13 Sep

IMPROVING THE SOCIAL WELFARE OF KEY POPULATION GROUPS

Strive Foundation Rwanda is now implementing HIV/AIDs project in partnership with RBC and Global Fund in the Eastern Province of Rwanda in the Districts of Ngoma, Gatsibo, and Nyagatare. Key population groups are the type of groups who are at higher risks for HIV irrespective of the epidemic type or local context and who face social and legal challenges that increase their vulnerability. These include the female sex workers, MSM (Men Having Sex with Men), Transgender people, people who inject...

13 Sep

COMMUNITY BASED HEALTH INSURANCE

 With having the vision for the health program of “promoting and expanding access to health services at a community level as a basis for improved health outcomes”, Strive Foundation Rwanda (SFR) provides community-based medical insurance to the most vulnerable children in the districts of Rusizi and Nyamasheke through the Child Headed Households project; which has enabled the children be able to access any medical facility and services around them. In addition, through the women saving groups/cooperatives that were initiated by Strive...

07 Feb

Radio Program Initiative For ASRHR(Adolescent & Sexual Reproductive Health & Rights )

In a period of close to 2years, schools have undergone serious challenges of COVID19 lock-down measures not only in Rwanda but also globally. In the same context, since schools resumed, still there have been tight restrictions that also in the same case hindered the effective functionality of the YEWE club school practices and also reversed the advancement of these clubs. However, School closures also led to less access to information about sexual and reproductive health. As a result, “There was an...

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

Nutrition

The objective of Strive Foundation Rwanda’s nutrition program is to provide vulnerable children and youths with adequate sources of nutrition and hygiene. This program manifests in two projects; Early Childhood Development and Orphans and Vulnerable Children living in child headed households (CHH). ...

12 Jun

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. ...

12 Jun

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. ...

01 May

Reproductive Health

Strive Foundation Rwanda initiated an awareness raising and mobilization on ASRHR among students through school club initiatives. The school club initiative encouraged students to disclose themselves and talk about sex and the changes they undergo during their adolescence. As result, the number of teen pregnancies is continuously reduced in the concerned 10 schools of Rusizi and Nyamaskeke Districts. SFR has fully trained focal teachers from every school and equipped them with Information, Education, and, Information Materials to increase their knowledge of...

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