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Entrepreneurship Changes Everything: The Year of Accelerate Academy

We started with an idea: How could entrepreneurship impact East Africa? Our attempts to answer that question developed into an entrepreneurship program ushering Rwanda's top young leaders into one of the world's fastest developing economy. This is the story of The Accelerate Academy.

Banking on his future: Benson’s journey to an internship at TMT Development

Benson was supposed to follow in his parent's footsteps - raising cattle, as his family had done for generations in DR Congo. When they lost their home and their livelihood due to an ongoing civil war, their hopes for Benson were crushed. Benson, however, had another dream, which has led him to an internship in Portland this summer!

Conquering Fear By Using Her Voice

Pascaline is confident in computer science, but public speaking? A few years ago, it was one of her biggest fears. Now, she represents Rwanda in international debate competitions! Here's the story of how Pascaline conquered her fear by using her voice.

More Than a Number, More Than a Single Story

In light of the recent attack at Garissa University in Kenya, and the 21st anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide, Tina, our Director of International Programs, reminds us that we not are numbers or statistics. Each one of us has a story.

Supporter Spotlight: Emily Hughes

Meet Emily Hughes: women's empowerment advocate, scooter-riding enthusiast, and long-time supporter of These Numbers Have Faces!

Internship Announcement is Grandma's Dream Come True

Arnold was raised by his grandmother, a woman made great sacrifices for her grandson's education. Her dream was for Arnold to go to university, graduate and have a career. Thanks to Amazon Lab126, Arnold and his grandmother's dreams are coming true!

Alice's Trip to India

After taking first place at an engineering competition in Rwanda, Alice won an all-expenses-paid trip to a IT conference in India!

Winter Update 2015 Video!

These Numbers Have Faces is growing, and the student success stories are inspiring us more than ever before. Founder & CEO Justin Zoradi shares all the great news in our Winter Update video!


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