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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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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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THE RVCP HANDOVER OF 25TH FEBRUARY 2018

Every year, RVCP members vote for a new committee. After the elections held on 10th -11st, November 2017, the elected leaders have got the opportunity to be trained, inspired, shared experience/challenges thanks to the close collaboration of the outgoing leaders during the transitional period. 25th February 2018, RVCP held its official handover at HUYE campus. On that day, participants were around 35 in number comprising: members of the outgoing committee, the elected committee, Dr. Hovaire, Mr. Léonard and delegates representing other [...]

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RVCP Celebrates the menstrual hygiene day at rukira secondary school

Theme: Menstruation is a normal biological process and a sign of good health. Pyramid program has cerebrated the menstrual hygiene day with students girls and boys from Group Scholaire de Rukira the 28/05/2015 with “Menstruation is a normal biological process and a sign of good health” as the theme of the day which inspired the organizers to invite both girls and boys from the school to cerebrate together the Menstrual hygiene day. Students(girls and boys) have exposed different problems girls [...]

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Oral Health awareness and education initiative begins

The Rwanda Village Concept Project in collaboration with students from Maryland University initiated the Oral Health Awareness initiative aiming at educating primary school children the importance of having and maintaining oral hygiene. Following a needs assessment that was carried out at Rukara Primary school, teaching sessions were conducted, once the students completed the teaching sessions, they were also given tooth brushes and tooth pastes as lack of these tools was one of the major problems identified in this school. More [...]

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Malaria on the rise again, RVCP cautions Mbazi residents

Through its malaria prevention program, Rwanda Village Concept Project, RVCP, warned Mbazi sector residents to be precautious about malaria which is on rise again. The youth-led organization called on citizens to make the fight against malaria outbreak their own after the monthly community service, Umuganda, held on Saturday, April 30 in Mbazi sector, Huye district of the Southern Province of Rwanda.The one-hour long interactive conversation between RVCP and hundreds of the local population who participated in Umuganda, focused on how [...]

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Rwanda Village Concept Project provided goats to vulnerable younger mothers

 In the dusk of 21st December 2016, at the office of Ngoma sector-HUYE district, there has been an inspiring event of providing 11 goats to 11 young mothers from three anti HIV/AIDS clubs which are Kaburemera, Matyazo and Nyakagezi clubs in other to improve their standard of living . This project has been done by Rwanda Village Concept Project (RVCP)  through its HIV/AIDS prevention program and sponsored the family two German medical students Martin Knippenberg and Jan Niklas Petry-Schmelzer. The guests of [...]

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