"Yarani has helped me to help others. I know that in the future, I too will be able to provide help to others."
"At Yarani, we are taught well and supervised. They push us to advance ourselves. In the future, I see myself becoming an independent woman able to help and support my family. I would love to work in the biggest hotel in the world!"
"Women have the power to move forward and achieve better things. I never imaged I could, but it is possible!”
“I watched many girls of my age going to and from school and kept dreaming of the day I would go back to school.”
Liliane came from Lumbumbashi to study at ISSI, having made a tough decision to leave loved ones behind in her hometown. Despite this and the added hardship of struggling to fit in when she first arrived, Liliane is determined to succeed.
Monique came from a difficult past, depending on someone who let her down numerously, she did not believe things would work out for her the way they have.
Vicky is currently studying in her second year at ISSI. Whilst she has found the process of getting her academics a little challenging, she also feels proud to be training at ISSI.
"My name is Vicky and I was born in Kananga on the 1st of April in 1997. I am the fourth in a family of nine siblings. After earning my diploma, I didn’t know what to do because I didn’t have the means to continue my studies. My 2016-2017 course offered me a scholarship and I am now starting my classes. I am indebted to the people that make it possible for young women like me to continue their studies. I think I will like studying nursing, and I intend to do my best in gratitude for this opportunity."
"People expected my father to resort to giving me out for an early marriage but instead he decided to send me to study in Lantana College".