Since 2004, Aegis Trust in Rwanda has provided support to genocide survivors through its Social Program. Currently Social Program supporting almost 70 beneficiaries. The main beneficiaries of the Social Program are orphan-headed households and widows, many of whom contracted HIV as a result of being raped during the genocide. The support provided by Aegis is tailored to the needs of each case with the aim of raising the quality of life of the beneficiaries, providing self- respect and dignity and giving them hope for the future.
Kind of support provided to our beneficiaries:
- Financial aid/Monthly support
- Educational support
- Psychological support and medical treatment
- Refurbishment of houses
- Assistance with setting up small enterprises
- Provision of training, work experience or employment