“This program has given me the ability to pursue a career, gain confidence and find the positive things in life again. I now have the self-esteem that I need to be successful in my new job.” ~ Yesenia
Anoa lost her job during the pandemic. Thanks to Per Scholas, Anoa graduated in Spring 2021 with her CompTIA CySA+ certification. Though she received multiple job offers, she chose a role as a Lead Analyst and now earns $70,000/year.
Lan was unemployed before enrolling in BWI’s training program. After graduating, she landed her dream job as a Production Assistant on a television series, where she earns $21/hour.
I had dropped out of school because of fees. I want to thank you for your generous gift that made my education attainable. Through your support, I have accomplished much of what I never thought possible especially attaining college education and in a great university outside Rwanda.
This class was comprehensive and thorough. I truly appreciate the opportunity and believe that the session served as an excellent intro as well as upskilling for those not as well versed in tools for healthcare professionals.
I want to train local farmers in my villages next summer, but I have no resources to facilitate that. I will be making a pitch to my college in the fall.
Your donations have helped thousands of women re-enter the workforce. Women who enroll in our programs come from disadvantaged backgrounds, sometimes as political refugees who live in shelters. After graduating, women can expect an over 300% increase in their salary.