Who We Are
In partnership with MCW’s Jacqueline’s Human Rights Corner, MCW Global opened a community center in the village of Kayenzi, Bugesera in August 2011. Bugesera was chosen as the site for MC-Rwanda’s work in the country due to the high level of genocide survivors living in the region. Today, MCW Global works with the local MC-Rwanda Leadership Team (Board of Directors and Country Manager) to oversee the development and execution of the country plan for Rwanda. MC-Rwanda is registered with the Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) as an international NGO.
MC-Rwanda seeks to respond to the growing needs of youth in the areas of skills development and social and economic transformation described in the Bugesera District Development Plan. Bugesera is a district recognized for its opportunities to achieve economic transformation due to the strong potential of young people. Unfortunately, the increasing lack of basic employable skills among the population, particularly youth and girls, impedes on the District’s efforts to achieve its transformation goals.
What We Offer
Against this backdrop, MC-Rwanda aims to empower the community in Bugesera by helping young people acquire the vocational skills they need to thrive socially and economically. We target the most disadvantaged youth in the district, aiming to help break the cycle of poverty by leveraging their strengths and offering them the opportunities to learn new skills and competencies. Our social programs aim to help the youth connect with one another and encourage the community to tap into their potential and discover their talents.
Vocational Training Courses
Launched in 2011, our vocational training programs (i.e. Information and Communications Technology and Tailoring) offer Rwandans the practical skills they need to find employment and secure a steady income either in existing businesses or at ones they start. In 2018, our ICT program expanded to reach people with special needs.
Since 2011, we have offered youth a range of social activities, from trauma counseling to performing arts and from sports to reading. Today, we offer traditional dance, modelling, and karate to help the youth in Bugesera. We expect these activities to create spaces for youth to connect and grow together as emerging leaders, who learn to collaborate with their peers in
addressing pressing needs in their own communities
We're making change
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