“It is only now that I realise the great force of my wife, who paid the school fees for our children, put food on the table, and even paid for their healthcare," Mukanire Fungulo, Aimérance’s widower reflects.
Sara is a divorced single mother who has survived war and exile from her home country. She says she has been inspired by her trainers to keep working and striving.
Friba convinced her husband to continue his education by telling him she would refuse to marry him if he didn’t study. He is now a teacher.
Breaking the cycle of violence isn’t easy. But by sharing and applying what she learned in the WfWI training program, Mary was able to put a stop to the violence in her home.
It takes a lot of courage to advocate for yourself and your dreams. Maryam was inspired to return to school and become a teacher after enrolling in the WfWI program.
Sabina had completed elementary school and two years of high school when war broke out in Bosnia and Herzegovina. She was never able to return and finish her education. “I was always ashamed because of this,” she says.