Author - Oreste_h

At the end of prenatal health project 2019, women are able to detect and prevent hypertension, pre-eclampsia, eclampsia and proteinuria.

Maternal health is among important areas of focus in Rwanda where the government has put a lotof effort to improve and sustain both antenatal and postnatal health care and wellbeing.Despite, all these efforts maternal mortality remains high where 290 deaths/100000 live birthshave been recorded in 2015 according to the Rwanda demographic survey. It’s with the urge thatRwanda Village Community Promoters (RVCP) in partnership with TUSAA planned andexecuted a prenatal healthcare project that kick started in the summer of 2017. The project started with the training to the volunteers. On 15th, 16th [...]

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RVCP-Nyagatare Prepared Training on Business and ICT

Among the two main objectives of Rwanda Village Community Promoters (RVVP), there is Capacity building of the volunteers. It is in this regard, from 1st to 15th May 2019, Rwanda Village Community Promoters Nyagatare Chapter through its program (Youth empowerment program) in partnership with DOT Rwanda and University of Rwanda Nyagatare Campus, organized training about Business and ICT. It was held in UR NYAGATARE Campus in period of Two weeks   and 35 members of RVCP were trained. Ongoing [...]

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RVCP Hosted Plaisir Concert

Laboratory studies show that condoms provide an impermeable barrier to particles the size of sperm and STI pathogens, including HIV Condoms, when used consistently and correctly, are highly effective in preventing the sexual transmission of HIV. Research among serodiscordant couples (where one partner is living with HIV and the other is not) shows that consistent condom use significantly reduces the risk of HIV transmission both from men to women and women to men Consistent and correct use of condoms [...]

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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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