SEVOTA Rwandan women driving social change

About Us

SEVOTA, “Solidarité pour l’Épanouissement des Veuves et des Orphelins visant le Travail et l’Auto-promotion (Solidarity for the Development of Widows and Orphans to Promote Self-Sufficiency and Livelihoods), is an approved organization under Rwandan law. It was founded on December 28, 1994, and authorized by Ministerial Decree No. 130/11 of September 5, 2008, published in the December 30, 2009, edition of the Official Journal. It currently has 31 active members with multi-disciplinary backgrounds, It holds a Certificate of Compliance issued on May 6, 2013, by the Rwanda Governance Board (RGB). SEVOTA aims to provide moral and organizational support to its beneficiaries–who include women survivors of violence, children born as a result of violence, and vulnerable households, including those of widows and orphans–so that they may be able to analyze their problems and find appropriate solutions, while working to build their skills in order to improve their emotional, social, health, legal, and economic living conditions and those of their community. The purpose of the organization is to contribute to the improvement of widows’ and orphans’ position and their social, economic and cultural living conditions.

SEVOTA Team

Godelieve Mukasarasi
Godelieve Mukasarasi
Founder & Coordinator of SEVOTA
Philomene MUTSOBEKAZI
Philomene MUTSOBEKAZI
Presidente
DR. Olive UGIRIWABO
DR. Olive UGIRIWABO
Vice Presidente

Testimonials

Abanyamuryango b’Umuryango SEVOTA (Solidarité pour l’Épanouissement des Veuves et des Orphelins visant le Travail et l’Auto-promotion) bishimira ko biyubatse, bagakira ibikomere batewe n’ibyababayeho muri Jenoside yakorewe Abatutsi mu mwaka w'i 1994..
Umuryango SEVOTA washinzwe ku ya 28 Ukuboza 1994, kuya 28 Ukuboza 2019 wagize imyaka 25, uwizihiza kuya 8 Mutarama 2020. Uyu muryango wagize uruhare rukomeye cyane mu kubungabunga ubwisanzure bw’abapfakazi n'imfubyi binyuze mu murimo no kwiteza imbere

— SEVOTA

Kwibuka26: Baravuga imyato ‘SEVOTA’ yabafashije kwiyubaka no kubaka u Rwanda

More about SEVOTA

Mission

To promote activities related to peace,reconcilliation and the promotion of human rights ,women's rights and rights of vulnerable children

Vision

TO have a society in which human dignity is recognized and in which men,women and children all help one another so that all may prosper.

Strategies

-Partnership with authorities and stakeholders in the implementation areas;
-Organization and support of women survivors of sexual violence through forums; of all adult beneficiaries through mutual aid and solidarity groups; and of children and youth through clubs;
-Community mobilization in support of social rehabilitation and care of women and children beneficiaries;
-Information - Education - Communication on socioeconomic topics;
-Participatory action research
-Advocacy related to the promotion of women’s and children’s rights.

Sevota's Partners

Foundation Melania

Foundation Melania

How to reach us

Address
RWANDA

KAMONYI District

RUKOMA Sector

 

 

 

Phone
+250788520831

Working Hours
Mon – Fri: 8:30am – 7:30pm
Sat: 8:30am – 3:30pm

Email

coordinatorsevota@gmail.com

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