Turning Pain into Hope. Photo by Whitney Shefte.

Turning Pain into Hope

Rwanda’s children of rape are coming of age — against the odds. By Danielle Paquette, The Washington Post. Angel was 11 the last time her mother tried to kill her. She remembers the handful of rat poison pellets, the urging: Take … Continue Reading »

Redress

MPs urge CNLG to prioritize redress of challenges facing Genocide survivors. By Eugene Kwibuka, The New Times. Fighting trauma among Genocide survivors, finding proper homes and legal aid for them, as well as social support, are some of the critical … Continue Reading »

Group Analysis

Last week 30 Rwandese counsellors and psychologists took part in training in Group Analysis. This is a particular branch of therapy that looks at group work and group dynamics. The majority of the training participants work for AVEGA, with other … Continue Reading »

Helpline

98% users recommend the usage of this service to their friends. How many big brand companies would want to use this headline in their advertisements? It shows the best appreciation of a service you can imagine, something most big brands … Continue Reading »

AERG Workshop

First Lady launches leadership and Mentorship workshop. By Stephen Rwembeho, The New Times. The First Lady and Chairperson of Imbuto Foundation Jeannette Kagame, yesterday, launched a two and half day’s workshop for the Association of Student Survivors of the Genocide … Continue Reading »

Sexual Violence

In the September 2016 edition of the Clinical Psychology Forum journal, SURF Clinical Psychology, Dr Jemma Hogwood has co-authored (with Dr Khadj Rouf), a paper on Genocide and Mass Sexual Violence: Psychological Support for Women Survivors in Rwanda. The paper, which … Continue Reading »