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More awareness for health problems in Rwanda!
Rwanda Village Community Promoters is a non-profit, youth-led, non-governmental organization run by students at the University of Rwanda. RVCP was founded in 1998 and started field work in the Huye district of southern Province of Rwanda in 2000. Since then, RVCP has expanded its community outreach and activities to include Kigali, eastern and northern Province of Rwanda. Working with students and local volunteers is a key part of the foundation upon which RVCP is built.
Our organization fosters an atmosphere of cultural exchange and skill sharing by working alongside international volunteers. We are currently working on different projects aiming to develop the skills and knowledge of the Anti-HIV/AIDS Clubs in villages in Southern Province of Rwanda and scaling up malaria control interventions and decreasing the number of malaria deaths. Also, we work on gender empowerment and supporting young girls. They are often burdened with household duties such as cooking and caring for younger siblings which leads to their poor performance in schools. At a young age many girls have to deal with lack of self-confidence, unwanted pregnancies and HIV/AIDS infection and are in need of our help. Part of our mission is also improving hygiene and water sanitation in villages by building sanitary installations.
We have three guest houses in Huye with shared rooms and single rooms. One of the houses has 3 bedrooms and the other two houses have 2 bedrooms. All the Houses have a shared kitchen with fridge and crockery, a bathroom, running water/hot shower, a fully equipped living room and free WIFI.
The RVCP provides the opportunity for you to participate in activities in local communities which include raising awareness for sexually transmittable diseases and prevention of teenage pregnancies in high schools through trainings and mentoring. We also make trainings on proper nutrition methods to mothers at local clinics to prevent malnutrition on infants. Apart from this RVCP runs various other projects countrywide where volunteers at Kigali are allowed to participate in. Specifically, we value individuals with experience in health, agriculture (permaculture and bio-intensive methods), program management, business (social enterprise), monitoring and evaluation, research, video documentary, grant-writing, and financial sustainability.
Touristic tours are offered by our local students volunteers and they include the Kigali Genocide Memorial, Kimironko market, Kigali convention center, Inema arts center, Kigali library, Century cinema-Kigali, Night clubs and Horseback zip line.
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Visit Rwanda’s capital city Kigali including the Kigali Genocide Memorial, the Kimironko market, the Kigali convention center, the Inema arts center, the Kigali library, the Century Cinema, night clubs, horseback riding and ziplining.
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