HMD 2017

Today, January 27th, marks the 72nd Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau and the commemoration of Holocaust Memorial Day. How can life go on? is the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2017. As the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust comments: “The aftermath of … Continue Reading »

Annual Report

Survivors Fund (SURF) is proud to publish here our Annual Report 2012/13. The report provides a summary of our work over the past year, as well as preview of our plans for our work ahead. We celebrate our successes and … Continue Reading »


Survivors Fund (SURF) is delighted to announce that Liliane Umubyeyi, Co-Chair of Survivors Fund (SURF) from 2008 to 2012 has been awarded the Third Sector Excellence Award for Chair of the Year. Liliane retired as Co-Chair at our AGM this … Continue Reading »

Remembering Rwanda

Remembering Rwanda

A guest post by Andy Lawrence from the Hodder Education website Few school children in the UK are taught about the Rwandan genocide – a recent survey of fifty teachers showed that time contraints and a lack of subject knowledge … Continue Reading »

Projects Update

Whilst here in Rwanda, we have had the opportunity to see the progress of a number of projects funded by Survivors Fund (SURF). Through meetings with our partner organisations and field visits it has been excellent to see first hand … Continue Reading »


Holocaust Memorial Day

Today, January 27th, marks the 65th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau and the commemoration of Holocaust Memorial Day. Survivors Fund (SURF) has been involved in marking the commemoration in a variety of ways. Our Co-Chair, Liliane Umubyeyi, was interviewed … Continue Reading »

A Visit to Rwanda

A Visit to Rwanda

The past 3 weeks in Rwanda have been a happy time, and a sad time. Attending the graduation of the 12 students SURF has sponsored through UNILAK was a happy time. Attending the funeral of the parents of our Co-Chair, … Continue Reading »

Raising awareness of survivors

SURF is fortunate to receive many requests from the media for comment and interviews on the situation of survivors in Rwanda today. Besides some of the more high profile media – such as the BBC, CNN and Al Jazeera – we also … Continue Reading »