your sponsorship directly pays for basic life necessities to give these girls a brighter future!

Esperence Uwambaje   Born in 2008

This adorable girl lives in a tiny shack with her mom, grandmother and 3 sisters. Her father left the family and now their situation is dire. The only means of support they have now is the milk they get from their 2 goats given to them by Shelter Them supporters. Your monthly sponsorship would greatly improve the lives of Speracia and her family giving them a chance for a brighter future

Esperence Uwambaje

Denise was born in 2010 and is the third youngest of 8 children. The dad left and so the mom does what she can to support the family. Their home is in desperate need of repairs. For $ 40.00 a month you can provide Denise with nutritious food, healthcare and an education and help her family rise above their life of poverty.

Denise Niyomufasha

Umuhaza Tirifina   Born in 2006

This beautiful girl lives in extreme poverty with her 3 sisters, mom and grandmother. Her father recently died leaving the family in a grave situation. Their roof is leaking and their home is in bad need of repairs. Please consider becoming a sponsor of Tirifina and giving her hope and a chance for a better life

Umuhaza Tirifina

Nadia Umuhoza       Born 2014                                                                                                 This beautiful little girl needs your help. Nadia was born in 2014 and is the youngest of 5 children. The family story is so sad. Her mom lost her parents in the genocide at the age of 7 and went to live with her aunt. The living conditions at her aunt's was so bad that she went to live on the streets at the age of 9. Nadia’s mom had 5 children through 2 abusive relationships and now tries to raise Nadia and the other children by herself. Some days Nadia’s mom earns as little as 35 cents and is unable to provide food for her children and a suitable place to live. For just $ 40 a month you can help ensure that Nadia and her family has a brighter future.

Nadia Umuhoza      

Florence Niyonsenga   Born in 2006

Florence has a mentally and physically disabled sister whom her mom stays home and cares for. Her dad has no education or skills. The family lived in a one-room shack in a slum and felt their situation was hopeless. In December, Shelter Them intervened and moved the family into a nice home. Your sponsorship will ensure that Florence's future will now be bright and promising

Florence Niyonsenga

Katie Umuhoza   Born in 2003

This precious girl needs your help. Her father left the family leaving her 3 younger sisters and her mom in extreme poverty. Their home is barely liveable and the only income they have comes from the milk they get from goats given to them by Shelter Them supporters. Your sponsorship will provide Katie and her family with some stability and offer them hope for a promising future

Katie Umuhoza 

Rachael Mukeshimana    Born in 2003      

Rachael lives in one of the poorest districts of Rwanda, Bugesera District. She was born in 2003 to a mom who has epilepsy and other health problems .Due to the families’ poverty their capacity to support their children is very limited. Their home is also desperate need of repairs. Despite Rachael’s age she is only in level primary 3. By sponsoring Rachael, you will allow her to attend school on a regular basis offering her hope for a brighter future 

Rachael Mukeshimana

 
 

Fully Sponsored Girls

Edisa Muhawenimana   Born in 2009

This precious little girl is in grave condition. She is visibly malnourished and her clothes are only rags. This family survives only on casual labour and their house made of mud and sticks is in desperate need of repairs. Please consider supporting Edisa and help break the cycle of poverty that she is currently growing up

Edisa Muhawenimana

Jacqueline Uwamahoro     Born in 2008

Up until now Jacqueline’s life has been one of hardship and poverty. She is the youngest of 5 children. Her dad passed away leaving only her mom to provide for the family. Her oldest brother quit school and joined his mom to try and help support the family but their situation is still desperate.  Her home has no beds, no mattresses, no blankets, nothing. For $ 40.00 a month you can help Jacqueline get an education and offer her and her family hope for a brighter future

Jacqueline Uwamahoro

aurence Uwacu   Born in 2004    

This beautiful girl is in urgent need of your help. Laurence was born in 2004, the second of 5 children. Her father left the home when she was only 3. She came crying to the Shelter Them office asking only for school materials. The Shelter Them team sensed her deep sorrow and followed up on her history. Her oldest brother was very sick and neither of the other children were able to attend school because there is not enough money for school fees and materials. There is very little food and the home is in desperate need of

Laurence Uwacu

Sandrine Bayisenge   Born in 2014

Days after giving birth to this baby girl, the mother ran away from the hospital.  An unsuccessful search was made to find Bayisenges mother, who suffers from mental illness. Shelter Them was soon contacted by local authorities and asked us to take this baby to join the Mugisha Home. We gave her the name Sandrine and brought her to the hospital for a checkup.  Now she can grow in a stable family and be cared for the way a child needs

Sandrine Bayisenge

Josiane Mukeshimana   Born in 2003 

Josiane is one of 6 siblings whose mom passed away while giving birth to her brother, Joshua. A neighbour who heard about Shelter Them, intervened. Ever since, the 6 siblings live together in a Shelter Them home with a loving caregiver. Your sponsorship will allow Josiane to grow up in a loving home with her siblings around her

Josiane Mukeshimana 

Kevine Uwumuhoza   Born in 1996

Kevine was taken in by her uncle after the death of her mother when Kevine was 11. She has never known her father. They lived in extreme poverty until a friend of Kevine's mother told a Shelter Them worker about Kevine's situation. Shelter Them was able to provide Kevine with a loving home, and she has now completed Primary school and is doing very well. Your sponsorship will ensure that she is able to complete her education with hope for a great future

Kevine Uwumuhoza

Sandrine Niyigena   Born in 1999

Sandrine is the eldest girl of 6 siblings. She was 10 years old when her mom died in childbirth with her brother Joshua. A neighbour who had heard about Shelter Them, intervened. Ever since, the 6 siblings have lived together in a Shelter Them home with a loving caregiver. Your sponsorship will allow Sandrine to grow up in a loving home with her siblings around her

Sandrine Niyigena

Emelyne Irankunda   Born in 2015

This adorable little girl lives with her older brothers and her mom and dad. Her dad is physically and mentally disabled because of the 1994 genocide where all his family was killed.  He is unable to provide fully for the family and they live in desperate conditions. By sponsoring this beautiful little girl you will give her an opportunity to rise above the poverty she was born into and give her hope and a future

Emelyne Irankunda

Kevine Umutoni   Born in 2009

Kevine has a mentally and physically disabled sister whom her mom stays home and cares for. Her dad has no education or skills. The family lived in a one-room shack in a slum and felt their situation was hopeless. In December, Shelter Them intervened and moved the family into a nice home. Your sponsorship will ensure that Kevine's future will now be bright and promising

Kevine Umuton

Shania Gihozo   Born in 2013

Shania is a beautiful bundle of joy who lives with her mom, grandmother and 3 sisters. Their dad left and since then their situation has been very grave. They live in a tiny shack with a leaky tin roof. The family has little means of support but with your help by sponsoring Shania for $ 40.00 a month they can have a brighter future

Shania Gihozo

Pamela Uwase    Born in 2008  

Pamela was born in 2008 and she has never attended school. She was the third born in a family of 5. Her dad left when she was only a baby leaving only the mother to try and provide for her family. Their home is in deplorable condition and there is never enough food. Your sponsorship will give Pamela the chance to get an education, provide her with nutritious food and provide her with hope for a brighter future

Pamela Uwase

Khezia Niyonseng    Born in 1996a

Khezia was born in a family of 8 to parents who were peasant farmers. Her brother, Jean Claude, left home at the age of 9 to       live on the streets of Kigali because his parents were unable to feed him and send him to school. He joined our Shelter Them family in 2012 and since then he had excelled in school and had become a role model to all his peers. In August 2016 he passed away from a sudden illness. Your sponsorship of Khesian would make Jean Claude’s dying wish come true and enable Khesian access to nutritious food, education and health care

Khezia Niyonseng

Kevine Uwimbabazi   Born in 2000  

Kevine's story is heartbreaking. Her mom died when Kevine was a baby, and her stepmother despised her. She was kept as a slave and beaten severely from ages 4 to 9. When Shelter Them rescued her, she had serious wounds on both legs and was traumatized from the abuse. Through Shelter Them, she is now receiving counselling for her psychological problems stemming from years of abuse. Your sponsorship will help Kevine overcome the adversity of her past and reach for a brighter future

Kevine Uwimbabazi 

Solange Niyoniringira   Born in 2005        

Solange was born in 2005, the fourth in a family of 8 children. She lives in a dilapidated shack with her mom and her 7 brothersand sisters. Her mom does what she can to provide for her family but they live a life of despair and hopelessness. Your donation of $40.00 per month can help lift Solange from this cycle of poverty and offer her a future filled with hope

Solange Niyoniringira

Lilliane Niyonsenga   Born 2016             

Lilliane is the youngest in a family of 8 children and there is only the mom there to provide for them. Shelter Them is working hard to make some necessary repairs to the home and to also teach them how to grow nutritious food on their small piece of land.  Without your help Lilliane is destined for a life of hopelessness and despair.  Your sponsorship of $ 40 a month can help us change the family’s situation and offer Lilliane and her family a brighter future. 

Lilliane Niyonsenga

Kevine lkirezi   Born in 2004 

Kevine and her mother had nothing but each other, living in extreme poverty on the streets and sleeping in fields and ditches. Because of their need, Shelter Them was able to place both of them into a girls' home where Kevine's mother became the caregiver. Your sponsorship will ensure a bright future for Kevine

Kevine lkirezi  

Olivia Manirafasha   Born in 2003

Olivia is mentally and physically disabled. She has Cerebral Palsy, but her smile lights up the world. A disability in a third world country can be very difficult but for Olivia it may have saved her life. After donating a wheelchair to her we discovered her life of poverty and in December 2012 we rescued her and her family, brought them into our program and put them in a proper home. Your sponsorship will enable Olivia to live a productive and fulfilling life

Olivia Manirafasha 

Shakira Uwimana   Born in 1998  

Shakira was being raised by her aunt after the death of her mother when she was five years old. She has only very recently met her father, who is in prison. Shelter Them rescued Shakira when her aunt became unable to provide for her. She is now doing well in school, and your sponsorship will provide her with a loving home and hope for the future

Shakira Uwimana

Josette Mbabazi   Born in 2001  

Josette is one of 6 siblings whose mom passed away while giving birth to her brother, Joshua. A neighbour who heard about Shelter Them, intervened. Ever since, the 6 siblings live together in a Shelter Them home with a loving caregiver. Your sponsorship will allow Josette to grow up in a loving home with her siblings around her

Josette Mbabazi