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Interviewing Friends Women Association’s Ntaseka Clinic HIV Beneficiaries

Testimony: the work done during the month of February 2019.

During this month of February 2019, medical follow up and home visits were done for our HIV positive people. On February 20, 2019, there was a meeting with some of our HIV positive people beneficiaries. The main topics were Observance and socio-economic empowerment. This is a testimony shared by one of FWA’S beneficiaries. “My name is Ndizeye Zamda. I got married when I was only Read More →

Friends Women’s Association: October 2018 Report.

NTAHUBA Parfaite, the national coordinator of Friends Women’s Association, attended the Segal Family Foundation 2018 Annual General Meeting on October 4-6, 2018 at Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi. Get the summary of the October activities by downloading this report: FWA October 2018 Narrative Report

Retreat: Action on Gender Based Violence(AGBV) Project Community Facilitators

On the 30th July-1st August 2018, Friends Women Association organized a three-day retreat for the AGBV project community facilitators. As per the objectives, the retreat was an opportunity for the AGBV project facilitators to share their own stories and challenges they are facing during their work in the community. Learn more by downloading this report: FWA QSN July 2018 Report

Nutritional support, Medical follow up and home visits for HIV people, August Report

During this month of August 2018, medical follow up and home visits were done for our HIVpositive people.Through Red Cross Burundi, The World Food Program has started to provide nutritional support to our HIV positive beneficiaries. Download the Report of activities done in August

Trauma healing workshops for Gender Based Violence survivors

In these two trauma healing workshops, there were 20 women from Kamenge in each workshop, The vast majority of these women were women who were abandoned by their husbands and started prostitution just for their daily survival. Learn more by downloading this Report

FWA has initiated a project to extend its services in Kamenge and its surroundings. July Report

FWA has initiated this new project to extend its services in Kamenge and its surroundings. In the month of July 2018, there was site implementation only. The funds used were raised through Global Giving. Find here the report of activities for July 2018

Crowdfunding through Global Giving:Friends Women’s Association

Dates of initial Accelerator campaign: March 12 to 30              Date of bonus day: March 21   Name of project: Providing health care to 1000s in Bujumbura slum For details and to donate control/click on   Wikipedia definition: Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet. Read More →

The sunrise of hope for women in the poorest slum in Bujumbura

Burundi is an African landlocked independent state which borders Rwanda, Tanzania, and Congo, thus forming part of the Central African region. The capital city is Bujumbura. In history Burundi has been devastated by many years of civil conflict and wars following its independence in 1962. Burundi is one of the poorest countries in the world. The number of people below the poverty line almost doubled Read More →

FWA celebrates the Women Day by launching a new program

The Friends Women’s Association  celebrated the International Women Day this March 8TH  at Ntaseka clinic center in Kamenge. It was an opportunity to launch a new program called “Improving women reproductive health” and to showcase how FWA works everyday through testimonies, office tour and games. Opening the ceremonies, the Coordinator of FWA in her speech, she congratulated the women in Kamenge for their involvement and Read More →