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HIV/AIDS

The objective of Strive Foundation Rwanda’s HIV/AIDS program is to improve the economic situations and livelihoods of vulnerable people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS through income generating activities support, skills and business management training. In addition, the program facilitates improved access to ARV drugs, treatment and care, and is dedicated to sensitizing communities to ensure that everyone is involved in preventing and fighting against the spread of HIV/AIDS.

By |2019-06-12T12:15:46+00:00June 12th, 2019|what we do|0 Comments

Community Health Workers and Tuberculosis

The objective of Strive Foundation Rwanda’s CHWs program is to improve the health seeking behavior of TB patients and suspects as well as enhance TB health care service provision at the community level. This involves mobilizing and motivating CHWs using performance based financing; enhancing the performance of community-based health care using incentives in the form of cooperative formation and income generating activities.

By |2019-06-12T12:14:00+00:00June 12th, 2019|what we do|0 Comments

Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs)

Strive Foundation Rwanda’s OVCs program provides ongoing support for the welfare of OVCs in Rwanda. This involves provision of school materials, school uniforms, school fees, medical insurance, nutritional training, psychosocial care and assistance in crops production. In addition, support to the most vulnerable families, many of which are headed by children, is provided in the school holidays through various entertainment activities. For example, sports, poetry, singing, dance and continued psychosocial care through group meetings.

By |2019-06-12T12:11:19+00:00June 12th, 2019|what we do|0 Comments

Vocational Training for Out-of-School Youths

Strive Foundation Rwanda’s Vocational Training program involves provision of theory and practical vocational training in painting, forge-welding, bakery, tiling and plumbing to out-of-school and vulnerable youths. It also involves catch-up and refresher basic education in Mathematics, English and Kinyarwanda. Finally, it involves work readiness training, internship placement, and skilled-youth cooperative formation. By the completion of the program, youths should be equipped with the skills and knowledge of their vocations, as well as cooperative management to improve their individual economic situations.

By |2019-06-12T12:09:56+00:00June 12th, 2019|what we do|0 Comments

Early Childhood Development (ECD)

Strive Foundation Rwanda’s ECD program delivers quality stimulation, psycho-social support, literacy and numeracy for young children, facilitating their transition to primary school. This not only enhances the cognitive development of children, but also increases awareness of health and nutrition issues amongst parents whilst establishing a social and emotional support network for young Rwandan children.

By |2019-06-12T12:01:42+00:00June 12th, 2019|what we do|0 Comments

Environmental Protection Program

Sustainable development, incorporating environmental protection is very important to SFR’s programmatic objectives as well as Government of Rwanda goals. SFR has currently only run one environmental project – Art for Development. This project aims for the economic empowerment of both vulnerable women and girls. SFR encourages such women and girls to form cooperatives. Within these cooperatives, the women produce different art and craft items and ornaments recycling old materials. For example, the women use empty discarded water bottles, boxes, waste paper etc. The paint comes from the bricks, leaves, charcoal and chalk. Consequently, the items can be sold at market.

By |2019-06-12T11:45:13+00:00June 12th, 2019|what we do|0 Comments

How community outreach programmes fight stigma for disabled school-going children in Musanze

Parents in Musanze District raising children born with impairments had almost lost all hope in educating their children. Some are vulnerable and can’t afford to take their children to school.

By |2019-07-02T13:18:14+00:00June 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

KITCHEN GARDEN STRATEGY WITHIN CHILD HEADED HOUSEHOLD IS IMPROVING HEALTH

After identifying that there’s often no tradition of kitchen gardens amongst our Child Headed Household in Rusizi and Nyamasheke Districts, many people can't grow the vegetables they need for a good diet...

By |2019-06-07T08:57:47+00:00December 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments