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 »

Placement

One of the students interning with us at SURF writes about her experience! “This is what kept me busy in Rwanda! For the last seven weeks I have been interning at SURF (Survivors Fund), an organization that funds projects of … Continue Reading »

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 »

AERG Fund

Tired Of Misery, Genocide Survivors Establish A Billion Francs Fund. By KT PRESS, 13th March 2016 A group of students, all members of the association of survivors of genocide against Tutsi (AERG), has established a multimillion fund from which they … Continue Reading »

Benon Scholars

We commemorated this past month, the 3rd Anniversary of the loss of Benon Banya, SURF’s accountant. And a friend to all. He died undertaking a climb on Mount Kilimanjaro in 2013 to raise money for SURF.  A long-time supporter, this was … Continue Reading »

Reaching Rwanda

Last week a group of 26 students and teachers from Sandhurst School, Berkshire in the UK led by Samantha Hunt, SURF’s Chairperson and Deputy Head Teacher at this school, visited SURF’s projects in Rwanda and most importantly took part in rebuilding the lives of survivors through a range … 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 »

Ray of Hope

In 1994, people of Rwanda suffered horrible atrocities. But here’s a ray of hope. By Brandon Weber. Reposted from Upworthy. November 2015. November 2. In 1994, a civil war had been raging for four years in the country of Rwanda. Then, … Continue Reading »

The End

“We must raise the final £60,000 or our Foundation Rwanda programme closes in 2016.”  Yes. You read that right. It is a stark headline but it is the truth. We are a small team and we believe in full transparency, … 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 »