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 »


As I embark on my final few weeks at the helm at Survivors Fund (SURF), I reflect on my past five years in post as director. It is has been a remarkable experience. The time has truly flown! That is … Continue Reading »


A guest post by Noam Schimmel, from an article from Huffington Post – Bisesero: The Hill of Resistance It is a 62 odd kilometer loop between the town of Kibuye and Bisesero, a ride that on the back of a motorbike feels … Continue Reading »

Charles, a survivor of Bisesero


On the journey back from my visit to Cyangugu, we took the stunning (but bumpy) Lake Kivu road to return to Kigali via Bisesero. Bisesero is the most significant site of resistance during the genocide. It is a place of … Continue Reading »