A ministry designed to provide either a micro loan or donation coupled with an education and training in business management. The projects can be for individuals or a group of women working together. There is a community and bible study element included in the trainings. Ideally, the project would help women generate their own income to provide for their families and they would learn proper business tactics to become self-sustaining and continue to grow and develop their business potential.

Tugirurkundo Sheep Project :: Women’s Empowerment Projects

By |2020-07-07T17:45:47-05:00July 7th, 2020|Sustainability, Women Empowerment|

"TUGIRURUKUNDO" SHEEP PROJECT, NYABIHU WOMEN GROUP Historical Background of the Project Nyabihu is a district in Western Province, Rwanda, which borders Eastern DR Congo, near Lake Kivu. Mukamira is the main city. The Nyabihu district is known for growing very good tea and great fishing for Tilapia. A group of 24 underprivileged women from a [...]


By |2020-02-14T00:29:56-06:00February 12th, 2020|Women Empowerment|

Rose Uwineza is one of the beneficiaries of the Women Empowerment Program (WEP) of TLAfrica. She lives in Goma, Keshero, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, with her husband, Jacques Ahoba Ndeze, and their eleven children. She is a member of a local Baptist Church, Sayuni, and she has seen God providing for her family [...]

Her gift healed all wounds

By |2020-09-19T00:58:21-05:00April 30th, 2019|Women Empowerment|

Fixing their eyes away from each other, the two women sat in opposite corners of the room. After Consolata became a widow at a young age, she married her husband’s brother—a village custom in rural Kenya. As the second wife to Sarah, bitterness and resentment grew. While attending a TLAfrica Women’s Empowerment Conference on trauma [...]

All Glory to God

By |2020-09-19T00:58:35-05:00February 27th, 2019|Women Empowerment|

 “Come visit me!” she excitedly asked on the phone. After a twenty-minute walk to her rural home in Kora, Rwanda, I found Gloria beaming with joy as she sat down to tell me her testimony. At only 23-years old Gloria felt hopeless. The second of five siblings, her parents could not afford to send her [...]

A New Kind of Harvest

By |2020-09-19T01:02:16-05:00February 27th, 2019|Women Empowerment|

It was three years ago when Jeanette’s life changed forever. There in the dusty church in her hometown of Karenge Sector, Rwanda, six women formed a group named Tabitha. With an initial investment from TLAfrica, these determined ladies began a booming agriculture business and found spiritual revival for their souls in the process. Now they [...]

She Fights a Different Battle

By |2024-02-27T14:33:34-06:00January 31st, 2019|Marriage, Women Empowerment|

In a nation plagued with conflict, she fights a different battle—keeping marriages intact. Kwihangana Hategeka Carine uses her training from the TLAfrica Marriage Enrichment Conferences to minister to couples and their families in the DR Congo. Kwihangana graduated from the three-year program in 2018 and now leads couples and family ministries at the Catholic Church in Goma. Goma [...]

A Gift That Changed Everything

By |2020-09-19T01:02:56-05:00December 6th, 2018|Women Empowerment|

My heart pounding from worry, I pulled the last gift out of the wrinkled bag. It was just enough. In the middle of rural Rwanda, surrounded by a group of women giggling with joy, the power of God showed up and I stood in awe.

Shoes to Walk Towards a Better Future

By |2020-09-19T00:59:03-05:00September 30th, 2018|Women Empowerment|

She believed him when he promised he would take care of her. Life was hard, and Mutessi Angelique didn’t have many options. Nine months later and alone with a baby, she struggled to find self-worth in the poverty-stricken Gatsibo District of eastern Rwanda. Born during the Rwandan genocide of 1994, Mutesi’s parents were separated during [...]

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