15 Sep

SFR provides scholastic materials and Tuition to all its sponsored vulnerable students in Rusizi and Nyamasheke District

Strive Foundation Rwanda as an organization has always been committed to rebuilding and enhancing the education system of its beneficiaries as a fundamental strategy for broad development. To achieve an improved quality education, we need to address all the challenges that hinder it, like high levels of household poverty, school dropout and repetition (which results in low levels of transition and completion rates), poor school leadership, poor school hygiene, and sanitation, use of drugs and unwanted pregnancies among others. To help...

31 Jul

Day of African Child

The International Day of the African child (DAC) is commemorated every year on 16th June by all member states of African Union (AU), and its corresponding partners. In Soweto,South Africa, on June 16, 1976, about ten thousand black school children marched in a column more than half a mile long, protesting the poor quality of their education and demanding their right to be taught in their own language, therefore DAC further presents an opportunity to reflect on the lived realities...

27 Sep

SFR initiated awareness-raising and mobilization on ASRHR among students through school club initiatives known as “YEWE CLUBS”

Strive Foundation Rwanda, a local non-government organization that has a vast experience in social protection for vulnerable children especially child rights protection and promotion, decided to engage in community mobilization for teen pregnancy prevention. Effective 2018, Strive Foundation Rwanda initiated an awareness raising and mobilization on ASRHR among students through school club initiatives known as “YEWE CLUBS” in 10 schools of Nyamasheke and Rusizi Districts. The school club initiatives have enabled students to disclose themselves and talk about sex and changes...

12 Jun

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. ...

12 Jun

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. ...

12 Jun

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. ...

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