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 »

ELE Graduate

Empowering Secondary School Leavers

With funding from the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) and in partnership with Survivors Fund (SURF), the National Student’s Association of Genocide Survivors in Rwanda (AERG) implemented the “Empowering Vulnerable Young Survivors who have left Secondary School to Create, … Continue Reading »

Attendees at a YETP workshop

Economy

As we near publication of our new Strategic Plan for 2018 to 2020, we will be sharing here some background on Rwanda today, and drawing out the implications for survivors of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, and related … Continue Reading »

Foundation Rwanda programme

Continuing our series of articles from our Annual Report 2016, we outline here our current work with Foundation Rwanda. Through funding from Foundation Rwanda, Survivors Fund (SURF) is currently addressing the education and counselling needs of young people conceived through rape … Continue Reading »