Anastasie Mukayiranga weaving a traditional basket (The New Times)

Craft-making

By Lydia Atieno, The New Times After the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, Beatrice Bazayirwa was left with injuries that affected her arms, making them weak to a point where she can’t do any strenuous work. Bazayirwa, who is 59-years-old, … Continue Reading »

Patricia with her cow, donated through the Good Gifts Catalogue

Good Gifts

Continuing our series of articles from our Annual Report 2020/21, we outline here our work on our Good Gifts Initiative. Through funding from the Good Gifts Catalogue, an initiative of the Charities Advisory Trust, we have extended our support to … Continue Reading »

EVKEP Beneficiaries Meeting

EVKREP

Survivors Fund (SURF), in partnership with AVEGA Agahozo, have been awarded a grant of $93,604 for an 18-month project from the Addax & Oryx Foundation. The Empowering Vulnerable Genocide Widows in Karongi and Rutsiro Districts to Alleviate Extreme Poverty (EVKREP) … Continue Reading »

Older Genocide Widow

International Day of Older Persons

1st October marks the International Day of Older Persons, on which UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres comments: “The COVID-19 pandemic is causing untold fear and suffering for older people across the world. Beyond its immediate health impact, the pandemic is putting … Continue Reading »