Civil society organisation partners (9)

African Evangelistic Enterprise (AEE) works in line with Rwanda's national vision to uplift the lives of those most affected by Rwanda's past and the vulnerable individuals of present-day Rwanda, empowering the vulnerable to with self-help approaches so that they can improve their own circumstances. Working with CARE Rwanda on the SAFI project in multiple districts such as Rulindo, Nyanza, and Bugesera since 2009.

For further information, please see the AEE Rwanda website.

Association pour le Développement et la Transformation Sociale (ADTS) mobilizes communities to hold local authorities and government accountable. It teaches good governance and accountability from local leaders to citizens. CARE Rwanda's partnership with ADTS has consisted of education and microfinance in Burera and Musanze since 2009.

The Communaute des Potiers au Rwanda (COPORWA) organization is a non-profit focusing on capacity building, sustainability, and diversification and biodiversification of acitivites. With CARE Rwanda, it has helped in areas of rights-based literacy and women empowerment in districts of Rutsiro, Gatsibo, Nyagatare, and Nyamagabe on projects such as CARE Rwanda's PALI. 

 

The Byumba Diocese of Anglican Churches of Rwanda works with CARE Rwanda in areas of legal rights, savings and credits, and civic participation specifically in the districts of Gatsibo and Gicumbi. 

For further information about the organization please see the The Province of Anglican Church of Rwanda website.

 

The Republic of Rwanda's National Commission for Human Rights (CNDP) works under the mission of encouraging respect for human rights so that it is a second nature for Rwandans and their communities and through this promotion of respect, they seek to reinforce the Rwandan rule of law. Its partnership with CARE Rwanda is as a constitutional, independent and permanent national organ in charge of the promotion, protection and monitoring of the respect for human rights. 

For further information, please see the CNDP website. 

The Rwanda Nutrition Society (RNS) has helped CARE Rwanda in the area of training on breastfeeding for CARE Rwanda's health and OVC units. The society helps promote education on nutritional needs and food security in Rwandan communities so that higher levels of health can be reached and happier lives achieved.

The Rwanda Women Network works in areas of socio-economic development for women. Established in 1997, the NGO fosters the women participation and grassroot solutions to community challenges. It has received multiple international awards for its work such as the UN-Habitat Dubai International Award in 2007. 

For further information, please see the Rwanda Women Network website.

The Rural Environment and Development Organization (REDO) has been operating in Rwanda since 1999 where they have been working to develop and conserve rural communities and environments. With CARE Rwanda, they have been working within area of socio economic progress of historically marginalized groups. They have worked with on CARE Rwanda's projects such as EEEGL specifically in the districts of Musanze and Burera.

The Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) of Rwanda is an award-winning non-governmental, non-profit organization that works at the grassroots level. It is a volunteer membership organization for women and vulnerable Rwandan youth. The YWCA of Rwanda was established in February of 1995, following the Rwandan Genocide and in response to the dismal situation of the many widows and children left in its wake. Currently, the YWCA has more than 1500 members – volunteers, women, and girls grouped into 77 working groups. Its programs directly reach nearly 20,000 beneficiaries, focusing on the most vulnerable Rwandans. This includes:

  • Women, specifically young women (30 and below)
  • Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC)
  • Historically Marginalized People (HMP)
  • Widows and rural vulnerable women

These 20,000 direct beneficiaries in turn support tens of thousands of family and community members.

For further information please see the YWCA website.