Training Skills for Widows and Orphans in Rwanda

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Training Skills for Widows and Orphans in Rwanda


By training widows and orphans , it gives them hope and self respect and assurance of sustaining their lives without relying on hand outs and gives them the dignified lifestyle, As we train them to became creative , they learn to work and advance their lively hood by creating jobs for them selves.

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Both widows and orphans are engaging in sexual prostitution and street beggars, so by providing training skill programs it enables them to believe in them selves and have hope for the future. Hence , they became work oriented and more creative in finding opportunities to change their lives around.


The project will help both women and children understand their rights and will automatically improve their social and economic lifestyle. Self confidence will be one major aspect in their life and development.

Long-Term Impact

The number of widows without hope and street children will decrease. 100 Widows with self confidence will increase.The community will be peaceful because the decrease of the prostitution and crimes. Widows and orphans will be able self reliance and self employed. Orphans will be having basic education.

Organization Information

Global Grassroots

Location: Portsmouth, NH - USA
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @consciouschange
Project Leader:
Gretchen Steidle
President and Founder
Kigali, Nyarugenge Rwanda

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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