Sam Munderere, SURF Chief Executive


Survivors Fund (SURF) has announced the appointment of its first ever Rwanda-based Chief Executive, following the resignation of Françoise Lemagnen. “We are very pleased to welcome Samuel Munderere as our new Chief Executive. He is a popular choice and given … Continue Reading »

Francoise (SURF) and Françoise Foundation Rwanda counsellor


As many of you already know, I took the difficult decision recently to step down as Chief Executive of SURF, that I announced in Rwanda in August. I shall be making way back to France from the UK and Rwanda, … Continue Reading »

Women’s Work

UKAid’s DfiD assessment of The Widowed Survivors’ Empowerment Project (WSEP), awarded to SURF and AVEGA, a 3-year programme that ended in March 2015, says, “Overall we have appraised your reported performance as A+”. According to DfiD “It is the group dynamics that … Continue Reading »

SURF Trustee, Liliane Umubyeyi on a visit to SURF Programmes


SURF is looking for a new Trustee to take on the role of Treasurer. Trustees play an important part in our life and work. They give their own time and skills to supporting the most vulnerable  in Rwanda, without financial … Continue Reading »

Imbere Heza

Entrepreneurship skills for youth is the corner stone of Student Survivors Association, AERG, and Survivors Fund’s (SURF) latest joint project, officially launched in Kigali in the presence of Jean Philbert Nsengimana, the Minister of Youth & ICT. “Imbere Heza” will help … Continue Reading »

Research Centre

SURF is delighted that  CNLG has taken firm steps to see the Kamonyi building put to effective use. The  Kamonyi centre, built by SURF donors, for the preservation of the memory of the Rwandan genocide against the Tutsi was passed over to CNLG … Continue Reading »

Benon CycleRide II

Q8Aviation and Q8Oils are joining forces today on the Benon Cycle Ride II, a 350 -kilometre cycle ride from Antwerp to Woking to raise funds for charity ( The journey will also celebrate the memory of Benon Banya, a former … Continue Reading »

Small & Big

Small contributions make a big and lasting difference to people like Vianny, who has been able to set up his taxi-bike business, thanks to the UK’s Good Gifts Catalogue, an initiative of the Charities Advisory Trust. Good Gifts has enabled Survivors … Continue Reading »

ELE – New DFID Project

Helping vulnerable young people in Rwanda towards a brighter future Marie’s Story   Survivors Fund (SURF) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a grant by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). Delivered in partnership with the Association … Continue Reading »

Incike 2015

A new crowd funding campaign, Incike Initiative 2015, is to be launched to support highly vulnerable, aged survivors in Rwanda. Incike is a Rwandan tech. initiative by young, ICT entrepreneur Mutangana Aphrodise, who has developed a mobile technology platform to … Continue Reading »