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 »

Entrepreneurship

Survivors Fund (SURF) in partnership with AERG (Association of Student Genocide Survivors) has just completed the first year of our ELE Project, though funding from the UK Department for International Development (DFID). The ELE Project is focused on “Empowering Vulnerable Young … Continue Reading »

AERG Fund

Tired Of Misery, Genocide Survivors Establish A Billion Francs Fund. By KT PRESS, 13th March 2016 A group of students, all members of the association of survivors of genocide against Tutsi (AERG), has established a multimillion fund from which they … Continue Reading »

AERG Helpline

A counseling and legal telephone helpline was set up in August 2013 by AERG in partnership with SURF as a result of the need for young genocide survivors enrolled in Secondary School or University to access this support. As the … Continue Reading »

Entrepreneurship

Rwanda: Banks Failing Youth Employment Efforts – YETP. By Solomon Asaba. The New Times. Reluctance by banks to fund young entrepreneurs is affecting efforts geared at reducing youth unemployment, Jean Paul Nyiribakwe, the Youth Entrepreneurship Training Programme (YETP) co-ordinator, has … Continue Reading »

Francoise (SURF) and Françoise Foundation Rwanda counsellor

Change

As many of you already know, I took the difficult decision recently to step down as Chief Executive of SURF, that I announced in Rwanda in August. I shall be making way back to France from the UK and Rwanda, … Continue Reading »

Imbere Heza

Entrepreneurship skills for youth is the corner stone of Student Survivors Association, AERG, and Survivors Fund’s (SURF) latest joint project, officially launched in Kigali in the presence of Jean Philbert Nsengimana, the Minister of Youth & ICT. “Imbere Heza” will help … Continue Reading »

ELE – New DFID Project

Helping vulnerable young people in Rwanda towards a brighter future Marie’s Story   Survivors Fund (SURF) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a grant by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). Delivered in partnership with the Association … Continue Reading »

Business Talent

Ten talented entrepreneurs presented their business plans in a competition to access start-up capital for the establishment of their businesses. The business competition is the graduation of the fourth phase of the Youth Entrepreneurship Training Programme (YETP). YETP was set … Continue Reading »

Commemoration

AERG and GAERG prepare to honor liberation fighters, support wounded survivors ahead of 21st Commemoration. From News Of Rwanda, 6th March 2015. As Rwanda prepares for the twenty-first commemoration of the 1994 Genocide the Tutsi, survivors’ organizations AERG and GAERG … Continue Reading »