Rwanda

Assemblée de la jeunesse musulmane au Rwanda

Address: P.B. 508, Kigali, Rwanda
Phone: 250 75 692
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Contact: Ally Kalisa Shaukat
Type of Organization: National / Local / Community
Members: Youth
Year Founded: 1996
International Working Language: French
Local Working Language: Kinyarwanda
Source of Annual Budget: Membership fees / Local donors / Foreign donors
Affiliations: The Youth Forum

Action Areas:

Purpose:

To coordinate all development education activities related to social life, general well being, national reconciliation and national reconstruction.

Illustrative Project:

Sport activities, rice cultivation, vocational training for out-of-school children.

Association des scouts du Rwanda

Address: B.P. 775, Kigali, Rwanda
Phone: 250 73 091
Fax: 250 73 091
Email:
Internet:
Contact: Etienne Nsengimana
Type of Organization: National / Africa Region
Members: Men / Women / Youth
Year Founded: 1968
International Working Language: French
Local Working Language: Kinyarwanda
Source of Annual Budget: Membership fees / Local donors / Foreign donors / Other
Affiliations: The Youth Forum

Action Areas:

Purpose:

To promote the understanding of the principles of scouts in the country; to apply the 'Scout Method'; to promote scout activities all over the country; to direct scout activities towards the national development guidelines. To encourage young people to practice habits of mutual solidarity on a local, national and international level; to foster physical, intellectual, social and spiritual capabilities of young people so as to educate them to become useful members of the community. 2,500 members.

Illustrative Project:

Scout activities, such as camps, training, good actions, etc.; promotion of self-development of young people out-of-school by maintaining development training centres in the rural areas. Peace education activities on a regional level.

Association rwandaise pour la défense des droits de la personne et des libertés publiques

Adresse: B.P. 1932, Kigali, Rwanda
Tél: 250 756 97
Fax: 250 756 97
Email:
Site internet:
Personne à contacter: Rosalie Mukarukaka
Type d'organisation: Nationale / Locale / Communautaire / Rurale / Urbaine
Membres: Hommes / Femmes / Jeunes / Personnes âgées
Année de fondation: 1991
Langue internationale de travail: Français
Langue locale de travail: Kinyarwanda
Source de budget annuel: Cotisation des membres / Donateurs étrangers
Affiliations: Fédération internationale des ligues des droits de l'homme

Domaines d'action:

Objectif:

Défendre et promouvoir les droits de la personne et ses libertés publiques; intervenir sur les cas de violation des droits et libertés publiques.

Projet illustratif:

Projet de formation des agriculteurs-éleveurs dans le domaine du respect des droits de la personne humaine. Prévention des conflits.

Calvary Revival Ministries

Address: P.B. 1850, Kigali, Rwanda
Phone: 250 70 84 407
Fax: 250 70 75 010
Email:
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Contact: David Livingstone Gashugi
Type of Organization: National / Rural / Urban
Members: Men / Women / Youth
Year Founded:
International Working Language: French
Local Working Language: Kinyarwanda
Source of Annual Budget: Membership fees / Local donors / Earned income
Affiliations: The Youth Forum

Action Areas:

Purpose:

To reach out to nations for Jesus; to teach our youth that they are the leaders of tomorrow; to create work for our youth; to help those who are in need and show them the right way; to start projects that can help our youth and Rwanda at large. 12,000 members.

Illustrative Project:

Starting and maintaining small enterprises; training for youth on how to overcome poverty (1000 participants); preaching the work of God; programmes are run in 12 districts.

Centrale des syndicats des travailleurs du Rwanda

Adresse: B.P. 1645, Kigali, Rwanda
Tél: 250 856 58 / 824 62
Fax: 250 840 12
Email: cestar@rwandatell.rwandal.com
Site internet:
Personne à contacter: François Murangira
Type d'organisation: Nationale / Locale
Membres: Hommes / Femmes / Jeunes
Année de fondation: 1985
Langue internationale de travail: Français
Langue locale de travail: Kinyarwanda
Source de budget annuel: Cotisations des membres
Affiliations: Confédération internationale

Domaines d'action:

Objectif:

Défense des droits des travailleurs.

Projet illustratif:

Mise en place d'une coopérative d'épargne et de crédits pour les salariés et les travailleurs du secteur informel; mise en place d'un réseau national de pharmacies qui vendent des médicaments à des prix accessibles aux travailleurs.

Centre de services aux coopératives

Adresse: B.P. 400, Kigali, Rwanda
Tél:
Fax: 250 772 77
Email:
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Personne à contacter: Anastase Murumba
Type d'organisation: Nationale / Locale / Communautaire / Rurale / Urbaine
Membres: Hommes / Femmes / Jeunes / Personnes âgées
Année de fondation: 1985
Langue internationale de travail: Français
Langue locale de travail: Kinya-Rwanda / Kirundo
Source de budget annuel: Cotisation des membres / Donateurs étrangers
Affiliations:

Domaines d'action:

Objectif:

Consolider les structures coopératives et les rendre plus efficaces.

Projet illustratif:

Formation des cadres coopératifs.  Promotion de la cohésion sociale.

Church World Service (USA) - Rwanda Programme

Address: Someca Building, Boulevard de la Revolution, 12, P.O. Box 3157, Kigali, Rwanda
Phone: 250 77 213
Fax: 250 77 199
Email:
Internet:
Contact:
Type of Organization: National
Members: Men / Women
Year Founded:
International Working Language: French / English
Local Working Language: Kinyarwanda
Source of Annual Budget: Local donors / Foreign donors
Affiliations:

Action Areas:

Purpose:

Promote peace and development. Encourage networking and solidarity between ethnic groups.

Illustrative Project:

Workshops on conflict prevention and peace building. Seminars on skills building for sustainable development.

Cooperative d'épargne et d'entraide pour salariés

Adresse: B.P. 2291, Kigali, Rwanda
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Personne à contacter:
Type d'organisation: Nationale
Membres: Hommes / Femmes / Jeunes
Année de fondation:
Langue internationale de travail: Français
Langue locale de travail: Kinyarwanda
Source de budget annuel: Cotisations des membres / Donateur locaux
Affiliations: Microcredit Summit

Domaines d'action:

Objectif:

Générer des resources locales pour la lutte contre la pauvreté.

Projet illustratif:

Séminaires pour améliorer la gestion des institutions de microfinance.

Coopérative d'épargne et de crédit du terimbere

Adresse: B.P. 4053, Kigali, Rwanda
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Personne à contacter:
Type d'organisation: Nationale
Membres: Hommes / Femmes / Jeunes
Année de fondation:
Langue internationale de travail: Français
Langue locale de travail: Kinyarwanda
Source de budget annuel: Cotisation des membres / Donateurs locaux
Affiliations: Microcredit Summit

Domaines d'action:

Objectif:

Encourager l'épargne locale et la création de coopératives dans le cadre de la lutte contre la pauvreté.

Projet illustratif:

Formation des responsables des caisses d'épargne pour une gestion plus efficace.

Field for Local Services Program / URWEGO Federation

Address: B.P. 3790, Kigali, Rwanda
Phone: 250 8 50 08 25 / 51 15 79
Fax: 250 8 750 10
Email:
Internet:
Contact: Kayumba Richard
Type of Organization: National / Local
Members: Men / Women / Youth
Year Founded: 1997
International Working Language: French
Local Working Language: Kinyarwanda / Swahili
Source of Annual Budget: Membership fees / Local donors / Earned income
Affiliations: Equality Now

Action Areas:

Purpose:

To forge peace and stability as well as making revolution on poverty and hunger on earth. 

Illustrative Project:

Employment creation through formation of small scale and micro-finance and projects now underway in 43 sector of 8 districts of Rwanda.

Jeunesse ouvrière chrétienne - Rwanda

Address: B.P. 91, Kigali, Rwanda
Phone: 250 76 768
Fax: 250 76 768 / 75 317
Email:
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Contact: Evariste Nsengumuremyi
Type of Organization: National / Local
Members: Youth
Year Founded: 1958
International Working Language: French
Local Working Language: Kinyarwanda
Source of Annual Budget: Membership fees / Local donors / Foreign donors / Other
Affiliations: The Youth Forum

Action Areas:

Purpose:

Awareness raising of young people on problems encountered in their daily life; to help young people to acquire further training and education according to their capacities and social surrounding; to value the work they are doing, whatever it is; to educate young people in the spirit of the Christian religion.

Illustrative Project:

Agricultural activities; breeding; micro enterprises; crafts.

Martin Luther King International Centre

Address: P.B. 2994, Remera, Kigali, Rwanda
Phone: 250 82 437
Fax: 250 82 437
Email:
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Contact: David Gakunzi
Type of Organization: National / Local
Members: Men / Women / Youth
Year Founded: 1995
International Working Language: French
Local Working Language: Kinyarwanda
Source of Annual Budget: Membership fees / Local donors / Foreign donors / Earned income
Affiliations: The Youth Forum

Action Areas:

Purpose:

To promote peace and youth initiatives.

Illustrative Project:

Forums, seminars; training programmes; publication of magazines; sport activities; music events, concert with Tanzanian Gulan Band; regional youth forum on conflict resolution with the participation of 15 youth organizations from Rwanda, Burundi, Zaire, Tanzania; Uganda, South Africa; organization of a week for the African child.

Messorwa

Address: c/o Presbyterian Church of Rwanda, P.B. 56, Kigali, Rwanda
Phone: 250 72 110
Fax: 250 76 929
Email:
Internet:
Contact: Etimana Leonard Misowa
Type of Organization: National / Local
Members: Youth
Year Founded: 1980
International Working Language: French
Local Working Language: Kinyarwanda
Source of Annual Budget: Membership fees / Local donors / Foreign donors
Affiliations: The Youth Forum

Action Areas:

Purpose:

To promote Christian witness; to train and educate youth leaders; to encourage dialogue in conflict situations; to encourage members to strive for peace and justice. 1000 members.

Illustrative Project:

Leadership training; community development; environmental protection; counseling and reconciliation; rehabilitation of displaced people; symposium on peace and justice.

Mouvement kaveri du Rwanda

Address: P.B. 442, Kigali, Rwanda
Phone: 250 72 826
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Email:
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Contact:
Type of Organization: National / Local
Members: Youth
Year Founded: 1965
International Working Language: French
Local Working Language: Kinyarwanda
Source of Annual Budget: Local donors
Affiliations: The Youth Forum

Action Areas:

Purpose:

To promote actions of charity and development; to educate young people in the catholic spirit; to offer education which promotes values such as to love God and people and to value the culture of Rwanda. 22,000 members.

Illustrative Project:

Actions of charity; participation in the church sermons, in the church life; development activities; education.

Première Fondation de la Nation

Address: B.P. 2276, Kigali, Rwanda
Phone: 250 83 525
Fax: 250 87 010 / 83 542
Email: uwiragiyec@yahoo.com
Internet:
Contact: Charles Uwiragiye
Type of Organization: National / Local
Members: Men / Women / Youth
Year Founded: 1996
International Working Language: French / English
Local Working Language: Kinya-Rwanda
Source of Annual Budget: Membership dues / Foreign donors / Local donors
Affiliations: International Alliance of the Indigenous

Action Areas:

Purpose:

To promote and defend the socio-economic status, culture, education and human rights awareness of the minority indigenous BATWA and other vulnerable groups.

Illustrative Project:

Promotes participation of Batwa youth and women for their rights and development.

Pro-femmes twese hamwe

Adresse: 28, rue Député Kayuku, B.P. 2368, Kigali, Rwanda
Tél: 250 727 50
Fax: 250 727 50
Email:
Site internet:
Personne à contacter: Immaculée Habiyambere
Type d'organisation: Nationale / Locale / Communautaire / Rurale / Urbaine
Membres: Hommes / Femmes / Jeunes
Année de fondation: 1992
Langue internationale de travail: Français
Langue locale de travail: Swahili / Kinya-Rwanda
Source de budget annuel: Cotisation des membres / Donateurs étrangers
Affiliations: Féderation des réseaux des femmes Africaines pour la paix

Domaines d'action:

Objectif:

En tant que plateforme de concertation, nous oeuvrons pour la promotion féminine, paix et développement. C'est un collectif de 35 organisations membres qui travaillent dans plusieurs domaines (développement rural, droit, santé, résolution des conflits, recherche, l'encadrement des jeunes).

Projet illustratif:

Projet campagne action pour la paix avec trois axes: Promotions de la culture de la paix (formation en résolution des conflits, campagne de mobilisation, recherche de l'histoire du Rwanda); projet d'habitation pour les femmes dont les maris et frères sont morts ou en prison; relance socio-économique pour la promotion des activités génératrices de revenus pour les femmes.

Pro-femmes twese hamwe

Adresse: 28, rue Député Kayuku, B.P. 2368, Kigali, Rwanda
Tél: 250 727 50
Fax: 250 727 50
Email:
Site internet:
Personne à contacter: Immaculée Habiyambere
Type d'organisation: Nationale / Locale / Communautaire / Rurale / Urbaine
Membres: Hommes / Femmes / Jeunes
Année de fondation: 1992
Langue internationale de travail: Français
Langue locale de travail: Swahili / Kinya-Rwanda
Source de budget annuel: Cotisation des membres / Donateurs étrangers
Affiliations: Féderation des réseaux des femmes Africaines pour la paix

Domaines d'action:

Objectif:

En tant que plateforme de concertation, nous oeuvrons pour la promotion féminine, paix et développement. C'est un collectif de 35 organisations membres qui travaillent dans plusieurs domaines (développement rural, droit, santé, résolution des conflits, recherche, l'encadrement des jeunes).

Projet illustratif:

Projet campagne action pour la paix avec trois axes: Promotions de la culture de la paix (formation en résolution des conflits, campagne de mobilisation, recherche de l'histoire du Rwanda); projet d'habitation pour les femmes dont les maris et frères sont morts ou en prison; relance socio-économique pour la promotion des activités génératrices de revenus pour les femmes.

RAJEPRA

Address: c/o Protestant Council of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda
Phone: 250 85 825
Fax: 250 85 554
Email:
Internet:
Contact:
Type of Organization: National / Local
Members: Youth
Year Founded: 1992
International Working Language: French
Local Working Language: Kinyarwanda
Source of Annual Budget: Membership fees / Local donors / Foreign donors
Affiliations: The Youth Forum

Action Areas:

Purpose:

To encourage Christian witness and discipleship; to promote peace and justice; to enhance environmental awareness; to promote human rights. 550 members.

Illustrative Project:

Symposium on peace and justice with 100 participant; environmental protection; advocacy for rights; rehabilitation of displaced people; dialogue on peace and justice; gender awareness.

Rwanda Women Network

Address: 1, avenue du Commerce, P.O. Box 3157, Kigali, Rwanda
Phone: 250 77 213 / 77 199
Fax: 250 77 199
Email: rwawnet@rwanda1.com
Internet:
Contact: Mary Balikungeri
Type of Organization: National / Local / Community / Rural / Urban
Members: Women
Year Founded: 1997
International Working Language: English
Local Working Language: Kinyarwanda / Swahili
Source of Annual Budget: Local donors / Foreign donors
Affiliations: Pro-femme twese hamwe / Microcredit Summit

Action Areas:

Purpose:

Rwanda Women Network organizes, empowers, networks and transforms through facilitating individual access to financial credit to engage people in income generating activities, i.e., socio-economic programs, organizing microcredit lending, small enterprise development, creating a network around those activities to address human/legal rights, shelter, health care, HIV/AIDS and peace in Rwanda. Therefore, our mission is to promote and empower Rwandan women to be effective and efficient participants in the development of their country.

Illustrative Project:

Polyclinic of Hope is a center for women victims of rape/violence during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. The center provides the following services: free medical services; psycho-social support and counseling; trauma counseling; credit facilities; shelter; human/legal rights education and HIV/AIDS awareness

Rwandese Youth in Struggle for Better Living and Orphan's Care

Address: P.B. 1044, Kigali, Rwanda
Phone: 250 83 525 / 82 278 / 540
Fax: 250 83 518
Email:
Internet:
Contact: Richard Kayamba
Type of Organization: National / Local / Community
Members: Youth
Year Founded: 1995
International Working Language: French
Local Working Language: Kinyarwanda
Source of Annual Budget: Foreign donors
Affiliations: The Youth Forum

Action Areas:

Purpose:

To help non-privileged youth to acquire skills, knowledge and find employment; to help and assist children in difficulties; to foster self-development of young people, offering training and educational activities; to address youth problems and participate in youth policy.

Illustrative Project:

Teaching and training of youth on problem solving and independence; providing support structures for problem solving and counseling for young people; cooperation with government bodies.

Union des banques populaires du rwanda

Adresse: B.P. 1348, Kigali, Rwanda
Tél: 250 7 35 59 / 35 81
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Email:
Site internet:
Personne à contacter:
Type d'organisation: Nationale
Membres: Hommes / Femmes / Jeunes
Année de fondation:
Langue internationale de travail: Français
Langue locale de travail: Kinya-Rwanda
Source de budget annuel: Resources locales
Affiliations: Microcredit Summit

Domaines d'action:

Objectif:

Promouvoir l'épargne et le développement.

Projet illustratif:

Formation des cadres des banques populaires; campagne de promotion de l'épargne locale.

Union des banques populaires du rwanda

Adresse: B.P. 1348, Kigali, Rwanda
Tél: 250 7 35 59 / 35 81
Fax:
Email:
Site internet:
Personne à contacter:
Type d'organisation: Nationale
Membres: Hommes / Femmes / Jeunes
Année de fondation:
Langue internationale de travail: Français
Langue locale de travail: Kinya-Rwanda
Source de budget annuel: Resources locales
Affiliations: Microcredit Summit

Domaines d'action:

Objectif:

Promouvoir l'épargne et le développement.

Projet illustratif:

Formation des cadres des banques populaires; campagne de promotion de l'épargne locale.

Young Christian Students

Address: P.B. 400, Kigali, Rwanda
Phone: 250 77 109 / 78 442
Fax: 250 75 317 / 76 768
Email:
Internet:
Contact: Giovanni Renzaho
Type of Organization: National / Local
Members: Men / Women / Youth
Year Founded: 1958
International Working Language: French
Local Working Language: Kinyarwanda
Source of Annual Budget: Membership fees / Local donors / Foreign donors / Earned income
Affiliations: The Youth Forum

Action Areas:

Purpose:

Training of students on economic, health, creative skills, social values, spirituality, etc.; rehabilitation of youth; encouragement of self-initiatives of young people for economic self-sufficiency; to promote solidarity and encourage social commitment towards poor people; to promote the reconciliation process, peace and unity of the country.

Illustrative Project:

Visit to schools and setting up of committees and youth groups, workcamps and conferences; spreading the gospel; agricultural activities and other possibilities for self-financing.