USAID Ibyiringiro Project

Project Duration: August 2008-June 2013


Area: Gatsibo, Kayonza and Nyagaare districts in the Eastern Province

Target Beneficiaries: 2,033 (27 Associations and 9 Cooperatives)

Project Goal: Ensure high quality, sustainable, comprehensive services are improved for People living with HIV and AIDS and orphans and vulnerable children in Rwanda.

Project Objectives: Ibyiringiro project support people living with HIV (PLHIV) and OVC by providing knowledge and skills that help to maintain their body strong. It provides training in nutrition (balanced diet), kitchen garden, management of IGA, saving and internal lending communities (SILC). In addition, the project build the capacity of PLHIV associations to become active cooperatives. It also supports some PLHIV cooperatives in their IGA to help them produce more in quality and quantity. It provides goats to the most vulnerable families; vocational training to out school OVC and scholastic materials to in school OVC among others.