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Charity information


Msaada was established in 2005 in the Blackmore Vale area to help Rwandans rebuild their lives following the 1994 genocide through self-sustainainable, income generating projects.

Founded 2005

  • Mission statement

    Msaada assists the people of Rwanda to restore their dignity and their livelihoods that were destroyed during the horrific genocide in 1994 by establishing self-help income-generating projects.
    Msaada funds agricultural projects that assist widows and orphans of the genocide to become self sufficient.
    Msaada supports profit-making projects in Rwanda, run by the Rwandans themselves, that fund a range of physical and psychological care and legal advice to widows and orphans still suffering from injustice and trauma after the dreadful events of 1994, and, primary, secondary, vocational and university education for children who were orphaned by the genocide and who have no means of support.
    Msaada involves the people themselves in solving their own problems and is guided by their capacity, skills, experience and vision.
    Msaada enables families to make their own decisions on rebuilding their lives and in their fight for justice and against crushing poverty.
    Through Msaada’s schools exchange programme we encourage understanding and co-operation between the youth of the UK and Rwanda, as well as raising awareness among communities in the UK of the evils of genocide and how they can assist those who have suffered it to overcome the dreadful consequences.

  • Aims

    Msaada aims to:

    • The help the people of Rwanda to recover from the horrors of the 1994 genocide through self-help, self-sustainable, income generating projects.
  • Overview

    Established: June 2005

    Registered Charity Number: 1111819

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 12

    Phone number: 01747823690

    Address: 9 Leddington Way Gillingham Dorset SP8 4FF

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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