“Throughout my life I have faced many hardships”
Beatrice is a widow raising five children, including two girls and three boys. “I heard about Women for Women from my sister who graduated from the programme six years ago.
I’m married with five children—three girls and two boys.
I’m 39 years old. I’m married and I have two children of my own, a son and a daughter. And I have adopted five more children, because of the genocide.
Since joining Women for Women International, Regina has been working to improve the health of those in her community.
An Interview with WfWI graduate and Mayor Jasminka Begić
I was a happy woman, wife, and mother before the war came to my front door. After high school, I wanted to earn some money and explore the city so I went to be a babysitter for a family in Bukavu.
My last name, Dudic, is one that I got from marriage. Even though I am divorced, I have never changed it back. I have a son and a daughter, and my wrecked marriage has actually yielded some good.
And I don’t count my years. Just joking. I am 48 and I am probably soon going to be 50.
I am 39 years old, originally from Guhr province.