13 Sep

Inclusiveness

  This is SFR’s practice of providing equal access to opportunities for the most vulnerable people most likely to be excluded or marginalized; these groups may include those with physical and mental disabilities or other minority groups. With inclusivity in education, SFR has always identified these groups in its initiative of implementing Early Childhood Projects. The identified groups included Children with disabilities, in this context; SFR developed a home-based messaging approach, which helps parents with children with disabilities to increase their knowledge...

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...

17 Feb

We empowered and trained our youth in Butare Sector – Rusizi District

Apiculture requires patience and commitment but again derives a sustainable income for the beneficiaries and their communities. We empowered and trained our youth in Rusizi District’s Butare Sector on better Beekeeping skills and equipped them with modern materials and tools like advanced beehives and related wears used, this has enhanced a great an impact which can be vividl.y observed today. Bee-keeping in Butare Sector has now stabilized with increase the number of beehives where 32 and 26 of them are occupied...

17 Feb

Production of Modern Bricks

In the Women cooperative of Ingoro Ihuje Ababyeyi in Tumba Sector-Huye District have now diversified their cooperative activities from producing single type of bricks to more than 2 different types of blocks. The cooperative now produces modern mult-holed bricks which save clay ad also long lasting. Though these bricks are not familiar at the local market but the cooperative members managed to get clients in a short period after producing forty-eight thousand and fifty bricks (48,050) modern bricks. These bricks...

07 Feb

Increasing vegetable production in Amahoro Women Cooperative – Huye District

 The Amahoro Cooperative Members in Mukura sector Huye District have now diversified their farming techniques towards increasing vegetable production and innovation meant to fight hunger and generate household incomes for every member. The number of members has also increased the initial from the initial 22 to 123 members and more than 200 indirect beneficiaries that include their spouses, children, and relatives. ...

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

Good Governance Program

SFR views Good Governance as a key crosscutting issue throughout all of the thematic areas in our programs. However, in addition, a direct approach to promoting good governance and civic participation is also necessary. SFR’s specific aims in Good Governance are: • To promote good governance and full civic participation as key crosscutting issues. ...

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