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RVCP hosted Adobe Photoshop Training

A more than 20 trainees were gathered in UR-Huye Campus at Faculty of medicine for 1 day during the Adobe Photoshop Training held on Sunday 26th May 2019. The Training was organized by Rwanda Village Community Promoters (RVCP) through its office (the Publication and communication Office) in partnership with Like a Doctor Photography. Rwanda Village Community Promoters is aimed at community development and capacity building of students involved in its activities. It is in this regards RVCP through the publication and communication officer partnership with Like a Doctor Photography [...]

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RVCP volunteers participated in UMUGANDA with valuable massage in celebration of world malaria day 2019

According to WHO report 2018, it estimates that there were 219 million cases of malaria in 2017. The 10 highest burden African countries saw an estimated 3.5 million more malaria cases in 2017 compared with the previous year. Malaria continues to claim the lives of more than 435 000 people each year, largely in Africa. Children under the age of 5 are especially vulnerable; the fact that every two minutes a child dies from this preventable and curable disease is unacceptable. It is in this regard, [...]

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During World Oral Health Day 2019 celebration, Primary students mastered how to brush teeth properly.

More than 386 tooth pastes & brushes were distributed in NKIMPA Primary students by RVCP Volunteers during World Oral Health Day 2019 celebration. Rwanda Village Community promoters (RVCP) through hygiene and water sanitation program in partnership with oral Health Foundation Rwanda celebrated World Oral Health Day 2019 at NKIMPA Primary students with the theme “Say Ahh, Act on Mouth.” RVCP Volunteers with the Oral Health Foundation Rwanda representative The event was prior started with different activities. Where on 19th to 22and march, there was online [...]

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School Uniforms were distributed by RVCP to primary students during SUD Project – Third Round Launch.

School Uniform Distribution (SUD) Project, one of the projects that are being run in RVCP-Huye Chapter. SUD Project has been running since 2018, two rounds of distribution were done in 2018 and the third round took place February 26. School Uniform distribution Project aims at stimulating stability and a sense of belonging to vulnerable students through provision of school uniforms and scholastic materials distribution. SUD 2019 is scheduled to happen in three phases. In January 2019, SUD 2019 started by selecting beneficiaries. Where some of RUKARA primary [...]

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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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