A traumatised youth is helped during a past commemoration event. Survivors of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi found it hard to commemorate this year due to the lock-down meant to curb the spread of COVID-19. (The New Times)

Mental Health and Covid-19

By Nasra Bishumba, The New Times Almost a year since Rwanda confirmed its first Covid-19 case, mental health experts in organisations of the survivors of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi say that mental illness challenges have been exacerbated by … Continue Reading »

SURF Rwanda Office

Annual Report and Accounts

Each year Survivors Fund (SURF) publishes its Annual Report and Accounts, which are officially filed with the Charity Commission. Our 2018 report is now thus publicly available to download and read here. Over recent weeks we have published our Annual … Continue Reading »

Samuel Munderere, Chief Executive of Survivors Fund (SURF)

Annual Message from SURF CEO

As a prelude to the publication of our Annual Report 2018-19, we feature from it a message from the Chief Executive of Survivors Fund (SURF), Samuel Munderere: This was a milestone year for Survivors Fund (SURF). We launched our new strategic … Continue Reading »

Today Annonciata is proud of her son Paulin (c. Deutsche Welle)

Born of rape

An article about SURF’s work with children born of genocide rape, first published on Deutsche Welle (by Eva de Vries), which we publish for the first time here on our website… During the Rwandan genocide, estimates suggest that 250,000 to … Continue Reading »