In self-help groups, the parents of children with disabilities are mobilized and find solutions for theirs children.

Through its Functional Rehabilitation Project, HI in collaboration with Murunda Hospital, in Rutsiro District, has trained 83 parents of disabled children, from 14 self-help groups, from Murunda, Manihira, Gihango, Mushubati, Mukura, Rusebeya cells, on home rehabilitation exercises. Usually, rehabilitation services can only be found at the hospital level. But often families with children with disabilities…

Inclusive awareness to fight against covid-19

In the context of the covid-19 pandemic, HI continues its actions in response to the consequences of the pandemic. It is in this framework that an inclusive awareness week against covid-19 has just been organized in 2 districts of the Western Province, Rutsiro and Nyamasheke and 1 district of the Eastern Province, Kayonza. The aim…

Strengthening the protection of children with and without disabilities from sexual violence in the lockdown context

During the week of 25 to 30 May, HI has continued its institutional support actions within the framework of strengthening protection measures against covid-19 in the Rutsiro district. With AFD funding, HI distributed protective equipment including protective masks and sanitizer to  5 health centers.  These are precisely the health centres of Rutsiro, Murunda, Karumbi, Mukura…

Facing the consequences of Coronavirus and lockdown

Since the appearance of the first Covid-19 patient on March 14, 2020, preventive measures have been taken, including total lockdown, which extended until April 30, 2020. A progressive deconfinement then began until today. But despite this deconfinement, the community is facing the multiple consequences of this crisis, including socio-economic consequences. Alongside the Government, which is…

Celebration of International Women’s Day, 8 March 2020

As every year, Rwanda celebrated on March 8, 2020, the International Women’s Day, around the international theme “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”. At the national level, this theme has adapted according to the national vision “Transformational change: Woman at the Forefront” (translated into Kinyarwanda: “Umugore ku ruhembe rw’iterambere“). The National Women’s Council (CNF),…

Nkurunziza Yves: Recovering autonomy, …and a smile!

Nkurunziza Yves is a fifteen year old boy and the firstborn in a family of 6 children. Congolese refugees, they live in the Nyabiheke refugee camp in the Eastern Province, where they arrived in 2006, fleeing the armed conflicts in the DRC. He developed the knees flexum after birth (shortening of flexor muscles of the…

Updates on the Study entitled “Situational analysis of the Financial access to Functional Rehabilitation Services in Rwanda”.

A 2 days technical validation workshop for the results of a study entitled: “Situational Analysis of Financial Access to Functional Rehabilitation Services in Rwanda” has been organized by Humanity & Inclusion on 27th to 28th February 2020 at QUIT HAVEN HOTEL in Nyarutarama. The main objective of the workshop was to present the findings of…

Humanity & Inclusion (HI) provides equipment for the Physiotherapy Department of Murunda Hospital

On Friday 17th January 2020, HI Rwanda, through its Functional Rehabilitation project team, has donated rehabilitation materials to Physiotherapy service of Murunda district hospital. Those materials consist of 1 infrared therapy lamp , 2 body massage machines, 2 treatments couches, 1 exercise mat, 1 gymnastic ball, 1 Rehabilitation ball Thera sensory and 2 set of…