13 Feb

TRAINING OF ASRHR-Yewe Club Peer Educators and Champions on ASRHR  

SFR’s YEWE CLUB initiative is a platform meant to empowered and give the teenagers the opportunity to debate, play drama, play sketches, use songs and poems, home visits and group discussions about adolescent and sexual reproductive health and rights not only schools but also communities. YEWE CLUBS create a safety net that prevents teenage pregnancy in general since the Rwandan culture, sex remains a taboo and cannot be discussed in the families.   In partnership with the Human Help Network and close...

23 Nov

SFR anchors its child protection initiatives in its robust child protection policy, ensuring a systematic and comprehensive approach to safeguarding children.

This policy serves as a compass, guiding the implementation across various programs that address many children’s needs. SFR offers psychosocial support through these programs, prioritizing children’s mental and emotional well-being and further promoting nutrition and sanitation practices, recognizing the intrinsic link between health and protection. For families in vulnerable situations, SFR emphasizes improved childcare techniques, proper infant feeding practices, and rigorous growth monitoring for children under five years old, ensuring their optimal physical and cognitive development. The organization also provides...

14 Jun

SFR in Partnership with RBC and Nyagatare District with the support of Abbot Rapid Dx International Limited

SFR in Partnership with Rwanda Biomedical Centre and Nyagatare District with the support of Abbot Rapid Dx International Limited, conducted a two days campaign that focused on community HIV/AIDS Prevention awareness which intended to raise HIV awareness to all citizens especially youth through comprehensive actions towards the reduction of new HIV infections. It also aimed at increasing communities’ ownership in the prevention of New HIV infections and other Sexual Transmitted Infections (STIs) including Viral Hepatitis B through improved utilization of...

28 Nov

SFR’S Kitchen garden program for a healthy living

Heath is Wealth and therefore, SFR’s objective is that every household beneficiary as recommendable should at least consume different vegetable types twice a day making vegetables a standard part of the meal and the healthiest better option. Our beneficiary groups include children and women who mostly require close feeding and care. This is why it is very important to consume and use vegetables like Amaranthus (Dodo), Spinach, carrots, cabbages, egg-plants, and Onions, to mention which are more essential sources of...

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. ...

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