Anastasie Mukayiranga weaving a traditional basket (The New Times)


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


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 »