Beyond the Gates Movie Screening

StepUp! Invites you to a movie screening on April 24, 2010 in The United Methodist Church, Columbia MO

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Our Photo Gallery

Make sure you check our April 2007, Cow Giving, From Rwanda, November 2007 and more galleries!

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Our Projects

Step Up! training teams deliver annual workshops in Rwanda to develop and enhance the trauma counseling skills of counselors, nurses, clergy, and university faculty. We provide financial support to women who generate self-sustaining income through planting crops, raising cows and keeping honey bees. Our goal is to construct a rural health and counseling center to provide on-site diagnosis and treatment to the women and children we...

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Our Mission

Step Up! exists to empower Rwandan women who are survivors of the genocide. Through collaboration with grass roots organizations in Rwanda and international institutions, we provide training and education to Rwandan practitioners in order to meet the psychological and economic needs of trauma survivors and their...

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Who we are

Step Up! American Association for Rwandan Women is a non-profit organization established in 2004 to assist women and children in Rwanda who survived gender-based and other violence during the genocide of 1994. The organization is led by a board of directors and advisors with experience in grass roots community organizations, education, and mental health and in the Foreign Service. Step Up! is based in Columbia, Missouri, USA, with collaborative chapters across the United States. Please contact us with your questions, suggestions and for information on how you can assist in our...

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