Ducks for Peace

Through the Good Gifts Catalogue, Survivors Fund (SURF) supports a number of livestock projects which provide vital assistance to genocide survivors, in particular vulnerable genocide widows. One of the projects provides ducks through supporters that buy Ducks for Peace from … Continue Reading »

Comic Relief

Survivors Fund (SURF) launches Comic Relief funded project in partnership with AVEGA Agahozo in the Southern Province. By Minnie Karanja, The New Times. On May 27th 2016 Survivors Fund (SURF) and AVEGA launched a two year Comic Relief funded project … Continue Reading »

GWEP Evaluation

A three-year Survivors Fund project has significantly improved the income and wellbeing of 13,453 widowed survivors and their dependents, external evaluators have concluded. The Genocide Widows Empowerment Project (GWEP) also exceeded its targets to reduce the number of survivor households … Continue Reading »

Veronique

Veronique Muhawenimana, is 27 years old from Kayonza District. Veronique completed her secondary school education in 2010 where she studied history, economics and geography, but was unable to obtain Government or FARG support to continue her education.  As a young … Continue Reading »

Entrepreneurship

Rwanda: Banks Failing Youth Employment Efforts – YETP. By Solomon Asaba. The New Times. Reluctance by banks to fund young entrepreneurs is affecting efforts geared at reducing youth unemployment, Jean Paul Nyiribakwe, the Youth Entrepreneurship Training Programme (YETP) co-ordinator, has … Continue Reading »

Appolinaire

The National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) is partnering with Survivors Fund (SURF) to deliver support to relatives of it’s former employees who were killed during the genocide against the Tutsi in 1994. BNR is supporting income generating activities for 24 families … Continue Reading »

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 »

Imbere Heza

Entrepreneurship skills for youth is the corner stone of Student Survivors Association, AERG, and Survivors Fund’s (SURF) latest joint project, officially launched in Kigali in the presence of Jean Philbert Nsengimana, the Minister of Youth & ICT. “Imbere Heza” will help … Continue Reading »

Holistic approach

Holistic approach needed to fix survivors’ problems. Letter published in The New Times. 12th May 2015. Reference is made to the Editorial, “FARG’s envisaged move could be the turning point” (The New Times, May 8). I would first of all … Continue Reading »

Business Talent

Ten talented entrepreneurs presented their business plans in a competition to access start-up capital for the establishment of their businesses. The business competition is the graduation of the fourth phase of the Youth Entrepreneurship Training Programme (YETP). YETP was set … Continue Reading »