UNIVERSITY OF RWANDA VOLUNTEERS OF NSINDAGIZA ORGANIZATION WORKSHOP REPORT CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH HUYE CAMPUS The participants to the workshop, Huye May 1, 2017 INTRODUCTION NSINDAGIZA Organization in collaboration with Center for Mental Health, organized the workshop held on 1st May 2017 in Huye at the Center for Mental Health.
“I am tired now, you have made me talk for long and it is good for me but I am tired. I like having someone attending to me for a talk as I usually spend entire day alone.” Retired Pastor Naasson Hitimana. Activists advocate for particular policiesWell over 10 years
Despite several challenges faced by the organization, a lot has been done during the reporting period. As the main axes of intervention are advocacy and sensitization, most of activities were related to the meetings with Government officials, international and local actors on ageing and the organization of the awareness-raising campaigns
INTRODUCTION Due to the rise of cases of lack of service acquisition by some citizens, due to discrimination based on tribe, age and social status among others, the Nsindagiza organization in partnership with other concerned organizations put together a team to investigate these cases, their causes and come up with
Summary of Key Achievements The formation of 6 elderly support groups in collaboration with local authorities Training of elderly support group committees on the rights, health and economic initiatives Organization of the International day of older persons in 2015 in partnership with the Ministry of Local Administration and HelpAge International