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Widows

Facing Life After Death of the Family Breadwinner. By Donah Mbabazi, Opinion, The New Times. It has been three hard years since Jeanine Mukabacondo lost her husband Patrick Kanyamibwa in a motor accident. After six years of courtship, the couple … Continue Reading »

Rwamagana

Rwamagana Genocide widows get cows worth Rwf50m. By Kelly Rwamapera, The New Times. Twenty-five widows of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi were, on Thursday, given a hybrid dairy cow each under the national cattle-stocking programme, Girinka. The highly productive … Continue Reading »

Jewellery

Rwandan Beauty from SURF Survivors Fund. Rwandan Beauty has been set up by Will Goodhand, a Trustee of Survivors Fund (SURF). Rwandan Beauty exists to bring the finest handmade jewellery to the western world, in the conscience that the imported … Continue Reading »

Placement

One of the students interning with us at SURF writes about her experience! “This is what kept me busy in Rwanda! For the last seven weeks I have been interning at SURF (Survivors Fund), an organization that funds projects of … Continue Reading »

Cohesion

Rwanda: Social Cohesion Fundamental for Sustainable Development, Says First Lady. By Athan Tashobya, The New Times. The First Lady and Chairperson of Unity Club, Mrs Jeannette Kagame, has said that Rwandans can only achieve sustainable development if all stakeholders, including … Continue Reading »