28 Feb

SFR’s milestone in youth Development

In far rural Rwanda, Nyamasheke and Rusizi Districts are known for their lush landscapes and agricultural activities. However, like many rural areas, youth unemployment and underemployment have been persistent challenges. Recognizing the potential of beekeeping to address these issues, Strive Foundation initiated 2 bee cooperatives in collaboration with local youth in Rangiro Sector of Nyamasheke and Butare sector of Rusizi District. Youth development is a critical aspect of nation-building, Strive Foundation Rwanda is playing a pivotal role in empowering young people....

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. ...

12 Jun

Women & Youth Economic Empowerment Program

Strive Foundation Rwanda’s flagship Women’s Economic Empowerment Program is a big focus of the organization’s programmatic activities that focus mainly on capacity building-allowing vulnerable women to help themselves out of poverty and extreme susceptibility. For Strive Foundation Rwanda, women empowerment is about making it possible for vulnerable women in the communities to participate fully in the society through creation of off-farm jobs to fight poverty. ...

12 Jun

Child Rights and Women’s right Program

Since 2003, SFR has intervened with five key projects based around protection and promoting the rights of children. Several have already been mentioned in detail above; Early Childhood Development, Orphans and Vulnerable Children, Vocational Training for Out-of-School Youths, and People with Disabilities. In addition to this, in 2009/10, SFR partnered with the Global Fund, and the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion (MIGEPROF)… ...

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