By the 1994 genocide against Tutsi, Rwanda was stricken by a misfortune, which plunged the whole country in disastrous situation with various socio-economic consequences. To react accordingly, in September 1994, a group of 30 Rwandan women established an association that they named: ’’ASOFERWA’’ Association de Solidarité des Femmes Rwandaises or Rwandan women Association for Solidarity with the purpose of helping and intervening to vulnerable groups. For its legal personality, reference No is: 066/11 by RGB. Targeted and served people include women and youth in general and specifically Widows, Orphans and Minors in detention Centres, Adolescents and Teen mothers; HIV/AIDS infected and affected women, Elderly people without assistance. Programmes and interventions to them are tailored according to their needs and ASOFERWA’s Mission.
Build a “Rwanda free from poverty and any injustice where every citizen enjoys better living conditions, especially women, children and youth to enjoy their rights and psychosocial comfort’’