04 Feb 2014

church
Members of the Anglican church Musanze undergoing training on family planning methods. As part of efforts to promote awareness on family planning Society for Family Health (SFH) services in Musanze District have turned to the church as a mobilisation platform. To this end, in December last year the only Social Marketing Organisation in Rwanda, SFH, moved to sign an annual memorandum of u...

29 Aug 2013

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Aime Valens Tuyisenge is the Social Marketing Implementer of Western Region. In a bid to ensure efficient and effective implementation of programs and timely response to health needs of Rwandans especially at the grassroots, SFH has divided the country into five operational regions; East, West, North, South and Central. In each region, SFH has recruited experienced professionals termed a...

29 Aug 2013

sm
John Bosco Kwizera, the HIV/AIDS Social Marketing CBOs Manager Community Based Organizations (CBOs), are member-based groups of voluntary social workers operating at the grassroots; disseminating health-related basic services and products and participating in programs implementation on behalf of Society for Family Health (SFH) Rwanda. It is uniquely an SFH initiatives aimed at ensuring t...

29 Aug 2013

As the Ministry of Health steps up the fight against the number one killer disease in Africa, Rwanda in particular, Malaria, Society for Family Health Rwanda (SFH) is innovatively working with Rwandans through their associations to create public awareness about malaria prevention and treatment. An example is Nkubito Mubahizi Association, a voluntary grouping working in Bugesera District ...

29 Aug 2013

living
Residents of Nyarutarama Cell, Gicumbi Sector, watch HIV/Aids film during an evening of the Mobile Van Unit show by SFH. Theodette Murekatete, 48, contracted HIV/Aids 20 years ago. She is a housewife happily living with four children. A resident of Nyarutarama Cell in Gicumbi Sector, she attributes her perseverance to the ability to observe medical advice. Since she learnt that she had c...

29 Aug 2013

wter
An SFH Social Marketing Implementer demonstrates to Bugesera residents how to use Sur’Eau. Bugesera district in Eastern Province faces acute shortage of safer water. Most residents fetch water for domestic use from Nyabarongo River, the water stream that snail through the highly populous and industrious City of Kigali. Musabyimana Jean, 39, a mother of two children, resides at Nyarugenge...

29 Aug 2013

former sex wrker
Former sex workers see new lease of life: Mujawayezu (L) and another former sex worker harvest tomatoes from their cooperative garden. SFH has provided them with socially acceptable livelihood. Cecile Mujawayezu 50, is one of the 95 former sex workers who is now benefitting from doing legal business and helping transform other sex workers through behavioral change. It all started when sh...