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 »

Come Together

A group of seven organisations, including Survivors Fund (SURF), representing and supporting survivors of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, has called for increased support to the tens of thousands of vulnerable genocide survivors in Rwanda. The call has … Continue Reading »


On the international launch of Kwibuka20, Rwanda’s official campaign to mark the 20th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, Survivors Fund (SURF) and its partner organisations call on the international community to continue to address the ongoing … Continue Reading »


We post here an update from the most recent quarter (from October to December 2012) of our Widowed Survivors Empowerment Project (WSEP), a three year grant funded by UKaid from the Department for International Development (DFID) for alleviating the poverty of … Continue Reading »


Survivors Fund (SURF) is publishing here the independent evaluation report of the two-year HIV+ Survivors Integration Project (SIP) funded by Comic Relief. The evaluation assessed the impact of the project, which sought to extend holistic support through our two partner organisations AVEGA … Continue Reading »


Mukomeze (Kinyarwanda for “empower her”) is a non-profit organization established to raise awareness of and funds for women and girls who suffered sexual violence during the genocide in Rwanda. The Dutch-based organisation developed “The Men Who Killed Me”, a book featuring … Continue Reading »

HIV+ Survivors

Today, 1st December, is World AIDS Day. To mark the day, Survivors Fund (SURF) is raising awareness of the situation of women survivors of genocide living with HIV and AIDS in Rwanda. Through funding from Comic Relief, Survivors Fund (SURF) … Continue Reading »


Kamembe is the base of AVEGA Western Region (AWR). Survivors Fund (SURF) provided the initial grant to establish the office of AWR in 2003, and through our current grant for the HIV+ Survivors Integration Project (SIP) from Comic Relief we … Continue Reading »

Ntarama Health Centre

The Ntarama Health Centre  is one of a number of healthcare projects funded by Survivors Fund (SURF), of which we are particularly proud. Developed in partnership with, and managed by, AVEGA Agahozo, the public health clinic is a model of … Continue Reading »

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day

Today, December 1st, is World AIDS Day. The theme this year is all about raising awareness to tackle HIV prejudice and help stop the spread of HIV. SURF’s new HIV+ Survivors Integration Project (SIP) funded by Comic Relief encompasses that work. Whilst in … Continue Reading »