These women from the Nyamagabe area of Rwanda joined self-help groups in October 2016. These portraits, taken in September 2017, are part of a project documenting the transformations in their lives.

Each woman was asked to bring an item that symbolised her dreams for the future.

Nyamagabe Portraits

© 2018 by Geoff Bartlett


Claudine hopes to start a small business selling vegetables at the local markets.