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Fabiola

PROGRESS

OUR GOAL: A CIRCLE OF SUPPORTERS GIVING $300/MONTH OR $3600 FOR THE YEAR

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Rwanda

University of Rwanda

Career Business

Business Administration

CAREER: Accountant

GRAD DATE: Aug 2018

JOURNEY

    • March 25, 2018 – When Fabiola was younger, she wanted to be a doctor because she loved serving people and wanted to help wherever she could! In five years, she sees herself as a successful business woman in Rwanda!
    • Feb 27, 2018 – Fabiola said a person who inspires her to be better is Anne Heyman, the founder of Agahozo Shalom Youth Village. Fabiola said she is the greatest woman speaker she has ever met and encouraged her that you have to heal your own heart first in order to then heal the world!
    • Jan 25, 2018 – The last book Fabiola read was Becoming Your Best. It taught her that no burden, challenge, discouragement, or disappointment is too big when you’re patient and seek guidance and help!
    • Dec 15, 2017 – Christmas is a time Fabiola gathers together with her friends and family to share food and enjoy each other company, and spend time praying and thanking God for his protection! She said they also dance traditional dances called Amaraba or Ikinimba. The word Fabiola thinks her friends would describe her as is “courageous” because she never gives up and keeps working even when things get difficult.
    • Nov 11, 2017 – This holiday season Emmanuel is thankful for the support of These Numbers Have Faces, and the way they are helping in leading him and his community to a better future! He enjoys having Christmas with his family!
    • Oct 8, 2017 – Fabiola spent her summer doing an internship, and is looking forward to starting her last year at University! She is looking forward to finishing her studies and starting a new life.
    • May 25, 2017 – Something Fabiola wishes more people knew about Rwanda is that while Rwanda has few resources, the people have very patriotic hearts.
    • March 28, 2017 – When asked about the 3 things she values most, Fabiola said respect, teamwork and education!
    • Feb 13, 2017 – The thing that makes Fabiola feel most empowered is knowing God had planned for her to be part of a big family in These Numbers Have Faces. She feels empowered when she studies and works toward her goal!
    • Dec 8, 2016 – 2017 is a big year for Fabiola! This coming year she will have a finance internship, and will be gathering research her the final projects of her Bachelor’s Degree. Fabiola is prepared and ready to succeed!
    • Nov 20, 2016 – When asked about what she’s thankful for, Fabiola said the opportunity to study and be part of a family through These Numbers Have Faces!
    • June 30, 2016 – Fabiola just finished her 2nd year at University! This summer she is working at her sister’s shop, helping her with home decoration and design. Thinking about the upcoming school year, her main goal is to focus on time management
    • April 20, 2016 – When Fabiola thinks of role model leaders, she pictures Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf — the first female president in Africa! Fabiola believes her example can inspire women across Africa to rise up and become leaders.
    • March 11, 2016 – When asked about her new goals for term, Fabiola said she wants to increase all her marks at University, and take great notes at our monthly Leadership Trainings. We can’t wait to see how Fabiola applies her leadership skills!
    • Jan 21, 2016 – Fabiola’s Community Impact Project is helping with orientations at the Agahozo Shalom school! We’re so thankful Fabiola is able to help guide these students during a time of transition.
    • Oct 15, 2015 – How many languages does Fabiola speak? 3! English, Kinyarwanda and French!
    • Oct 10, 2015 – Fabiola recently attended a business training by her university! What she learned strengthened her desire to one day start her own fashion and design business!
    • April 8, 2015 – Fabiola is happy that she passed all her classes last semester! Even though there were classes that challenged her, Fabiola says it helped her keep motivated towards her goals. Way to go, Fabiola!
    • March 2, 2015 – For Fabiola’s Community Impact Project, he went back to his high school, Agahozo school, and helped introduce the students to life in the village, as well as help prepare them for the school year!
    • Jan 5, 2015 – Fabiola said that she and her friends like to gather together to do traditional African dance — the perfect thing to do to de-stress after exams!
    • Dec 1, 2014 – Fabiola’s business courses aren’t easy, but she has inspiration to fuel her! “Someday I want to create my own business and build a bright future for myself and others.”
    • Nov 10, 2014 – Fabiola said that she had a great time at the Financial Literacy Training led by Beata, our staff leader in South Africa. As Fabiola is getting further into her studies, trainings like this reaffirm her passion for accounting.

Fabiola’S CIRCLE

  • K. & A. Moran – Portland, OR
  • T. & A. Jordan – Portland, OR
  • Portland General Electric

BIO

During the 1994 Genocide, Fabiola lost both of her parents. Despite her challenges she succeeded as a top student in her high school and is now studying business at the School of Finance & Banking. She hopes to one day be an entrepreneur and start her own business as a way to lift herself and others out of poverty