‘Step Up!’ is a youth leadership programme launched by US Embassy and Resonate in December 2018 with the aim of young women’s building self-confidence, critical soft skills and practical project planning skills, that would complement the traditional education they received in high school. Considering the significant success of the previous rounds of the Step Up!
n 2017 I was trained in a programme called Amahoro Amani offered by Association des Guides du Rwanda. I learned a lot about conflict resolution and peace promotion. Right after the training, I went back home and started a peace club that we call “Club de Paix – Amahoro Amani”. I intended to share what
“My name is Sandrine IHIMBAZWE I am a girl guide from Rwanda Girl Guides Association and I live in the northern province of Rwanda. I joined the guiding movement at a young age which gave me the opportunity to participate in different activities and programs of guiding. Girl guiding opened my eyes and change my
About the STEP UP! Program Since 2018, Resonate has partnered with the US Embassy of Kigali to design and implement a girls’ empowerment program for recent high school graduates in Rwanda. The program, called ‘Step Up!’ was launched in December 2018 and aimed to build self-confidence, critical soft skills and practical project planning skills, that
My name is Aina Cédrine FANAMBINIRINA, I am a young leader coming from Madagascar, more precisely a unit leader of Fanilon’i Madagasikara association, in my home country. My story as a YESS participant started the day I saw a post calling for participants on the official page of my association with the photos of the
The international day of rural women is celebrated every year on the 15th October. This year, under the theme “Rural Women and Girls Building Climate Resilience”, Anet Kakibibi, JDAF of Karongi district and Diane Hirwa Ingabire, the field officer of the “Speak Out” project joined the community in Murundi sector of Karongi district to celebrate