Since July 2016, Save the Children embarked on Livelihoods and youth empowerment project in Mahama Refugee Camp, to equip refugees with necessary livelihoods skills.
SC constructed a library in Mahama Refugee Camp to help over 38,000 school aged children and youth refugee like Jack access different books and embrace a culture of reading.
"Why children on street not given opportunities like us to express views on their needs; also be placed in loving families for support?" questioned Clementine,13 during the launch of UN General Comment on public budgeting
“Children grassroots groups are our space to speak about issues concerning children welfare. And our role in finding solutions to problems children face”. Patient
“I am always happy to bring my child to a school with well-trained teacher, a school that also engages children in fun learning activities”, said Jeannette, a mother of Teresa, 7-year-old.
During the 2019-2021 Strategic period Save the Children in Rwanda wishes continue to be on the forefront of policy and programming development for Early Childhood Development and ensure all children have the resources they need to develop foundational literacy and numeracy skills. In partnership with other strong health actors, Save the Children will focus on the continuum of care from maternal health. Finally, Save the Children wishes to continue to advocate for a world that is free from violence against children. At Save the Children, we believe that access to a decent family livelihood and livelihoods opportunities and opportunities for children to exercise their voices are foundational to any change that we would achieve.