Each woman’s participation in the New Life Family Center costs $1,800 for the year. Individuals or groups can support the NLFC through one-time gifts or monthly gifts of $25 or more. Click the name of a woman above to give in her name and follow her journey throughout the year. Your donation to the Center supports this woman by helping provide instruction in sewing or beauty, business, spiritual nurturing, weekly devotionals, and daycare. Thank you for helping change these precious lives!
Emerance Musabyeyesu is 22 years old and single with no children. Growing up, she had one sibling and they were raised solely by their mother. Even though her mother was unemployed and had no help providing for the family, she was able to put Emerance through secondary school. Although Emerance graduated, she could not afford to continue to college. Now, she seeks to learn how to sew so she can help support herself and her family.
Francine Uwizeyimana is 29 years old and married with two children. Her and her husband are unemployed. They cannot support his family or earn enough to pay rent alone. She was able to graduate secondary school but could not continue to a college education because she could not afford it. She would like to become a master in sewing, so she can support her family towards a better life.
Delphine Mukashyaka is 27 years old and married with three children. She was raised solely by her mother, until she got married and moved in with her husband. But her husband abandoned her a year ago, and she has not seen him since. She rents a house by herself now, which is difficult for her to afford. With an education only through sixth grade, she struggles to find work and is currently unemployed. She came to the sewing program to learn a trade, and hopes to develop not only herself but improve her family’s lifestyle.
Irakoze Verediana is 21 years old and single with no children. She is blessed to live with both her parents and all three of her siblings. Her parents cannot find reliabile work and are currently unemployed, and they struggle to live. She was able to complete secondary school, but could not continue on to college because of the high fees. She hopes to work hard and learn how to sew well so she can support her sibling’s school fees.
Uwamahoro Christine is 25 years old and single with no children. There are nine children in her family, and both her parents are unemployed. The family struggles to raise school fees or meet basic needs. She managed to complete high school, but could not afford to continue on to college. She would love to master sewing and become a grateful woman who can support her family and herself.
Marie Grace Byukusenge is 21 years old and a single mother of a four year old. She has one parent herself, who is unemployed and also cares for her two siblings. Her mother struggles to provide for her family. Marie Grace was able to attend school until Primary 6, when she had to drop out because they could not afford for her to continue. Her goal after graduating the New Life Family Center is to use her new skills well, support her family, and be grateful.
Jeanne Nirere is 31 years and married with two children. She has both parents and second youngest of her six siblings. They all survive because their parents are able to find part time laborer many days. She was able to attend school until Primary 6, when she had to stop attending because her father could not continue to pay the fees. She wants to learn sewing so she can make clothes for her children and earn a living.
Joselyne Mwihoreze is 29 years old and married with 3 children. She doesn’t know her mother and was orphaned by her father’s death when she was very young. After her father died, she was left with only her brother and her sister. Her siblings are combative and did not share a home. She was able to attend school until Primary 5, when she left because she could not afford to pay the fees. She hopes to become a master of sewing and develop herself.
Eugenie Mutijima is 23 years old, and married with one child. She has both parents and four siblings. She lives with her husband, who is unemployed but tries to find part time temporary work to support his family. She reached Senior 3 in school, but then had to stop attending because the fees for secondary school were too high. She came to learn sewing so she can develop herself and the family.