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Monday 16 November 2020

Children in Mahama Camp given a healthy start in life

Save the Children provides maternal, newborn and child healthcare services for Burundian refugees living in Mahama Refugee Camp. Among its interventions, Save the Children implements an Infant and Young Child
Feeding (IYCF) program. The IYFC program provides vulnerable children including orphans, neglected babies, and children whose mothers are unable to breastfeed with infant formula, fresh food and wet nursing in some cases. In addition, Save the Children provides education, counselling, breastfeeding awareness and mobilization.

Monday 16 November 2020

Home Based recreational Initiative: Erneste's Story

Save the Children launched the Home-Based Recreation initiative to meet the child protection and recreational needs of children in Mahama Refugee Camp during the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, 50 girls and 50 boys have been reached. Save the Children delivers essential, life-saving interventions to ensure that the 31,688 children hosted in Mahama Refugee Camp survive, learn and are protected from harm.

Monday 5 October 2020

PRESS STATEMENT: Report on localization of humanitarian and development action in Rwanda launched

A virtual event organized by Trócaire on September 10th, 2020, launched the Localisation Research Report titled ‘’’The contribution of various actors towards localisation of humanitarian and development action in Rwanda’’. This launch brought together 63 participants representing donor agencies, International and National organisations, ministries and government institutions. Glenn Stuart Hodes, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Senior Advisor for Resource Mobilization and Development Effectiveness and Usta Kaitesi, the Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) Chief Executive Officer were both in attendance.

Tuesday 4 August 2020

PRESS STATEMENT: “Reopen Schools Based on Science But Not Second to Business" warns Save the Children

03, August, 2020, Kigali - In a response to the recent article in the New Times Rwanda: “Should schools be allowed to reopen in September? Save the Children Rwanda welcomes the disclaimer from the Prime Minister while appearing before parliament that schools reopening would only be guided by science.

Thursday 30 July 2020

Beyond the Shadow Pandemic: Protecting a Generation of Girls from Gender-Based Violence through COVID-19 to Recovery.

COVID-19 is exposing and exacerbating the existing inequalities that put girls at increased risk of gender-based violence (GBV).

This policy brief includes concrete recommendations for UN actors, donors, national governments, humanitarian actors, and the media to ensure that these risks are prevented, mitigated against, and responded to as an urgent priority through COVID-19 to recovery.

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