Help Rwandan orphans overcome a violent legacy

 
$12,080
$2,920
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Sep 5, 2012

The future is not a dream

In August 2012, twelve of our participants will take part in a 4-day workshop to teach young people how to become entrepreneurs. Our manager Tambo Nelson has defined the mission:

"In Rwanda, to be an 'entrepreneur' is not just to begin a small business.  It is to take the initiative to support yourself without relying on others to give you a job, or take care of you.  Entrepreneurship is a frame of mind."

Stories for Hope, with its dialogue project, has established that renewed connections between elders and youth, and conversations about the past, have been freeing for young people, and confidence building.  They have new energy, and hope for the future.

At the same time, the future cannot be just a dream.  To make it a reality means equipping yourself with the skills and attitudes needed to turn your dream into a reality.

Tambo is heading up this project in Rwanda.  He is taking applications from young people to participate in a skill-building project offered by

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Patricia Pasick

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