Our Impact in Rwanda

Since 1997, Women for Women International – Rwanda has served more than 79,000 women through our year-long programme.

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Our impact - Rwanda

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The impact of your support

After graduation from our programme, women report positive changes

Photo: Francesca Pagni
Photo: Francesca Pagni

Women earn and save money

Women report net daily earnings of $1.96 per day at graduation, compared to $0.47 at enrolment (USD, purchasing power parity*).

Photo Credit: Alison Wright
Photo Credit: Alison Wright

WOMEN INFLUENCE DECISIONS IN THEIR HOMES AND COMMUNITIES

79% of women at graduation reported involvement in decisions about child school attendance, compared to 55% at enrolment.

Footnote

Data was provided by 201 participants who graduated from Women for Women International's Stronger Women, Stronger Nation programme in 2021.

*Purchasing power parities (PPPs) are the rates of currency conversion that equalise the purchasing power of different currencies by eliminating the differences in price levels between countries.

Women for Women International - Rwanda programme

Grace's story

"I was alone and had to take care of the children who were all very young at the time. I couldn’t imagine them growing without their father around. He was the one who provided for them."