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Hard working RVCP volunteers received rewards during handover March 2019

Rwanda Village Community Promoters, RVCP has more than nineteen years of impacting the community through different community activities. Not only impacting vulnerable villagers, but also the capacity building of students volunteers. Through these years of working, RVCP had different successive Committees each and every year.17th of March 2019 was the date for the handover of outgoing RVCP Committee 2018 with New elected Committees 2019 from the national level and all RVCP chapters. The event was hosted by RVCP Kigali [...]

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RVCPIANS PASSED A SKETCH DURING INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY 2019

Women’s rights are still violated until today. In every minute, 27 girls are forced into early marriage according to World infographics. Also, 40% murders of women are committed by an intimate partner globally. 1 in 4 women is physically or sexually abused during pregnancy and more than 100 countries have laws that restrict women’s participation in the economy. According to UNESCO less than 30 percent of the world’s researchers are women. And according to the WHO on average 30 percent of women who have been in relationship [...]

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RVCP CELEBRATED INTERNATIONAL CONDOM DAY 2019

It was on 13thFebruary 2019 the day of world celebrating the international condom day celebration. In this year, Rwanda Village Community Promoters (RVCP) through its program so called HIV/AIDS, family planning and sexual reproductive health program has prepared this life changing event in partner with Medical students Association of Rwanda (MEDSAR), Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC) and AIDS HEALTH FOUNDATION RWANDA (AHF). It was under the theme, “Always in Fashion!” Celebrating this day before valentine’s day we had objectives of Reminding people on how STIs, HIV, unplanned pregnancy are [...]

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RVCP appreciated to host Youth for Village Conference 2018

A total of 200 delegates were gathered in UR-college of Business and Economics for 2 days during the First Youth for Village Conference 2018 YVC2018 held on Saturday 15th December 2018 around the theme “youth engagement in grassroots community development towards SDGs 2030”. The Conference was organized by Rwanda Village Community Promoters (RVCP) and hosted by the University of Rwanda College of Business and Economics. In his opening remarks, Prof. Phillip Cotton, UR Vice Chancellor, appreciated the initiative of [...]

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RVCP is preparing YOUTH FOR VILLAGE CONFERENCE 2018

The youth in Rwanda comprise 39% of the entire population of Rwanda (1). This is the largest part of the population and however the working forces that has the capacity to transform the community into betterment (3). There are rising challenges in the community ranging from unwanted pregnancies, malnutrition, drug abuse, poverty, STDs amongst others(4) Moreover, it is the youth that still finds themselves seen as the solution to the aforementioned problems. Research is still the determinant aspect to unravel evidence [...]

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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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SCHOOL UNIFORM DISTRIBUTION PROJECT

SUD (School Uniform Distribution Project) is a project implemented in RVCP through initiative program, one of the six programs of RVCP it was designed to help primary school kids from underprivileged Families without uniforms obtain them. The project aims to improve the education system through creating a sense of belonging to the students by letting them know that they deserve the right  to learn and the lack of school Uniforms shouldn’t stand in their way. It is in this [...]

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RVCP CELEBRATED THE MOTHERS’ DAY 2018

Nowadays mothers are more likely to experience undesirable health conditions including violence, low access to health insurance, basic needs and intellectual capacity. These results from   Culture and traditions in Rwanda which have never been fair to women. Until today in certain areas women are still perceived as housemaids with very low value in comparison to men. Although the government has put effort in gender gap closure, culture and traditions hinders the momentum and women themselves are not able to be [...]

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