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 »

Come Together

A group of seven organisations, including Survivors Fund (SURF), representing and supporting survivors of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, has called for increased support to the tens of thousands of vulnerable genocide survivors in Rwanda. The call has … Continue Reading »

Remember

On the international launch of Kwibuka20, Rwanda’s official campaign to mark the 20th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, Survivors Fund (SURF) and its partner organisations call on the international community to continue to address the ongoing … Continue Reading »

Inheritance

Protect young Genocide survivors’ inheritance rights. Editorial, The New Times. August 10, 2013. Members of a taskforce set up by the Prime Minister to come to the bottom of thousands of cases of injustice suffered by Genocide survivors have their … Continue Reading »