Organization to achieve its mission of creating space and provide opportunities
to children, youth, and women for their integral development and healthy life
hence enable them reach their full potential intervenes in various programs
which include the Education program, Adolescents and Youth Sexual and
Reproductive Health and Rights (AYSRHR) and Family Planning (FP), Youth and
women’s empowerment and livelihoods improvement, Child protection and
wellbeing, Environment protection and climate change resilience, Emergence
Responses, Gender and ICT.
Adolescents and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (AYSRHR) and Family Planning (FP) program.
Through the program of Adolescents and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (AYSRHR) and Family Planning, Save Generations Organization funded by Kvinna Till Kvinna is implementing a project on Empowerment of adolescents and young girls in school on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), this is a project that intends to increase access to SRHR information to adolescents and youth in school, in order to enable them make informed and responsible choices and decisions over their bodies as well as to exercise their SRH rights. Now the project is being implemented in the schools GS Kabasare, GS Remera Indangamirwa, Gs Ngamba and GS Bugoba in Kamonyi district; GS Gasogi, GS Ruhanga, GS Ndera and GS Kabuga in Gasabo district. The project reaches directly to 480 right holders including 360 girls and 120 boys between 10-19 years from 8 high schools where Save Generations Organization works; 80 parents include 49 women and 31 men; 56 teachers and local leaders including 35 women and 21 men; and 20 journalists. Indirectly this intervention reached to 315,227 people through 845 SRHR mobile service usage and Radio talk show.
Youth and women's empowerment and livelihoods improvement program.
Child protection and wellbeing program.
In this programs Save Generations
Organization intervenes in the activities that intend to promote and protect
children’s rights, their education, and their wellbeing. We work with children,
parents, schools, teachers and communities to raise their awareness on child
rights, positive parenting and childcare. This is done through raising
awareness of children, parents, teachers and religious leaders, local leaders
on child rights.
Environment protection and climate change resilience program.
Through the program of Environmental protection and climate change resilience program, from October 2020 to April 2022, Save Generations Organization funded by Rwanda Green Fund-FONERWA implemented a project entitled:
‘’Empowerment of Women and Youth for climate change resilience and Environmental Conservation in Nyagatare
District” aiming to empower women and Youth from 5 identified sectors of Nyagatare district, on environment protection and climate change resilience through reducing the consumption of biomass and agriculture residues, promoting
waste and agriculture residue management and turn it into an income generating activity for youth and women in those 5 sectors of Nyagatare district including Rwimiyaga, Nyagatare, Tabagwe, Mimuri and Karangazi sectors.
Funded by FONERWA, cooking stoves plants constructed in 5 sectors including Rwimiyaga, Nyagatare, Tabagwe, Mimuri and Karangazi sectors. Save Generations Organization constructed 1 briquette plant with 2 briquettes making machines accompanied by 2 maintenance machines so that women and youth cooperatives can utilize this plant in manufacturing different types of friendly fuels including briquettes. We also installed 6 rain water harvesting tanks to provide access to clean water to the youth and women in cooperatives and the surrounding community.
Save Generations Organization trained 150 (75 Male and 75 Female) Women and youth cooperative from the 5 sectors of Nyagatare district including Mimuri, Tabagwe, Karangazi, Rwimiyaga and Nyagatare sectors in respective cooperatives on how to make cooking stoves and briquettes, hence these trainings equipped them with knowledge on how to make tier 3 cook stoves categorized by Rwanda Standards Board. This will enable them have knowledge to continue their own businesses.
More else, having trained youth and women, this helped Save Generations Organization to utilize the knowledge, they had acquired in production of 4000 tier 3 cook stoves distributed to 4000 identifies WHHs from the 5 sectors and 36,000 kgs of briquettes distributed to 400 selected
WHHs as an initiative of giving back to the society but at the same time raising awareness on the use of clean friendly cooking energies, about to 400 youth and women in cooperatives increased their income by being employed in the project construction, production and other project activities.
For the project sustainability:
Save Generations Organization provided basic equipment’s to the 5 cooperatives including protective materials like gloves and salubets (Overals), and frames for cook stove making, electricity for briquettes production, iron sheets for cook stove folding, cooperative management and leadership booklets and on top of that helped the 5 cooperatives to have business plans that show the cooperatives commitment and what they are willing to achieve with in a period of 3 years. The above achievements highlighted show Save Generations Organization’s contribution in empowering women and youth for climate change resilience and environmental conservation.
Emergence Responses program.
Since the COVID 19 pandemic occurred in
Rwanda, there has been government intervention and strong effort in the
prevention of its spread, and some of the measures taken are to wear face mask,
cleaning hands with water and soap. But from the rapid assessment conducted by
Save Generations Organization to their right holders on impact of COVD 19 to
right holders in Kamonyi and Gasabo Districts, findings revealed that project
right holders were limited to access the COVID 19 preventive materials due to
their economic welfare hinted by COVID 19. The same to the Rweru community from
Bugesera districts, especially Rweru IDP model village, most families are
poor and it is difficult for them to afford even buy a single face mask and
hygiene soap for themselves and their families, some cases one face mask is
shared among the whole family, which is prohibited due to COVID 19 prevention measures
and those challenges prevent to respect COVID 19 prevention measures. This
community faced food shortage especially in this pandemic period as reported by
the community members and local leaders.
regards, Save Generations Organization through its emergency program,
intervened in COVID 19 prevention by providing preventive materials to right
holders from Kamonyi, Gasabo and to the Rweru IDP model village community from
Gender and ICT program.
Generation Equality Forum 2021 held on 30th June to 2 July 2021 in Paris and
Rwanda Commitment in that forum, Save Generations Organization funded by Urgent
Action Fund Africa for womn’s Humman Rights (UAF) conducted an Awareness and
advocacy campaign on bridging the gender digital divide between men and women
in Rwanda for promotion of the use of technology for gender equality in Rwanda.
This was done through the use of different social media platforms, a Webinar
meeting, radio and TV shows.