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How Soccer United the Congo and Portland

On a moonlit soccer pitch, the stories of two young men with Congolese roots intertwined - the day These Numbers Have Faces scholar Jean Paul met Portland Timbers player Steve Zakuani.

Who Run the World? Girls

Learn about how Dermalogica's partnership with These Numbers Have Faces is helping girls in Africa rise.

Join an Impact Circle and Change a Life

You read about our students on social media, our blog, and our website. You read about their time in university, their families, and their dreams. But what if you could connect with them directly? Now you can.

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We’ve been working hard at These Numbers Have Faces and have an exciting announcement to share with you. Check back for that next week, but until then, here’s an update.

An Exciting Announcement

Can you imagine getting a perfect SAT score? Yeah – neither can I. But Jean Paul, a Congolese refugee living in Rwanda, did just that. (Well, kind of – he aced Rwanda’s version of the SAT.) Meet one of our most talented scholars, Jean Paul – and learn how you could meet him in-person next summer!

Rwandan Genocide 20th Anniversary

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. 

Join us! Girl Rising Coming to Portland

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!

Visitors, A Rare Sight in Gihembe

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.

Leadership Training, American Style

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.

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