While growing up, Muteto was told she looked different from all her siblings, something which bothered her because as a child, all you want is to fit in your family.
Angelique Yamuragiye, a resident of Musenyi, Kabeza, Nyagatare, was unfortunate to not know her father and eldest sibling.
Gloriose Mukamugisha, a 17-year-old living in Nyakyanda, Katabageme, Nyagatare, struggles with abuse from both her mother and step-father.
Two parties, Leoncie Uwamahoro and Florence Kampire were fighting over property consisting of a house and the land on which it is built.
Prior to attending community dialogues, Jean Pierre and Jacqueline were always in conflict.
Their biggest issue was adultery, and they always had conflicts because of this.
Esther Uwumugisha was born on 19/06/2011. Her mother Jacqueline Nyiransabimana gave birth to her when she was not married and was staying with her mother Josephine Kamondo, but later she passed away on 29/01/2019 succumbing to sickness.
Akayezu and Muyizere are a different couple. Their home is one that many long for. Much as they don’t live perfect lives, they attest to living peaceful and happily as a couple.
Bellamie Mungayinka, a 20-year-old woman and resident of Kinihira Nyagatare, narrates her ordeal with life after her parents divorced when she was only ten years old.
It's been 12 years since Josephine Mukabasomingera started seeking justice for her child, who was born out of wedlock.
Marie Chantal, a leader of a Muhuba cell, Musanze district and beneficiary of Ingo Z’amahoro project, one of Haguruka’s projects that seek to promote peace in families and societies, shares how their families were going through struggles not because they desired conflicts but because they lacked knowledge.
Yvonne (not her real name), our right holder with mental disability was sexually abused and impregnated by her psychiatrist.
Ruth Murekatete is a resident of Kageyo sector in Gicumbi District. She has been married to her husband, Jean Claude Minani, for close to five years. Her husband was a very caring man; he was considerate and understanding, traits that attracted her to marry him in the first place.
Jeanette Uwingeye, a mother of two approached Haguruka in April 2022 seeking for help. Uwingeye gave birth towards the end of in 2021, but the father of her child never wanted anything to do with the child right from the start.
At the end of 2017, Mukarukundo, born in 2002 and resident of Gateke Village, Cyeya Cell, Rukomo Sector, Gicumbi District, worked as a house help.
Constantine Uwiringiyimana was in a relationship with a man she thought she had a future with. Things never went as planned and eventually they had to go separate ways.
Mukakarangwa, a resident of Nyarugenge District, narrates her story of how her husband abused her in their marriage.
Lambert and Chantal are among the many other couples who long for a happy marriage. Despite their efforts for peace and a strong marriage, their union kept falling short of happiness; instead of bonding, they would argue even over the littlest of matters.
It’s not a common thing for a man to initiate the reconciliation of a marriage especially when they were the ones in the wrong.
Uwimbabazi got pregnant when she was a teenager. At the time, she was living with only her mother as her father had passed on. Her mother started mistreating her, abusing her verbally and even depriving her of food.
When Alphonsine got married to the love of her life, what transpired after was something she never expected.
Mediatrice Gahongayire believes every smile has a story. As a rebellious teenager, Gahongayire had conflicts with her parents, she resented school and eventually dropped out- something that affected her already strenuous relationship with her family.
Innocent Nsegiyumva and Agnes Manirakiza lived together for twelve years and had three children. Though they were not legally married, they co-owned land. Nsegiyumva however, deprived his partner the right to share control over the harvest.