiransengimana Edith, Iwas born in Southern Province, Kamonyi district, Rukoma sector in Gisheshe cell. I am a daughter of Kanani Fancois and Nakabonye Beatha. I’m the third childin a family of four siblings. My mother is the head of the family. Before I got the Mastercard...

  • 25
  • Oct

From Grass to Grace – Gloria’s life thrilling experience

Gloria Kayirebwa is the third born in a family of six and the only person in her family to have enrolled in a University. Her story can be summed-up as From Grass to Grace. After finishing High School, she literally had no hope of ever enrolling in a higher institution of learning, thanks to...

  • 8
  • Oct

FAWE took me from darkness to light - Ruth

I am called Ruth Iracyadukunda, I am from Eastern Province, Rwamagana District, Muyumbu Sector, Nyarukombe Cell. When I was a young, I had a dream of becoming an important person in society like being a physician, entrepreneur or a politician. I started primary school with these ambitions...

  • 27
  • Sep

FAWE came as a rescuer ; It brought back our lost hopes - Abimana presents her thanksgiving message

On this day, we appreciate FAWE Rwanda in Partnership with MasterCard foundation for such amazing opportunity which brought the best version of our selves. We have met FAWE Rwanda in partnership with MasterCard foundation at our lowest points, when we had no hopes for tomorrow, see the future...

  • 8
  • Sep

My way of giving back as an MCF scholar” -IRIGENERA RATIFA

My name is Niyonizeye Ernestine and I was born in the Northern Province in Rulindo District, Kisaro Sector. My family are subsistence farmers. When I was in O’ level, I helped one classmate who was sitting the exams for Mathematics and Political Sciences for the second time. She performed very...

  • 8
  • Sep

“My way of giving back as an MCF scholar”

I’m called Izerimana Liliane and I’m 18 years old. My family is located in Nyagatare District, Rukomo Sector, Gashenyi Cell. I’m the third child in a family of seven and have many other relatives. Currently I am in Senior 6 MCB studying at Ecole des Sciences Byimana. Before being sponsored as...

  • 20
  • Nov

"I am proud to be a Mastercard Foundation Scholar", Bonifride Uwimbabazi

I am Bonifride UWIMBABAZI, I am proud to be a Mastercard Foundation Scholar. I was born in the family of 10 siblings and I am the 9th born from Kamana Thacien and Nyirababi Emerence. My family and I live in Gicumbi district. My journey in education started in G.S Nyinawimana in Rukomo sector....

  • 13
  • Nov

ISHIMWE Marie Pascaline Sabine - MasterCard Foundation Scholar

I am ISHIMWE Marie Pascaline Sabine. I will be 19 years old in September. I am the first born among 5 siblings. We live in Rutsiro district but went to school in Ecole des Science de Musanze offering mathematics, chemistry and biology (MCB). I am very happy to day. In fact I cannot express...

  • 13
  • Nov

Lucie MUJAWAMARIYA - MasterCard Foundation Scholars

I, Lucie MUJAWAMARIYA, hereby express my heartfelt gratitude to MasterCard Foundation Scholars’ Program through FAWE Rwanda for the support in education and I promise to make the best of this golden chance that I got. I was born in 1997 in Rusizi district. I am the sixth born among 8...

  • 18
  • Sep

UWERA Esther 17 years old Testimony

UWERA Esther 17 years old, she is first born among 4 siblings, daughter to Higiro Protais and Mukeshimana Dativa. She grew up in Uganda with her aunt because her mother could not afford daily upkeep but came back to Rwanda to live with her family when her aunt could not also afford anymore....

  • 18
  • Sep

UWANGABE Adonai 16 years old Testimony

UWANGABE Adonai 16 years old. Daughter of Mustinzi Peter and Bamukunde Justine. She lives in Kabeza and goes to school at St Aloys Rwamagana. She is a Senior 5 student studying History, Economics and Geography. She says, “After I received this scholarship I got motivated to work even harder...

  • 18
  • Sep

UWAMAHORO Racheal 19 years Testimony

UWAMAHORO Racheal 19 years is a senior 5 student at MCE FAWE Girls Gahini. Racheal has three siblings and she is the third born daughter of Mayira Sylvestre and Mukarutabana Seraphine. Racheal was previously chased from ES Kabarondo where she was undertaking her Senior 4 studies and after...

  • 18
  • Sep

IRAHOZA Guillaine 17 years old Testimony

IRAHOZA Guillaine 17 years old, student at FAWE Girls Kigali, one of the 5 children of Gasana Gustave and Mabuye Nadia. Speaking to one of the programme officers, she says “I have particularly gained self-confidence and public speaking skills from the mentoring sessions and Tuseme programme....

  • 18
  • Sep

MUKAMPIRE Aline : Fawe Girls School Gahini.

Aline is a 19 year old girl from Byimana cell, Munezero Gisozi sector, she is the first born daughter to Ntamuhanga Deogratious and Nyirasikubwabo Berancille. Her mother Berancille is a hawker, she sells vegetables in the market and the father daily looks for masonry jobs to make a living....

  • 13
  • Jul

Esperance MUKANKAKA Testimony

Esperance MUKANKAKA, is 18 years old and the only child to a single mother, they reside in Karuruma, a Kigali suburb. The buoyant student undertakes Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics at Lycée Notre-Dame de Cîteaux since February 2014. Esperance lives with her mother during the holidays but her...