20 Years

20 Years of SURF

For our supporters based in London, please join us at The Orchard Room, The Green Man from 6pm on Monday 18th September to Celebrate… 20 Years of Survivors Fund (SURF) We will be in The Orchard Room, Upstairs at The Green … Continue Reading »


Immaculate is 26 years old. She is a recipient of the ELE Imbere Heza project in Gisagara district southern Rwanda. Immaculate lives with her mother and two young siblings. “I dropped out of secondary school when I became pregnant. I … Continue Reading »

Sam Munderere, SURF Chief Executive


Survivors Fund (SURF) has announced the appointment of its first ever Rwanda-based Chief Executive, following the resignation of Françoise Lemagnen. “We are very pleased to welcome Samuel Munderere as our new Chief Executive. He is a popular choice and given … Continue Reading »

SURF Trustee, Liliane Umubyeyi on a visit to SURF Programmes


SURF is looking for a new Trustee to take on the role of Treasurer. Trustees play an important part in our life and work. They give their own time and skills to supporting the most vulnerable  in Rwanda, without financial … Continue Reading »


The 23-year-old with 24 kids: Genocide orphans form their own families By Sally Hayden for CNN, Published 24th April 2014 It’s a sunny April afternoon at the University of Rwanda College of Education in Kigali. Some students huddle in groups … Continue Reading »


On the international launch of Kwibuka20, Rwanda’s official campaign to mark the 20th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, Survivors Fund (SURF) and its partner organisations call on the international community to continue to address the ongoing … Continue Reading »


The dilemma of children born of rape in the 1994 Genocide. By Jean de la Croix, The New Times. 1st July 2013. About 800 women, mostly single mothers, who were raped during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi and conceived … Continue Reading »


Each year SURF publishes an Annual Report of our work. We are currently in the process of finalising our Annual Report for 2011, and preview here a review of our year, as documented by the Co-Chairs of Survivors Fund (SURF), … Continue Reading »

Ntarama Health Centre

The Ntarama Health Centre  is one of a number of healthcare projects funded by Survivors Fund (SURF), of which we are particularly proud. Developed in partnership with, and managed by, AVEGA Agahozo, the public health clinic is a model of … Continue Reading »