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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

Bertha Small the clerk of the Peace Committee at the Canadian Friends Service Committee (CFSC) visited FWA, June Report

Bertha Small, a medical doctor and the clerk of the Peace Committee at the Canadian Friends Service Committee (CFSC) visited FWA to see the work we are doing on the ground. Learn more by downloading the June Report of activities

The work done during the month of April 2018 by FWA.

The section below summarizes the work done during the month of April 2018. During the month of April 2018, the activities done were about RSS, CHIVPP, IWRH and AGBV projects FWA APRIL 2018 Report

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 https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/providing-health-care-to-1000s-in-bujumbura-slum/   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 →

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