First Lady Jeannette Kagame with other officials during celebrations to mark the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Association of Widows of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi (AVEGA) on Sunday. (The New Times)

AVEGA at 25

By Hudson Kuteesa, The New Times The First Lady, Mrs. Jeannette Kagame on Sunday, February 23, told men and women that were widowed as a result of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi that their lives are an example of resilience … Continue Reading »

AVEGA Western Region Members

EVWEP funded by UK Aid Direct

Survivors Fund (SURF), in partnership with AVEGA Agahozo, have been awarded a grant of £249,613 for a 30-month project from UK Aid Direct, the challenge fund of the UK Department for International Development (DFID) supporting civil society organisations to achieve … Continue Reading »

Jean-Damascene (AERG) leads Legal support on Helpline

Legal Aid Forum Project

Earlier this year, Survivors Fund (SURF) and our partner AERG secured a grant of around Frw 40 million (£35,000) from the Legal And Civil Society Fund, a programme of the Rwanda Legal Aid Forum funded by the Royal Netherlands Embassy. … Continue Reading »

Survivors at Bisesero Memorial, Rwanda

Lessons from Rwanda

A new paper, Lessons from Rwanda: Post-Genocide Law and Policy, by Zachary D. Kaufman in the Stanford Law & Policy Review (August 2019) sets out the Lessons from Rwanda which emphasises that “learning from the Genocide against the Tutsi provides … Continue Reading »