A total of Rwf24 million was won by four projects presented by Nkurunziza Christophe, Gashongore Elisa, Protais Zigama and Umugiraneza Regis

Sweet Potato Spaghetti

Young Genocide Survivors Turn Sweet Potatoes into Spaghetti, Win Funding. By Denyse Tuyishime, KT Press. When the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi started, Regis Umugiraneza was just four years old living with his family in Kinihira Sector, Ruhango district. The interahamwe militia … Continue Reading »

Kevine (centre) with two of her employees at the pig farm she has established

Pig Farming

The second of two articles from Adrian Veale (Project Umubano Kigali Business Training Coordinator and Survivors Fund (SURF) Trustee) on the recent visit by UK business leaders from Project Umubano, the UK Conservative Party International Development Social Action Programme. It was great … Continue Reading »

YETP and Innovation Fund Delegates with Project Umubano Members

Project Umubano Business Training

In early August 2017, students from the Youth Entrepreneurship Training Programme (YETP) attended a week long course presented by UK business leaders from Project Umubano, the UK Conservative Party International Development Social Action Programme. Training was provided in many different … Continue Reading »

Lucie, a genocide widow

Good Gifts for Survivors

Through funding over many years from the Good Gifts Catalogue, an initiative of the Charities Advisory Trust,  Survivors Fund (SURF) has extended support to thousands of widows and orphans that are beneficiaries of our ongoing livestock and livelihoods programme. This enables … Continue Reading »

Innovation Fund

Innovation Fund

Graduate Genocide Survivors’ Organisation (GAERG), the association of student survivors of Genocide (AERG), and the Survivors Fund (SURF) have launched an entrepreneurship innovation fund intended to support youth’s income-generating projects. The fund, launched on Friday, started with $50,000 (Rwf40 million) … Continue Reading »

Innovation Fund

Young and innovative entrepreneurs who wish to make the next step in developing their business can now participate in the Innovation Fund Challenge to win an investment in their company and mentoring by experienced, successful entrepreneurs. Last week, Survivors Fund … Continue Reading »

Jewellery

Rwandan Beauty from SURF Survivors Fund. Rwandan Beauty has been set up by Will Goodhand, a Trustee of Survivors Fund (SURF). Rwandan Beauty exists to bring the finest handmade jewellery to the western world, in the conscience that the imported … Continue Reading »

Iwacu

A short film about Iwacu Productions, a handicrafts cooperative which has been formed with the support of Clementine Munyaneza, a survivor of the genocide in Rwanda. In partnership with Survivors Fund (SURF). Filmed and edited by Kelsey Finnegan. Learn more, … Continue Reading »

Training

Empowering vulnerable youth to rebuild their lives through business training is one of the ways of unlocking their potential. We are empowering these youth to realize their full potential. By providing opportunities that open the future for school drop outs, … Continue Reading »