"I have new ideas for what is possible for me and how much I can live my life, and I feel much stronger and more confident in my future and my family's future." – Dancila, 53
Cooperative de Vannerie de Nyamata (Covanya)
Weaving cooperative of 36 members located in Nyamata. Indego Africa partner since 2007.
A remarkable group of women who weave world-class plateau baskets, Covanya consistently excels in its training programs and participates in a district-wide literacy project. In 2009, 0% of Covanya's members reported being able to manage money, but by 2011 75% of the members proudly declared their financial literacy. For a spotlight interview with artisan Thacienne Mukamuligo click here. For a spotlight interview with artisan Daphrose Mukamugema click here.