News

  • Thankfulness

      2021 was far from an easy year for our artisans; the year was full of ups and downs. Covid-19 continued to negatively impact their lives and the ...
  • Artisan Spotlight: Juliette

    Juliette is a 39-year-old artisan at DuHope. A mother of five, she estimates that she practiced sex work for 20 years, though she doesn’t remember...
  • Christmas in Rwanda

    Christmas in Rwanda is an exciting season, filled with the joy of seeing loved ones after months apart. Christmas for our artisans is a time to sh...
  • Taking Help Back to the Villages

    The biggest holidays in Rwanda are Christmas and the New Year. In Rwanda, this means gathering together as a family, sharing food, and sharing sto...
  • Pandemic Pivot

    The Covid-19 pandemic has deeply impacted every sector of work in every corner of the world. As expected, the women at DuHope were also affected. ...
  • Staff Highlight: Vanessa

    Vanessa Uwase is a consultant at DuHope. Through tremendous personal growth and faith in God’s calling for her life, she has emerged as an invalua...
  • Redempta’s Journey through Counseling

    When Redempta, an artisan at DuHope, first arrived, she was a deeply hurt woman, who often lashed out in anger at those around her. She was addict...
  • English Class

    On August 31st 2021, our artisans at DuHope reached a long-awaited goal. For the past three years, our artisans have been working towards being ab...
  • The Savings Group

    One of the most successful programs at DuHope has been the savings group program. Initially, the women in the cohort were not able to save money, ...
  • Artisan Update: Alphonsine

      Alphonsine, an artisan at DuHope, has had one of the most incredible transformations of our artisans to date. As is true of all our artisans, sh...
  • Third Lockdown and DuHope was Ready

    by Kirabo Diane, Operations Director COVID-19 has had a significant and lasting impact on nearly all sectors in nearly every corner of the world. ...
  • Meet the Artisan: Victoria

    Before Victoria joined DuHope, she was a street vendor of vegetable which is illegal in Rwanda. They are place she would not even think of going to sell his merchandise and also whenever she would be standing, the police would come anytime and take her if caught by surprise or run away and leave the merchandise there, loss now and then.