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Our impact - Rwanda

Our Impact in Rwanda

Since 1997, Women for Women International – Rwanda has served more than 75,000 women through our year-long programme.

After graduation from our programme, women report positive changes in four key areas.

Photo: Francesca Pagni
Photo: Francesca Pagni

Women earn and save money

Women report average personal earnings of $0.64 per day at graduation, compared to $0.22 at enrolment.

Photo: Alison Wright
Photo: Alison Wright

Women develop health and well-being

Nearly 83% of participants report practising family planning at graduation, compared to 72% at enrolment.

Photo: Hazel Thompson
Photo: Hazel Thompson

Women influence decisions in the home and community

Nearly 99% of women report participating in household financial decisions at graduation, compared to 98% at enrolment.

Photo: Hazel Thompson
Photo: Hazel Thompson

Women create and connect to networks for support and advocacy

More than 91% of participants report sharing information about their rights with other women at graduation, compared to 28% at enrolment.

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