Of all the pages on the SURF website, the one that receives by far the greatest number of visits is the page of statistics on the genocide. The most popular search term on google that brings visitors to the website … Continue Reading »

Partnering to support survivors

Survivors Fund (SURF) is fortunate to have a number of remarkable partners, which help us to raise funds for our work to support survivors as well as to raise awareness of the situation of survivors in Rwanda today. Network 4 … Continue Reading »

Advocacy by and for survivors

Advocacy, which I write about in our new annual report, underpins the work of SURF. It is critical to raise awareness of the situation of survivors in Rwanda today, and to secure greater support to enable survivors to rebuild their lives. International … Continue Reading »

SURF calls on UN to support survivors

SURF calls on UN to support survivors

Survivors Fund (SURF) yesterday staged a Reading of the Testimonies of survivors of the Rwandan genocide at the Whitechapel Gallery in London. Testimonies, included those collected by SURF partners, Foundation Rwanda and Msaada, were read by members of the British public to … Continue Reading »

Update on SURF’s Founder

Mary Kayitesi-Blewitt, SURF’ Founder, has not been resting since I succeeded her as director in January 2009. Appointed as a Visiting Fellow at the Research Centre for Leadership in Action at the Robert F. Wagner School for Public Service at … Continue Reading »

SURF on the BBC

SURF’s BBC Radio 4 Charity of the Week Appeal was broadcast this Sunday. For those that missed it, there is another chance to hear the broadcast on Thursday 18th June at 3:27pm or to listen below: SURF on BBC Radio … Continue Reading »

Reporting on the situation of survivors

SURF is fortunate to secure coverage of its work, and the situation of survivors in Rwanda, through an array of different media channels. This Sunday, BBC Radio Berkshire began a six-part broadcast of the recent visit of two SURF trustees … Continue Reading »