Raising positive changemakers
The Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village changes more than our students' lives. Our impact goes beyond the Village’s gates as we help young people acquire the skills and confidence they need to change the world, in ways big and small.
Understanding the need
During our extensive recruitment process, we assess the vulnerabilities of each potential student.
Eat 1 meal per day at home
Belong to Category 1 or 2 poverty levels, the lowest in Rwanda
Have lost their father
Live more than 11 kilometers from a health center making access to healthcare nearly impossible
(Information for 2017 incoming students)
See the Difference
of graduates have expressed feeling more confident and better equipped for a happy and successful future.
of graduates take on leadership roles after leaving the Village.
79% decrease in the number of students experiencing symptoms of anxiety over four years (Class of 2016).
We pride ourselves on our ongoing efforts to be a transparent and well-respected 501(c)3 organization.