Simeon Karamaga

Simeon Karamaga

Survivors Fund (SURF) marks the death of Simeon Karamaga, aged 76 yeras old. Simeon was truly a remarkable man, a cattle breeder from the Abanyiginya Tribe, a survivor of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda and a celebrated resistance … Continue Reading »

Daphrose outside her home in 2009, funded by Survivors Fund (SURF)

Daphrose Mukangarambe

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Daphrose Mukangarambe, aged 57 years old. Daphrose died last week after a long struggle with liver disease. Daphrose was truly an inspiration, and one of the first survivors interviewed … Continue Reading »

Andrew Sutton filming an interview with Daphrose outside her home in the Eastern Province, Rwanda


With Andrew Sutton and Rachel Collingwood of Central Studios, we have been in Rwanda filming an array of the projects of Survivors Fund (SURF) and our partners over the course of the past week. We will be editing these over … Continue Reading »


Survivors Fund (SURF) is proud to announce the launch of its first television advertising spot. The spot has been developed in response to an opportunity to secure free advertising space on an array of digital channels over the summer months. … Continue Reading »

HMD 2013

Survivors Fund (SURF) has supported Holocaust Memorial Day since its inception. The theme for the commemoration this year is Communities Together: Build a Bridge on which SURF Trustee, Apolinaire Kageruka, comments in the HMD campaign pack (featuring photography from SURF Photographer, Andrew … Continue Reading »

The SURF Film

Survivors Fund (SURF) marked fifteen years of work at an event at Portcullis House in London earlier this month. A short film which we post below highlights our work to date, as well as some of the challenges and opportunities for our work … Continue Reading »

Untold Stories

Untold Stories

Untold Stories is a new short film produced and edited by Andrew Sutton for Survivors Fund (SURF) to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2011. The film features the testimonies of four survivors – Cassien, Simeon, Sandrine and Clare. Comprehensive versions of … Continue Reading »

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day

Today, December 1st, is World AIDS Day. The theme this year is all about raising awareness to tackle HIV prejudice and help stop the spread of HIV. SURF’s new HIV+ Survivors Integration Project (SIP) funded by Comic Relief encompasses that work. Whilst in … Continue Reading »