Nyamata

Genocide Remains Decomposing at Major Memorial Site. By KT Press Staff Writer. At a genocide memorial site in eastern Rwanda, remains of more than 40,000 Tutsi victims could soon be no more if urgent action is not taken. The location, … Continue Reading »

Memorial

Rwanda Sets Aside Rwf6bn for Damaged Genocide Memorial Sites. By Jean de la Croix Tabaro, KT Press. Rwanda has embarked on intensive rehabilitation and extension of major genocide memorials, pending a definitive burial for remains and registration of four genocide … Continue Reading »

AERG / GAERG

Student survivors find healing through AERG. By Lydia Atieno, The New Times. After the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi, many survivors lost their families and had no place to call home or a family to lean on. This is how … Continue Reading »

AERG/GAERG

Genocide survivor groups exude hope for the future. By The New Times. Yesterday began the AERG-GAERG Week, when young survivors of the Genocide embark on a countrywide string of social activities. Among them is to show gratitude to the few … Continue Reading »

AERG Fund

Tired Of Misery, Genocide Survivors Establish A Billion Francs Fund. By KT PRESS, 13th March 2016 A group of students, all members of the association of survivors of genocide against Tutsi (AERG), has established a multimillion fund from which they … 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 »

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 »

Outrage

The BBC’s recent “Rwanda: The Untold Story” provides a highly imbalanced account of the Rwandan Genocide against the Tutsi, with no challenge to its selection of sources and materials, nor checks on the assertions made. Sadly, it serves to fuel … Continue Reading »

Come Together

A group of seven organisations, including Survivors Fund (SURF), representing and supporting survivors of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, has called for increased support to the tens of thousands of vulnerable genocide survivors in Rwanda. The call has … Continue Reading »

Calvary

A guest post by Lindsey Hilsum, Patron of Survivors Fund (SURF). It is the season of remembrance.  On Saturday May 5th I went to the Sainte Famille Church in central Kigali to meet a group of some 200 genocide survivors … Continue Reading »