The authorities had been searching for Félicien Kabuga for many years (Reuters)

The Arrest of Félicien Kabuga

Félicien Kabuga: Rwanda genocide survivors happy with arrest From BBC News Online Rwandan genocide survivor groups have welcomed the arrest in France of one of the most wanted men accused of being behind the mass killings. Félicien Kabuga, 84, was … Continue Reading »

EVKEP IGA Group

Julianne

SURF was awarded last year a grant of CHF 89,250 by the Addax & Oryx Foundation to deliver, in partnership with AVEGA Agahozo, the Empowering Vulnerable Genocide Widows in Karongi District to Alleviate Extreme Poverty (EVKEP) Project. The project was … Continue Reading »

Marie is one of the AVEGA members who benefited from the SEP project

Survivors Empowerment Project

In January 2019, Survivors Fund (SURF) was awarded a grant by the Southall Trust to extend a project originally funded by Comic Relief for one year (through to December 2019). The extension of the HIV+ Survivors Empowerment Project (SEP) sought … Continue Reading »

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 »

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 »

Abishizehamwe

Abishizehamwe

Survivors Fund (SURF) works in partnership with AVEGA Agahozo to provide support to genocide widows in the Southern Province of Rwanda through our HIV+ Survivors Empowerment Project which was funded through to March 2018 by Comic Relief and with the … Continue Reading »

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

Daphrose

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 »