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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.

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 average personal earnings of $2.10 per day at graduation, compared to $1.35 at enrolment (USD, purchasing power parity*).

Photo Credit: Alison Wright
Photo Credit: Alison Wright

Applying vocational skills

96% of women report having used their trained vocational skill outside of training class hours in the past week.


Data was provided by 3,195 participants who graduated from Women for Women International's core programme between January and December 2017. This dataset only includes baseline and endline data for sampled graduates who were interviewed in both survey rounds. For data related to household decision-making, women whose responses were recorded as “N/A” are excluded from sample.

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. In their simplest form, PPPs are price relatives that show the ratio of the prices in national currencies of the same good or service in different countries. PPPs are also calculated for product groups and for each of the various levels of aggregation up to and including GDP. Read more.

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."