WINTER UPDATE 2015 VIDEO!

WINTER UPDATE 2015 VIDEO!

Because of your support, These Numbers Have Faces is growing in big ways. Our graduates are landing stellar jobs and internships, current scholars are taking top prizes in competitions, and we’re empowering rising leaders across the globe with our These Numbers...
SUPPORTER SPOTLIGHT: CALEB & LAURA RHOADS

SUPPORTER SPOTLIGHT: CALEB & LAURA RHOADS

At These Numbers Have Faces, we consider our scholars, staff and supporters to be part of one big family. Our supporters are the lifeblood of the work we do in Africa. Without those to come alongside us to invest, encourage and lift up our students, we wouldn’t...
SUPPORTER SPOTLIGHT: EMILY HUGHES

SUPPORTER SPOTLIGHT: EMILY HUGHES

At These Numbers Have Faces we consider our scholars, staff and supporters to be part of one big family. Our supporters are the lifeblood of the work we do in Africa. Without those to come alongside us to invest, encourage and lift up our students, we wouldn’t...
HEALING HEARTS IN THE DR CONGO: EDDYNE’S INTERNSHIP

HEALING HEARTS IN THE DR CONGO: EDDYNE’S INTERNSHIP

Eddyne doesn’t remember much about her birthplace. Her family called the DR Congo home for more than 40 years, yet when ethnic conflicts forced them to pack their bags, Eddyne, only 6 years old at the time, was left with few memories of Congo. Rwanda would be her new...
4 REASONS TO GIVE A YEAR-END GIFT

4 REASONS TO GIVE A YEAR-END GIFT

In addition to the tax deduction and donor match, here are four reasons why a year-end gift to These Numbers Have Faces is a spectacular investment. Give Today: thesenumbers.org/hope #4 – WE CULTIVATE CHANGE AGENTS Unlike traditional financial aid or...
THE TOP 10! BRANDEN HARVEY’S PHOTOS OF OUR STUDENTS

THE TOP 10! BRANDEN HARVEY’S PHOTOS OF OUR STUDENTS

Branden Harvey is an incredible Northwest-based photographer. When we heard he was traveling to Africa in 2014, we had to connect him with our students. Branden’s visit to Rwanda was a highlight of the year for our scholars. His photos tell our students’...
CHANGED BY HOPE: JEAN PAUL’S STORY

CHANGED BY HOPE: JEAN PAUL’S STORY

‘What reason is there to dream?’, Jean Paul wondered. For 17 years, the backdrop of home -a refugee camp in Northern Rwanda- felt like a barrier to his future. While he excelled in his school work, even ranking as the 2nd best student in Rwanda, his...
STOPPING VIOLENT CRIMES AGAINST WOMEN: DUMA’S MARCH

STOPPING VIOLENT CRIMES AGAINST WOMEN: DUMA’S MARCH

Be a man of your word. It’s a lesson Duma learned from an early age growing up in Eastern Cape, bouncing from house to house when tragedy struck his family, a value practiced even when needs were great and resources few. With little access to electricity, clean water,...
REPRESENT! OUR FIRST STUDENT LEADER ELECTION

REPRESENT! OUR FIRST STUDENT LEADER ELECTION

While folks in the U.S. are gearing up for Election Day, These Numbers Have Faces scholars have already been exercising the art of democracy. When our students in Rwanda requested to have student representatives last year, we thought, ‘Why didn’t we think of that?...
WELCOME OUR NEW STUDENTS IN RWANDA!

WELCOME OUR NEW STUDENTS IN RWANDA!

Our family has grown, again! With all of the talented young leaders in Africa, it was no surprise that we received a record number of applicants for our program in Rwanda. After reviewing nearly 500 applications, we are excited to welcome 11 new students to These...
WE WON THE INNOVATION IN CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY AWARD!

WE WON THE INNOVATION IN CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY AWARD!

Big news! Last week, alongside our partners at Allion USA, we were awarded the Innovation in Corporate Philanthropy Award from the Portland Business Journal. You may remember the story of Jean Paul Mugisha, one of our Congolese refugee scholars who was offered an...
HOW SOCCER UNITED THE CONGO AND PORTLAND

HOW SOCCER UNITED THE CONGO AND PORTLAND

How much do you remember from the time before you were 4? Maybe that day when you fell off your bike and scraped your knee. Or the time you were given a piece of candy after getting a shot at the doctor, how the chocolate melted on your fingers before you could...
VIDEO UPDATE & BIG SUMMER NEWS

VIDEO UPDATE & BIG SUMMER NEWS

See what we’ve been building together in Portland, South Africa, Rwanda and Uganda. Thank you for your continued investement in our students! HIGHLIGHTS • We’ve hit that sweet spot as an organization where we finally have the right amount of resources to get the...