Shelter

FARG to provide shelter for 1,836 genocide survivors. By: Michel Nkurunziza, The New Times. The Government Assistance Fund for Vulnerable Genocide Survivors Fund (FARG) says it urgently needs land on which to construct houses for 1,836 genocide survivors by June … Continue Reading »

CNLG Survey

By Michel Nkurunziza, Rwanda Focus. The National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) together with other relevant organizations will this Tuesday launch a survey to identify genocide survivors in need of support. The activities will this week start with … Continue Reading »

FARG

FARG in new financing scheme to support genocide survivors. By Michel Nkurunziza, The Rwanda Focus. From 13th April 2016. The Genocide Survivors’ Assistance Fund (FARG) has announced new financing mechanisms to support vulnerable genocide survivors. At the start of the 22 … 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 »

Holistic approach

Holistic approach needed to fix survivors’ problems. Letter published in The New Times. 12th May 2015. Reference is made to the Editorial, “FARG’s envisaged move could be the turning point” (The New Times, May 8). I would first of all … Continue Reading »

Nyira’s House

As the Rwandan Government winds down the work of the Fund for the Support of Genocide Survivors (FARG) in housing and secondary school education, some survivors are still left with poor housing. SURF is therefore pleased to be able to … Continue Reading »

Housing

Genocide survivors housing programme draws to a close By Athan Tashobya, New Times The Government is in the last phase of constructing houses for survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Officials from the Ministry of Local Government and … Continue Reading »

One Dollar Opens

The One Dollar Hostel, new home to 192 vulnerable, genocide orphans, was inaugurated this week by Francis Kaboneka, Local Government Minister, after a four-year construction phase. The brainchild of Rwandan diaspora, AERG (student survivors) and GAERG (former student survivors), has … Continue Reading »

FARG Audit

The Rwandan Auditor General has identified numerous irregularities in the management and delivery of the Government Assistance Fund for Vulnerable Survivors of the Genocide against the Tutsi (FARG). FARG was established in 1998 to provide assistance to vulnerable genocide survivors, … Continue Reading »

Assistance

Children from Genocide rape to get FARG assistance. Jean Damascène Niyitegeka, The Rwanda Focus. 12th August 2013. The repercussions of 1994 Genocide that killed more than a million peo­ple are still felt in countless ways today. Some of the survivors … Continue Reading »