Students at School in Rwanda

Education

Each year Survivors Fund (SURF) publishes its Annual Report and Accounts, which are officially filed with the Charity Commission. Our 2018 report is now thus publicly available to download and read here. Below is an extract from the report, highlighting … Continue Reading »

Foundation Rwanda

Foundation Rwanda

Since Foundation Rwanda’s inception in 2007, Survivors Fund (SURF) has been a key partner in providing life-changing services to the Foundation Rwanda families, addressing the education and counselling needs of young people conceived by rape during the 1994 genocide committed … Continue Reading »

Foundation Rwanda Mothers

Foundation Rwanda Update

Through funding from Foundation Rwanda, Survivors Fund (SURF) is currently addressing the education and counselling needs of young people conceived through rape during and under circumstances directly related to the 1994 genocide committed against Tutsi in Rwanda. The challenge for … Continue Reading »

Leadership for Life Training Graduates

Changemakers

From 1st to 3rd February 2019, a three-day Leadership for Life training was conducted for 100 youth members of GAERG and AERG, in partnership with Emerging Leaders. The programme, held at the Kigali Genocide Memorial,  is aimed at equipping the … Continue Reading »

Clemence preparing food

Vocational Training

In January 2018, SURF received a grant of £20,000 from the Allan & Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust to provide vocational skills training and counselling to 50 youth born of genocide rape. The support from the Trust helped to provide skills … Continue Reading »

Today Annonciata is proud of her son Paulin (c. Deutsche Welle)

Born of rape

An article about SURF’s work with children born of genocide rape, first published on Deutsche Welle (by Eva de Vries), which we publish for the first time here on our website… During the Rwandan genocide, estimates suggest that 250,000 to … Continue Reading »