THEONESTE | Rwanda

THEONESTE | Rwanda

Reassured that Nothing is Impossible with God Theoneste’s father is in prison and his mother suffers from a mental illness, which leaves her often confused and keeps her housebound. The weight of the family now rests on Theoneste’s older sister Jaqueline. She dropped...
SERGE | Rwanda

SERGE | Rwanda

No Longer Helpless and Alone  Serge never imagined his father would be taken to prison. His world collapsed. He and his brothers relied on his mother for care and comfort, and frequently asked her to take them to visit their father in prison. Sometimes, she would take...
OPPORTUNE | Rwanda

OPPORTUNE | Rwanda

“I would have Called it Luck” Opportune’s mother Mujawamariya Goreth is a seamstress and struggles to support them both on her meager income, as her husband is in prison. Goreth wants to give her child everything she needs to thrive—especially a good education. But at...
UMUTONI | Rwanda

UMUTONI | Rwanda

A Young Girl Dreams of Becoming a Pilot Six years ago, Umutoni’s father was taken to prison. Umutoni’s mother became haunted by the idea of her husband rotting in prison, and she could not stand the thought of him being gone for so long. Overcome by despair, she...
DADDY | Rwanda

DADDY | Rwanda

No Longer Going to Bed with an Empty Stomach  Daddy’s father has been in prison for six years, and he has 13 more years to serve. Daddy’s mother, Mama Daddy (as she prefers to be called), depended on her husband to survive. When he was sent to prison, Daddy’s world...