"Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent” – Anonymous

MARCELINO UWINEZA, an 18 year old girl from Butamwa, Rwanda is one of the beneficiaries of Association des Jeunes de StCharles Lwanga (AJECL) – An NGO in the inner cities of Rwanda focused on offering young girls vocational training in Tailoring.

A combination of family issues and financial struggles put a stop to Marcelino’s schooling about two years ago. In the heat of the plight, the news of AJECL free vocational training came as beacon of hope - to her and the other girls as well.

(An assignment shot for my field work at the Foundry 2019 workshop in Kigali Rwanda - by VII Academy in collaboration with Photowings)

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