Name of organization/institution

Stichting Mukomeze

Website URL

https://mukomeze.nl

Organization details

Civil Society Organization

Description of your organization/institution

Mukomeze supports survivors of sexual violence of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda in 1994. These women, men and their children still live daily with the consequences of this horrific event. Mukomeze supports them, together with our partner organization Solace Ministries in Rwanda, and our sponsors and donors, to regain their social and economic independence.

Description of your main WPS related activities

The Mukomeze Foundation improves the living conditions of survivors of rape and other forms of sexual violence during the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. By supporting these survivors physically, psychologically, materially, socially, economically and spiritually, Mukomeze contributes to their empowerment. This allows them to provide for their own existence and gain hope for a dignified future. Projects are typically focused on agriculture, handicraft, education, and entrepreneurship, while also individual support is provided.

Strategic outcome

4. Relief, reconstruction and recovery meet the needs and contribute to the empowerment of women and girls

Sub-outcome 4

4.1 Women’s and girls’ physical, mental and psychosocial health is improved both inside and outside of humanitarian and fragile situations, 4.2 Women’s and girls’ socioeconomic position has been improved both inside and outside of humanitarian and fragile situations

Financial

Country/Region

Rwanda

On rolling basis - up to 5 years

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