Shelter

Shelter is still a big challenge for some survivors. Last week we visited a number of AVEGA members who have formed groups to do income generating projects. During the visit, we came a cross one of the members Cecile, who was denied … Continue Reading »

Shelter

FARG to provide shelter for 1,836 genocide survivors. By: Michel Nkurunziza, The New Times. The Government Assistance Fund for Vulnerable Genocide Survivors Fund (FARG) says it urgently needs land on which to construct houses for 1,836 genocide survivors by June … Continue Reading »

CNLG Survey

By Michel Nkurunziza, Rwanda Focus. The National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) together with other relevant organizations will this Tuesday launch a survey to identify genocide survivors in need of support. The activities will this week start with … Continue Reading »

Cohesion

Rwanda: Social Cohesion Fundamental for Sustainable Development, Says First Lady. By Athan Tashobya, The New Times. The First Lady and Chairperson of Unity Club, Mrs Jeannette Kagame, has said that Rwandans can only achieve sustainable development if all stakeholders, including … Continue Reading »

FARG

FARG in new financing scheme to support genocide survivors. By Michel Nkurunziza, The Rwanda Focus. From 13th April 2016. The Genocide Survivors’ Assistance Fund (FARG) has announced new financing mechanisms to support vulnerable genocide survivors. At the start of the 22 … Continue Reading »

IBUKA Interview

Despite Challenges, Genocide Survivors Feel More Hopeful Today – Ibuka Chief. Interview by Eugene Kwibuka, The New Times. Rwandans and friends of Rwanda across the world last week started a week-long commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. In … Continue Reading »

Nyira’s House

As the Rwandan Government winds down the work of the Fund for the Support of Genocide Survivors (FARG) in housing and secondary school education, some survivors are still left with poor housing. SURF is therefore pleased to be able to … Continue Reading »

Property

Will Genocide convicts ever pay back all looted property? By Eugene Kwibuka, The New Times. First Published: March 20. As far as Aloys Rwamasirabo can recall, it’s been about eight years since a Gacaca court in his Western Province’s Nyange … Continue Reading »

Housing

Genocide survivors housing programme draws to a close By Athan Tashobya, New Times The Government is in the last phase of constructing houses for survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Officials from the Ministry of Local Government and … Continue Reading »

FARG Audit

The Rwandan Auditor General has identified numerous irregularities in the management and delivery of the Government Assistance Fund for Vulnerable Survivors of the Genocide against the Tutsi (FARG). FARG was established in 1998 to provide assistance to vulnerable genocide survivors, … Continue Reading »