This project has been carried out with the support of ARCS, thanks to financing from the Waldensian Church. We worked with heads of beneficiary households in three sectors: Gatore (Kirehe), Rukoma and Karama (Kamonyi), Muhororo (Ngororero).

3.1  Objectives

         .Overall objective: Contribute to the fight against poverty as well as the social and economic exclusion of women and youth who have experienced the most significant consequences of the genocide.

         .Specific objectives

– Equip women and orphans who are heads of household, socially marginalized, and victims of violence with the skills to be self-sufficient: (Support for trainings and the successful pursuit of income-generating activities such as raising livestock [cows, goats, pigs, and rabbits] and agriculture);

– Promote integration and the social/workforce reintegration of women and orphaned children who are heads of household, socially marginalized, and victims of violence (training programs related to personal and social development and to rights, violence, health, gender, and development).

3.3 Monitoring of the project beneficiaries’ organizational activities in the Kamonyi, Muhanga, Ngororero, and Kirehe districts by the veterinarians and agronomists hired for activities promoting agriculture and livestock farming, as well as by the SEVOTA Coordinator and staff.

Indicators : One monthly workshop for the couples from 230 households

Beneficiaries: -Men:  200  -Women:  230

3.6 In the “RFVVECM” Project action districts

3.6.1. A. Kamonyi District, Rukoma Sector

  • Buguri Unit Group: 13 households.
  • Taba Unit Group: 30 households
  • Remera Unit Group: 30 households
  • Murehe Unit Group: 8 households
  • Mwirute Unit Group: 6 households
  • Bugoba Unit Group: 9 households
  • Gishyeshye Unit Group: 6 households

B. Kamonyi District, Karama Sector

  • Gisanze Unit Group: 5 households.
  • Bunyonga Unit Group: 9 households.
  • Bitare Unit Group and neighbors: 15 households.

3.6.2. Kirehe District, Gatore Sector.

  • Rwantonde Unit Group: 13 households.
  • Rwabutazi Unit Group: 9 households.
  • Muganza Unit Group:  8 households. 
  • Curazo Unit Group: 9 households.
  • Nyamiryango Unit Group: 2 households.

3.6.3. Ngororero District, Muhororo Sector

– Beneficiaries: 65 households of women survivors of the genocide, orphaned heads of household, and genocide widows.

– Intervention units:  Bweramana, Rugogwe, Mubuga, Rusororo

  • As seen in its specific objectives:

– Specific objective 1: Through the following activities, the project provides women and orphaned children who are heads of household, who are socially marginalized, and who have been victims of violence, the ability to be self-sufficient:

. Training on agricultural and small livestock farming techniques

. Gift of: – 51 pigs, 51 rabbits, 4 hens, 4 goats

               – Corn, bean, and vegetable (carrots, cabbage, tomato, and green vegetables) seeds.

               – Two piece of sheet metal per household for a livestock stable (110 pieces in all).

– Specific objective 2: The project promotes the integration and social/workplace reintegration of its beneficiaries through training programs on personal development. Households enrolled in the project were trained on peaceful conflict resolution, gender and development, and preventing and combating violence.

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