Project Duration                4 Months (2014)

Donor                                    UNICEF

Geographical area            Mugobwa refugee Camp in Gisagara

Target beneficiaries: Approximately 596 children between the ages of 3-5 and their families have access to integrated early childhood development services in Kigeme Camp.

Project Goal: The long term expected result to which this intervention contributes is that all children in Mugombwa 596 Refugee Camp achieve their potential, are healthy, well-nourished and safe, and their mothers, fathers and communities become nurturing caregivers through receiving integrated early childhood development services, in line with the national Early Childhood Development Programme.

Project Achievement: 12 ECD pre-primary classrooms constructed,1 latrine with 8 hall and 1kitchen..

Project Duration:               January – December 2013

Donor:                                   UNHCR

Geographical area:            All 5 refugee camps and Nkamira Transit

Project Goal: Provision of physical infrastructures to refugees and hosting community that will enable theme the fulfillment of social cohesion and integration through children education and common space sharing.

Project Summary: The project was aimed at having a good learning infrastructure to accommodate and allow increasing enrollment of the growing population of the school-age refugee children. Construction of schools in durable materials, as well other social infrastructures like, one stop centers and police offices for child protection and psychosocial support which positively would change the life of beneficiaries as the services could be given in safe and sustainable conditions.

Major achievement:

  1. Construction of 49 classrooms, 72 latrines and one stop centre at Mugombwa Refugee camp
  2. Creation of a child friendly space, construction of 4 Kicthen, and a police station office
  3. Construction of 26 classroom and 46 latrines in Nyabiheke refugee camp
  4. Construction of 6 classroom in Kiziba refugee camp
  5. Rehabilitation of hangars in the Transit camp.

Project duration:                September-November 2013

Donor:                                   ADRA CANADA

Geographical area:            Nkamira Transit Camp in Rubavu District
Western Province

Project Goal: To ensure that there is improved sanitation by providing every household in the refugee transit camp at Nkamira with adequate access to refuse disposal. To ensure that standard shelters are provided to the refugees in the transit camp as they await their transfer to the gazzated camps

Project Summary: Since the 15th of November 2012, the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) prompted an incursion of thousands of refugees into Rwanda and Uganda, fleeing the intrinsic situation resulting in armed conflicts in the country. The majority of the refugees entering Rwanda were fleeing from Kibumba in Nyirangongo and from Gasheberi, Mahanga, Ngungu, Gashari, Sake in Masisi while a few of them fled from the Kanyaruchinya IDP camp (10kilometers from Goma) areas after suffering various attacks from the different militias and armed groups involved in the conflicts in the South and North Kivu provinces of DRC. The main causes for flight are reported by the fleeing population to be targeted maltreatment by various fighting groups that include Nyatura, Raia Mutomboki, FARDC, Mayi Mayi and the FDLR. The targeted population is reported to be those that are Kinyarwanda speakers, specific ethnicity groups, and individuals in mixed marriages. Since the beginning of the year 2013, 10,994 refugees have been registered at the Nkamira Transit Camp (NTC) in Rubavu District located in about 17 kilometers away from the Rwanda to DRC border.

Major Achievement: As set forth 43 shelter hangars were rehabilitated to provide enough space in accordance with Sphere standards whereby the refugees have a minimum floor area of 3.5m2 per person. ADRA reinforced the wooden structure and covering of the walls and columns with plastic sheeting provided by UNHCR and coordinated the shelter activities using local technicians and refugee labor. ADRA bought 40 garbage bins to be used for garbage collection, and hired a local company to do garbage and waste removal twice a week for a period of three month and deliver the garbage to the Government

Project Duration:               September 2013 to February 2014

Donor:                                   WFP &World Vision.

Geographical area:            Kirehe & Kayonza District

Target Beneficiaries: The total beneficiaries for this project were 6152. As we following detail: (696<5 girls), (657 <5 boys), 775 (5-18yrs girls), 719 (5-18yrs boys) and 1613 women and 1692 men.

Project goal: Ensure that food storage and distribution is carried out with standards in Rukara and Kiyanzi camps

Project Objectives: To supervise, monitor and distribute food items to forced returnees. Monitor the nutritional status of the most vulnerable groups in the two Rwandan forced returnees transit camps (<5, PLW).

Project summary: The project addressed the urgent need of supervising and distributing food items to forced returnees for the overpopulated area of the former transit camp of Kirehe and newly established Rukara transit camp in Kayonza District in the Eastern province of Rwanda.