Kwibuka 23

Dear Friends, As we commemorate the Genocide against the Tutsi for the twenty-third year, we want to thank our supporters for their continued support that enables us to continue to deliver the work we are undertaking to rebuild the lives … Continue Reading »

IBUKA Interview

Despite Challenges, Genocide Survivors Feel More Hopeful Today – Ibuka Chief. Interview by Eugene Kwibuka, The New Times. Rwandans and friends of Rwanda across the world last week started a week-long commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. In … Continue Reading »

SURF in Nyanza

SURF Rwanda team yesterday made a special trip to visit survivors in Nyanza, including meeting with 86 year-old Kangabe Alibera, as part of the 100 days’ commemoration period. We provided 75 solar lights, thanks to the support of Good Gifts. … Continue Reading »

Hope

Genocide widows recount journey of thorns and hope. By Donah Mbabazi, The New Times. April 7 marked the 21st anniversary of the beginning of a hundred days of terror in Rwanda in which over one million innocent people were killed. … 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 »

Media reportage

Old media reports deprive Rwandan genocide survivors of the right to be forgotten. By Sally Hayden, Worldandmedia.com. One of the biggest challenges following the Rwandan genocide was getting it classified as such. As the international community faltered and fiddled and … Continue Reading »

Family

The 23-year-old with 24 kids: Genocide orphans form their own families By Sally Hayden for CNN, Published 24th April 2014 It’s a sunny April afternoon at the University of Rwanda College of Education in Kigali. Some students huddle in groups … Continue Reading »

Remember

On the international launch of Kwibuka20, Rwanda’s official campaign to mark the 20th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, Survivors Fund (SURF) and its partner organisations call on the international community to continue to address the ongoing … Continue Reading »

AVEGA Appeal

Each year, Rwanda commemorates the 1994 genocide perpetrated against Tutsi from April to July. The commemoration week runs from 7th to 13th April. During the period, AVEGA undertakes various activities for its members. Those activities are divided into three phases: … Continue Reading »

Justice

Address of David Russell, Director of Survivors Fund (SURF), at The Berkshire Rwandese Community Event at Reading Civic Centre to mark the 19th Anniversary Commemoration of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide against the Tutsi, 11th April 2013  Never before in modern history … Continue Reading »