Sam Munderere, SURF Chief Executive

Leadership

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

Change

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 »

Annual Report

We are pleased to announce the publication of the SURF Annual Report 2014/15, which presents an overview of our work over the past year. The Annual Report is a summation of the many projects and activities undertaken by Survivors Fund (SURF). … Continue Reading »

Ibyiza

Survivors Fund (SURF) is partnering with filmmakers Soenke C Weiss and Gerrit Hahn in a revenue-share of all proceeds generated from their documentary film – Ibyiza Birimbere. Ibyiza Birimbere is Kinyarwanda and means “The best is still to come”. The protagonists of … 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 (http://goo.gl/RtSZe8). 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 »

Comic Relief

Survivors Fund (SURF) received critical funding from Comic Relief in 2010 to support a two-year HIV+ Survivors Integration Project (SIP). SIP sought to extend holistic support through our two partner organisations AVEGA Agahozo and Solace Ministries to ensure the successful integration into the public health system … Continue Reading »

#RwandaChallenge

Both inspired by, and in response to the Ice Bucket Challenge, we have decided to launch our own challenge – #RwandaChallenge – to try raise £250,000 to fund the education of 735 young people in Rwanda through 25,000 donations of … Continue Reading »