Twenty years ago this week, Rwanda was hit with the most gruesome civilian uprising known in our time, the Rwandan Genocide. Even now, looking back on those 100 days of violence is hard for Rwandans, but that doesn't stop them from looking forward.
These Numbers Have Faces is teaming up with Sseko Designs to host a screening of Girl Rising. Portlanders, please come (and bring some friends) to learn more about how we can empower girls across the globe!
Recently, we had some friends come Rwanda and visit Gihembe, a refugee camp where 11 of our students are from. Check out this post to learn more about their trip to the camp.
A couple weeks ago Stef, our board Vice President, traveled to Rwanda to meet our students. After a two-hour training session she had them roaring like lions and demonstrating key leadership qualities.
We are happy to introduce you to this intelligent and poised accounting scholar from Uganda. Alice's story - her determination to overcome the most difficult circumstances to bring her family out of poverty - is truly inspirational.
Our Creative & Digital Director shares her sources of inspiration, for creativity as well as the hope we find in the continent of Africa.
We have big news to share! Busisiwe, a recent These Numbers Have Faces graduate, has landed her first job as a business intern! Read this post to learn more about Busi's new job and join us in celebrating this accomplishment.
In the words of Nelson Mandela, “A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination.” Read more about how 7 human rights activists helped make 2013 a better year for Africa by following Mandela's legacy.
Need a reason to give a year end gift? Here's five! Don't miss this opportunity to double your impact in the lives of African students.
Josh, one of our most committed donors, has been with us from the start of this journey. Read about how he supports one These Numbers Have Faces scholar each year, and how you can do the same.
Last week we had our first annual Holiday Bash! Check out a short video of the evening to see how we kickstarted our campaign.
The work of Nelson Mandela continues to impact South African students like Xolani. Thanks to Mandela and our supporters, Xolani is the first in his family to graduate college. Read more to see what he is up to post graduation.
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela. Our Founder shares his thoughts on Mandela's great legacy and the influence of his work in South Africa.