Diskussion mit Grundschullehrern

20 April 2022

95% of households now have electricity!

In the villages of Rugarama and Bisgara, 95% of households now have solar power. 16% of households have optimised cook stoves that use 80% less firewood than conventional three-stone fireplaces.

Diskussion mit Grundschullehrern

11 April 2022

Agreement with "MINALOC" and "RGB"!

In a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), Sustainable Villages Foundation (SVF) and the Ministry for Local Governance (MINALOC) have described the fields of activity of the foundation. The Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) has recognised SVF as an "International Non-Governmental Organisation".

Diskussion mit Grundschullehrern

24 September 2021

Household electrification via local savings groups!

In the villages of Rugarama and Bisgara, ENGIE Energy Access (formerly Mobisol) has installed small solar offgrid systems (three lamps, radio, mobile phone charging) in 30% of households without electricity.

Diskussion mit Grundschullehrern

11 August 2021

The school has water again!

The cistern of the primary school in Bisagara is repaired and filled with water!

Diskussion mit Grundschullehrern

30 April 2021

First projects launched!

Immediately following the needs assessment and household survey, the first projects were launched.

Diskussion mit Grundschullehrern

28 April 2021

Successful household survey and needs assessment!

What is really needed in the two pilot villages?


19 February 2021

Website goes online!

A lot of creativity and a lot of effort went into the website, finally it's live!


11 November 2020

Founding act completed

The "Sustainable Villages Foundation" was recognised by the responsible foundation authority on 11 November 2020.

7 November 2020

Pilot village identified

The village of Bisagara in Bugesera, south of Kigali, was selected as the pilot village.