A Visualisation of Philly's Place

Philly’s Place

Chair of Survivors Fund (SURF), Samantha Hunt MBE, has launched a crowdfunder appeal with a target to try raise £60,000 to complete and equip Philly’s Place, a vital community and children’s education centre in Rwanda. As Sam writes…. Children in … Continue Reading »

AERG 25th Anniversary

AERG to mark 25 years anniversary

By Bertrand Byishimo, The New Times The Association of Genocide Survivors Students (AERG) will on Saturday, November 6, mark 25 years’ anniversary of its existence, coinciding with 18 years’ anniversary for the Graduates Genocide Survivors Organization (GAERG). With a theme, … Continue Reading »

Jean-Damascene (AERG) leads Legal support on Helpline

Legal and Counselling Helpline

Continuing our series of articles from our Annual Report 2020/21, we outline here our work on our Legal and Counselling Helpline. The Legal and Counselling Helpline (Helpline) was established in August 2013 as a partnership between Survivors Fund (SURF) and … Continue Reading »

An Enhanced Resilience Training Session at AVEGA

Healing through therapy

How an initiative is helping survivors find healing through therapy By Lydia Atieno, The New Times The dark past of Rwanda’s history left many wounds in the hearts of survivors. It’s been 27 years since the horror of the 1994 … Continue Reading »

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Rwandan history and the testimonies of the Foundation Rwanda mothers show us that  systemic racism and violence are not new. Our hearts go out to the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Eric Garner, Tony McDade, Dion Johnson … Continue Reading »