News/Events

  • 22
  • Sep

Fawe RWANDA mentors training to equip mentors on online mentoring skills

Kigali 28th - 30th August, 2020 : FAWE Rwanda with funding from Mastercard foundation conducted a three -day training for 66 mentors and peer mentors with an aim to equip them with online mentoring skills as away to respond to the scholars needs even during this time when contact with them is...

  • 24
  • Aug

Fawe Rwanda visits scholars doing internship in their different fields of study

This August FAWE Rwanda through the career guidance and counselling department visited scholars under the Mastercard scholars program to make sure that through this industrial placement they are making informed and impactful career choices within the current competitive job market, positioning...

  • 6
  • Aug

Career counselor’s workshop to share knowledge of online counselling session

FAWE Rwanda in partnership with Mastercard foundation conducted a two days’ workshop for 17 career counselors that aimed at sharing knowledge on individual and career guidance sessions that are being held on a monthly basis. They were equipped with skills of engaging scholars using online tools...

  • 30
  • Jul

Scholar’s Entrepreneurship fund (SEF) START YOUR BUSINESS TRAINING

FAWE Rwanda in partnership with BDF Rwanda and with funding from Mastercard Foundation has conducted a second round of Start your Business training to its scholars under the scholars’ program. The Foundation established a two-million ($2M) US dollar Scholars Entrepreneurship Fund (SEF) to...

  • 13
  • Mar

FAWE RWANDA launches Career coaching sessions
at Former KIE

Kigali on Thursday 12th March,2020 : FAWE Rwanda in partnership with Mastercard Foundation has launched Career coaching sessions at College of Medicine and Health Sciences former KIE. Career Coaching Sessions aim to equip scholars with soft skills which will help them to triumph on the labor...

  • 12
  • Feb

Tech-Enabled STEM Teaching program officially launched
at FAWE Girls school Gisozi

Kigali, On 11th February 2020 : Tech-Enabled STEM Teaching (TEST) program was officially launched at FAWE girls’ school at Gisozi by The Rwanda’s Ministry of Educationalong with other 149 schools’ representatives across the country. In his remarks the minister of education, Dr. Eugene MUTIMURA...

  • 9
  • Jan

STEM Mentoring Camp

FAWE Rwanda in partnership with Rwanda National Commission for UNESCO(CNRU) has completed a three-day STEM Mentoring camp for 100 secondary school girls at the Ordinary level that has been taking place at King David Academy since 5th to 8th January. Antonia Mutoro, The FAWE Rwanda National...

  • 23
  • Dec

FAWE CONDUCTS ANNUAL REVIEW MEETING

FAWE Rwanda in partnership with Mastercard foundation conducted a one-day annual review meeting on 20th December 2019.The meeting intended to evaluate the whole year activities : achievements, challenges, recommendations and propose a way forward. Participants acknowledged FAWE Rwanda’s...

  • 17
  • Dec

FAWE DONATES LAPTOPS TO UNIVERSITY SCHOLARS

The Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) Rwanda, in partnership with Mastercard Foundation donated laptops to 353 girls who are currently undertaking university studies at the university of Rwanda and INES Ruhengeri in Musanze District. The recipients who are students from vulnerable...

  • 7
  • Dec

FAWE RWANDA CONCLUDES CAREER COUNSELORS’
WORKSHOP

FAWE Rwanda in partnership with Mastercard foundation has concluded a three days workshop which convened thirty scholars’ counselors from university of Rwanda and INES-Ruhengeri. FAWE Rwanda has two types of career counselors who complement each other. The first are alumni mentors who are drawn...

  • 2
  • Dec

Scholars’ Service Day : MCF Scholars reach out
to vulnerable communities

FAWE Rwanda in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation (MCF) to implement a ten-year scholarship program that enables academically bright, but economically disadvantaged girls to access and complete secondary and university education, in high quality institutions and increase their...

  • 18
  • Nov

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD CEREMONY at INES-Ruhengeri

FAWE Rwanda in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation (MCF) in its scholarship program awarded university scholarships to 416 scholars enrolled with INES Ruhengeri on 15th November 2019. The ceremony also included signing of an MOU with the university and signing of commitment letters by...

  • 4
  • Nov

The In-Country Scholars Conference

Kigali, November 1st, 2019 at UR/Remera Campus : FAWE Rwanda in partnership with MasterCard Foundation has completed a one day In-Country scholars conference for 415 girls from nine campus of UR. The In-Country Scholars Conference aims at enhancing leadership among MCF scholars and prepare...

  • 3
  • Nov

MENTORS TRAINING

Kigali November 1st – 3rd ,2019 : FAWE Rwanda with funding from the Mastercard Foundation conducted a mentors training for 64 participants both Alumni mentors and peer mentors. The Mentoring program involves providing advice or guidance to girls in tertiary institutions, giving them life skills...

  • 1
  • Nov

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD FOR TERTIARY SCHOLARS

  • Nov 1, 2019

FAWE Rwanda in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation (MCF) in its scholarship program awarded university scholarships to 140 scholars enrolled with the University of Rwanda in the 9 different campuses. 273 scholars had their scholarships renewed. The ceremony also included signing...

  • 1
  • Nov

You have to be girls of excellence- Theodore Mutabazi

Kigali 28th-30th October,2019 : FAWE Rwanda Chapter in partnership with the MasterCard Foundation has concluded Leadership and Career Development Training. The training in Leadership and career development comes in when the scholars from cohort two who are now at the beginning of tertiary...

  • 23
  • Oct

Graduation preparatory program

FAWE Rwanda in Partnership with Beautiful World Canada trained scholars on Writing Skills, Career Pathing, Personal Branding, Job Search, Time Management, proper use of Social Media, Communication & Social Skills. FAWE Rwanda empowers its scholars with a program called Graduation...

  • 17
  • Oct

23 MCF Scholars awarded CPA courses

Twenty-three MasterCard Foundation Scholars awarded to attend Certified Public Accountants courses. Winners are students who study in year two, at university of Rwanda : College of Business and Economics Nyagatare Campus and Rusizi Campus. Winners are ten students out of thirteen from...

  • 14
  • Oct

Focus on your education and your projects
- Antonia Mutoro

Fawe national Coordinator Rwanda chapter Antonia Mutoro reminded scholars to put focus in their education but also to be successful in their projects, to become successful leaders. Kigali, Friday 11th October,2019 : FAWE Rwanda concluded ‘Start and Improve Your Business (SYB) training’ which was...

  • 1
  • Oct

FAWE Rwanda concluded SIYB Training

FAWE Rwanda has concluded a five days training which aims to turn MCF scholars future business women. Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) training brought together 16 emerging entrepreneurs from different universities across the country whose sixteen projects were selected in partnership...

  • 26
  • Sep

In Partnership with MCF, FAWE Rwanda launched SIYB seminar

In collaboration with Mastercard Foundation, FAWE Rwanda has launched a five days training dubbed ‘’Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB)’’ which is taking place at Classic Hotel in Kigali/Kicukiro from 25-29 September,2019 ; and scholars are being trained by BDF. In his opening remarks ;...

  • 21
  • Sep

FAWE Rwanda teamed up with MCF to train Scholars on
Job readiness

In partnership with Mastercard Foundation, The Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) trained scholars on job readiness. The training’s aim was to prepare trainees to get, keep and excel in their future careers. It is in this context that FAWE Rwanda organized a four days training on...

  • 18
  • Sep

FAWE Rwanda concluded a two days In-country
Alumni conference

FAWE Rwanda has concluded a two days In-country Alumni conference. 340 young girls from campuses around the country and their mentors have convened in IPRC Kigali conference hall since Monday 16-17 September, 2019 to discuss how to build a spirit of giving back to the community through...

  • 5
  • Sep

Scholarship Opportunity

FAWE Rwanda in partnership with Beautiful World Canada Foundation (BWCF) would like to give scholarships to 29 girls who are academically bright but economically challenged, who also have the potential to be developed into the next generation of leaders committed to giving back to their...

  • 31
  • Aug

Graduation ceremony of 504 scholars

The event took place on Friday, 30th August 2019, at IPRC-Kigali, where scholars, leaders from different institutions, friends and family members of scholars were gathered together to witness this ceremony of bestowal of honors to the scholars who were under Mastercard foundation and Fawe...

  • 23
  • Aug

FAWE Rwanda Coordinator inaugurated
our third cohort scholars boot camp

The event took place on Wednesday 21st August 2019 at IPRC-Kigali, where our National Coordinator, Antonia MUTORO, was officially inaugurating the third cohort boot camp of 504 scholars who are being trained in order to improve their skills in different fields of study including ICT,...

  • 15
  • Aug

The Same Sky Foundation contributes to education and donated tools to the science students at the FAWE Girls School

Same sky foundation is a group of philanthropists whose mission is to support the most vulnerable and underserved women. The foundation supports women by providing training so that they build skills and gain confidence to use their voices and support them to become self-sufficient entrepreneurs...

  • 15
  • May

Rwandan Girls Assisted in the Awareness and preparedness for their career

504 Rwandan Girls supported by FAWE Rwanda under the MasterCard foundation scholars’ program(MCF) were gathered for a two days’ workshop on career sharing session. As part of career guidance and counselling Project, from 15th to 16th April 2019,FAWE Rwanda organized a workshop that aimed at...

  • 8
  • Jan

FAWE Rwanda : STEM Mentoring Camp

Globally, women account for a minority in the STEM-related careers. This was caused by various gender barriers that prevent girls from choosing academic paths that lead to STEM-related careers. However, this can be addressed in different ways. FAWE Rwanda in partnership with other...

  • 19
  • Dec

Over 150 FAWE Rwanda scholars and alumni in a leadership workshop

The Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) is a Pan African women’s organization whose mission is to support girls’ and women acquire education for development. Recently, over 150 from cohort one of our scholars, alumni and staff members from leadership and career development were...

  • 12
  • Dec

FAWE Rwanda Beneficiaries in the campaign to prevent gender based violence

Fawe’s alumni and other Fawe Rwanda beneficiaries are starting awareness activities that gathering children and parents together for sensitizing to prevent gender based violence and early pregnancies. The event took place at Kimisagara, the place known as “Maison de Jeunes” and children from 11...

  • 11
  • Aug

Graduation of 486 Mastercard Foundation Scholars for Cohort 2

On August on 11th, 2018 at IPRC Kigali Stadium, 486 Master Card Foundation Scholars graduated in Second Cohort. FAWE Rwanda was very thankful to MasterCard Foundation scholars program for the partnership and financial support, a ten-year program that will definitely make a difference in the...

  • 6
  • Jul

First Lady Jeannette Kagame graced the celebration of FAWE Rwanda 20th Anniversary

Rwanda’s First Lady Jeannette Kagame has asked Rwandan girls not to settle for less until they explore all life options and opportunities in education. The First Lady was speaking at the celebrations to mark the 20th anniversary of the Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) – an...

  • 21
  • Sep

LIFE SKILLS TRAINING FOR THE SCHOLARS SPONSORED BY THE BEAUTIFUL WORLD CANADA

FAWE Rwanda Chapter has grown to become a key partner of the Ministry of Education and a focal point on girls’ education in Rwanda. It is in this background that FAWE Rwanda, through the funding from Beautiful World Canada Foundation (BWCF), a Canadian foundation whose mission is to help...

  • 13
  • Sep

The Debate Competition at National Level for 17 Partner schools

The debate was organized in rounds. Winning teams at given round progressed to the next round while losing teams were automatically out of the competition. In the following sections, games, teams and winners if each game are presented. 1. Round One The first round of this competition included...

  • 13
  • Jul

Successful placement of 1200 girls in secondary school

A total of 1200 Rwandan school girls from vulnerable families have been given a chance to complete their education. Socio-cultural beliefs and practices, teenage pregnancies and poor family backgrounds are some of the factors that highly contribute to teenage girl drop outs in the community, as...