Christine

Foundation Rwanda Update

A guest post by our partner Foundation Rwanda on the GoFundMe Appeal for Christine “When we finally have a home – we will dance until the sun comes up!” From April through July is Kwibuka 28, the 28th commemoration of … Continue Reading »

Foundation Rwanda

Foundation Rwanda

Continuing our series of articles from our Annual Report 2019/20, we outline here our work on our Foundation Rwanda programme. Through funding from Foundation Rwanda, Survivors Fund (SURF) is currently addressing the education and counselling needs of young people conceived … Continue Reading »

Group Counselling Session

Community Counselling Initiative

Continuing our series of articles from our Annual Report 2020/21, we outline here our work on our Community Counselling Initiative. Through counselling for women victims of genocide rape, Survivors Fund (SURF) and Foundation Rwanda have provided counselling in a well-structured … Continue Reading »

Youth Camp

Youth Camp

In a series of posts over the coming weeks we will profile participants in our Foundation Rwanda Youth Camps. As an introduction, we provide a summary of the programme here, which has been running since 2015 and has supported over … Continue Reading »

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Rwandan history and the testimonies of the Foundation Rwanda mothers show us that  systemic racism and violence are not new. Our hearts go out to the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Eric Garner, Tony McDade, Dion Johnson … Continue Reading »

Clare and Elizabeth

Sexual Violence in Conflict

Five years ago today, on 19 June 2015, the United Nations General Assembly (A/RES/69/293) proclaimed 19 June of each year the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, in order to raise awareness of the need to … Continue Reading »