Research Centre

SURF is delighted that  CNLG has taken firm steps to see the Kamonyi building put to effective use. The  Kamonyi centre, built by SURF donors, for the preservation of the memory of the Rwandan genocide against the Tutsi was passed over to CNLG … Continue Reading »

Archives

The UK government has pledged £2.5 million to Aegis Trust’s Genocide Research and Reconciliation Programme in Rwanda. Survivors Fund (SURF) applauds this commitment towards the preservation of the memory of the genocide. In March 2014, SURF transferred ownership of the … Continue Reading »

House of Memory

Survivors Fund (SURF) has transferred ownership of the Kamonyi Centre, a purpose-built site for the preservation of the memory of the Rwanda genocide against the Tutsi, as told by survivors, to Rwanda’s National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG).  This … Continue Reading »

Magic

Lamanzan Sekindi has a remarkable story of a magic chicken! Four years ago, Lamanazan was given a chicken through our programme funded by the Good Gifts Catalogue, and thought then it would be enough to provide eggs for his family. … Continue Reading »

Maria

A post by David Russell, Director of Survivors Fund (SURF). I am currently on a visit to Rwanda, where we are recording interviews with our partners and their members for a short film that we will be producing to mark … Continue Reading »

G.S. Remerarukoma Girls Football Team

Kicking Out GBV

A remarkable girls football team, G.S Remerarukoma, which was established by students from the district of Kamonyi to raise awareness of and fight gender based violence (GBV) in the community, is hoping to fulfil a dream of a lifetime and … Continue Reading »

Odette Kayirere with AVEGA members

International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day (IWD) – a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. This year marks the 100th Anniversary of IWD. Much of SURF’s work involves and is led by … Continue Reading »