Monthly Archives - June 2018

RVCP in partnership with Kasha celebrated the Menstrual Hygiene Awareness Day 2018

  According to Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey, adequate management of menstrual hygiene is taken for granted in affluent countries; however, inadequate menstrual hygiene is a major problem for girls and women in resource poor countries, adversely affects the health and development of adolescent girls. Young girls often grow up with limited knowledge of menstruation because their mothers and other women shy away from discussing the issue with them (UKAID).  Some girls believe that menstruation is a disease (UKAID). According to UNICEF [...]

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35th INTERNATIONAL CANDLE LIGHT MEMORIAL CAMPAIGN AND CELEBRATION DAY

The Candlelight Memorial Day is an international day commemorated globally on the third week of May, where the whole World is in memory of those who died and other victims of HIV/AIDS pandemic. The Candlelight Memorial Day commemoration was introduced in 1983, established by HIV positive people. In Rwanda, it was the first commemoration in 2006 by RVCP (Rwanda Village Concept Project). The candlelight memorial day is the time to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS, helping people who have been [...]

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WORLD MALARIA DAY 2018 “READY TO BEAT MALARIA”

On the 25th May each year, the whole world celebrates the world malaria day. Malaria is a threatening disease worldwide especially in sub-Saharan countries in which Rwanda is included. In this year 2018, Rwanda Village Comunity Promoters(RVCP) through its maternal health program holding the malaria prevention project celebrated the world malaria day at HUYE sector in HUYE district. Volunteers from RVCP raised awareness about this threatening disease through poems, talks, discussions to make the whole population aware of different concepts including [...]

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