Elderly widows

With their age and weak bodies it is demanding for elderly widows to help themselves, loneliness is a bigger challenge for the elderly and makes their last days in the world really challenging. This is coupled with poverty which affects … Continue Reading »

Faustine

Iradukunda Faustine is 20 years old, currently S5 College School of Arts of Nyundo – Sculpture, Ceramic and Graphic section, in the Muhanga District.  Her wish is to become a Fashion Designer. What she values in life is to study. … Continue Reading »

Ray of Hope

In 1994, people of Rwanda suffered horrible atrocities. But here’s a ray of hope. By Brandon Weber. Reposted from Upworthy. November 2015. November 2. In 1994, a civil war had been raging for four years in the country of Rwanda. Then, … Continue Reading »

The End

“We must raise the final £60,000 or our Foundation Rwanda programme closes in 2016.”  Yes. You read that right. It is a stark headline but it is the truth. We are a small team and we believe in full transparency, … Continue Reading »

Annual Report

We are pleased to announce the publication of the SURF Annual Report 2014/15, which presents an overview of our work over the past year. The Annual Report is a summation of the many projects and activities undertaken by Survivors Fund (SURF). … Continue Reading »

#RwandaChallenge

Both inspired by, and in response to the Ice Bucket Challenge, we have decided to launch our own challenge – #RwandaChallenge – to try raise £250,000 to fund the education of 735 young people in Rwanda through 25,000 donations of … Continue Reading »

Annual Report

We are pleased to announce the publication of the SURF Annual Report 2013/14, which presents an overview of our work over the past year. You can download the report by clicking on the cover below: The Annual Report is a summation … Continue Reading »

Reaching Rwanda

Young British people are highly engaged in supporting survivors of the Rwandan genocide thanks to the efforts of dedicated teachers. Sam Hunt, Deputy Head at the UK’s Sandhurst School and Chair of SURF, has been working with young people through … Continue Reading »

Annual Report

Survivors Fund (SURF) is proud to publish here our Annual Report 2012/13. The report provides a summary of our work over the past year, as well as preview of our plans for our work ahead. We celebrate our successes and … Continue Reading »

Leadership

When I succeeded the founder of Survivors Fund (SURF), Mary Kayitesi Blewitt OBE, as the second director of the charity, I did not think that I would still be in post over four years later. After many years as a consultant, … Continue Reading »