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Women’s Reproductive Health in Burundi- Fwa Newsletter 002

Newsletter_002 Download FWA NEWSLETTER 002 Burundi is among the most densely populated African countries. Rapid population growth is therefore one of the major constraints to Burundi’s development efforts. At the International Conference on Population and Development held in Cairo in 1994, 179 countries, including Burundi, pledged to put in place a program of action recognizing that the right to sexual and reproductive health is to Read More →

Pastor BUCURA David visited FWA to see the work we are doing on the ground-Feb 2012

On February 7th, 2018, Pastor BUCURA David, the coordinator of the African Great Lakes Initiatives (AGLI) visited FWA to see the work we are doing on the ground.In the month of February 2018, a total of 134 people received pre and post HIV test counseling and were tested for HIV; 56% of them were women and among the 7 people detected HIV positive, 4 were Read More →

Friends Women’s Association attended the 8th Great Lakes Initiatives Leadership Institute- Jan 2018

Pastor NTAHUBA Parfaite, the coordinator of Friends Women’s Association attended the 8th  Great Lakes Initiatives Leadership Institute on January 7-12, 2018. The venue of the 2018 GLI Institute was St. Mary’s National Seminary Ggaba, located on Ggaba Road in Kampala. The section below summarizes the work done during the month of January 2018. FWA January 2018 Report

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 →

Friends Women’s Association Newsletter: 001

Dear Friends We welcome you all to our newsletter. Each three month we will bring to you stories and updates on how the Kamenge community is evolving through the work of Friends Women’s Association(FWA). FWA is a Women led organization founded in 2002 it was in a conflict and post conflict environment.Providing comprehensive, community-based health care to women and their families in slums like Kamenge Read More →

The Burundian Alliance against HIV/AIDS Project: December 2017- Report

FWA has partnered with the Burundian Alliance Against HIV/AIDS in educating young people on sexual and reproductive health. This project is called “Strengthening the community response to HIV and TB”. In the month of December 2017, a total of 24 discussion groups was achieved. We had a total of 480 participants, and all of them were men. Out of 480 men, 276 did HIV voluntary Read More →

Dialogue Exchange program at the Silver Springs Hotel , Kenya. November 2017- Report

This section summarizes the work done by FWA during the month of November 2017. On November 2nd, 2017, NTAHUBA Parfaite (Friends Women’s Association Coordinator) attended a workshop organized by Segal Family Foundation in partnership with an organization called “Edge”. It was held at Highland Suites Hotel in Nyarutarama, Kigali, Rwanda. The topic was: on-boarding and managing new talent for success after recruitment. On November 26-29, Read More →

Anne Hutchinson, the new African Great Lakes Initiatives (AGLI) fundraiser, visited Friends Women’s Association (FWA)

Anne Hutchinson, the new African Great Lakes Initiatives (AGLI) fundraiser, visited Friends Women’s Association (FWA) to learn more about FWA programs on the ground.During the month of October 2017, the activities done were about READY, RSS, CHIVPP and IWRH projects. As part of the READY project, different services were offered in the following logic: 28 teenagers from the target group, including 19 female and 9 Read More →

Segal Family Foundation Annual Conference at the Hyatt Regency on the Hudson

  On September 16-18, 2017, Pastor NTAHUBA Parfaite, the national coordinator of Friends Women’s Association, attended the Segal Family Foundation Annual Conference at the Hyatt Regency on the Hudson, 2 Exchange, Jersey City, New Jersey in the United States. Then, the coordinator of Friends Women’s Association stayed in the US for a five-week speaking tours. Find out more in this report FWA September 2017 Report

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 →

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