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Gloriose

PROGRESS

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

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Rwanda

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF RWANDA

Career Technology

Civil Engineering

CAREER: Civil Engineer

GRAD DATE: Aug 2018

JOURNEY

    • Jan 25, 2018 – The last thing Gloriose read was 1 Corinthians 3, where Paul is teaching the Corinthians about the Holy Spirit, and encourages them to behave in a Christian manner because they are a temple and God’s Spirit dwells in them.
    • Nov 11, 2017 – This holiday season Gloriose is thankful for her and her family’s health. She is also thankful to have passed her last academic year! To her, Christmas season is a time to reflect, both on how God sent us his son and on her own life.
    • Oct 8, 2017- Since she wasn’t doing her internship over the summer, Gloriose was volunteering at the These Numbers Have Faces office during the recruitment of new students! Gloriose is excited about getting back to school and is planning on working hard this year.
    • May 25, 2017 – Something Gloriose wishes more people knew about Rwanda is how it’s a country of good leaders.
    • March 28, 2017 – When asked about the 3 things she values most, Gloriose said women’s empowerment, helping others and success!
    • Feb 13, 2017 – Gloriose feels empowered when she sees women in positions of leadership. It’s encouraging for her to see other women using her voice, which helps her to use her own!
    • Jan 17, 2017 – Life isn’t without challenges. Last year, a challenge Gloriose faced was learning to manage a difficult course load. From that, she learned the importance of time management and setting goals!
    • Dec 8, 2016 – Gloriose has big plans for 2017. She wants to improve in her coursework, practice her public speaking by join a debate club, and plan for her business, which she hopes to start soon!
    • Oct 14, 2016 – This summer, Gloriose dedicated her time to helping her parents. She’s excited to begin this school year as a These Numbers Have Faces scholar!

Gloriose’S CIRCLE

  • T. & C. Wenglar – Austin, TX

BIO

Gloriose grew up with her parents and 8 siblings in a rural, agricultural village in Rwanda. They didn’t have internet or electricity, and very few children attended school, if at all. As farmers, her parents modeled hard work and determination, and because of their example, she is driven and hopeful for a better future. After living in the city to attend University, she has seen the development that is possible for her family and small community. As she completes her Civil Engineering degree, Gloriose will strengthen her leadership, problem solving, critical thinking skills, and develop the tools needed to create real change.

Beyond the classroom, Gloriose and her neighbors joined together as volunteers to teach people in their town how to read and write — now those people are a part of micro-banking and credit cooperatives!