Step Up Blog

Our Projects

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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

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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

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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...

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Welcome

Posted by on Mar 29, 2010 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

American Association for Rwandan Women We encourage you to join Step Up! to bring hope to the survivors of the Rwandan genocide. Your donation will help us to build and maintain the Rwanda counseling center to assist women survivors of rape and other gender-based violence. The center will be called Nsanga, which means “come to me” and it will be a place for hope and healing.

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Cow Giving

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Cow Giving

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From Rwanda

Posted by on Oct 7, 2009 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

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November 2006 Fundraiser

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April 2007 Remembrance

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The Survivor Chronicles

Posted by on Oct 7, 2009 in News, Past Events | Comments Off

Victims of Rape as part of the Genocide in Rwanda Wednesday, October 14th, 12:00-1:30 pm, N208 Memorial Union, Walt Disney Room. Join us to hear the experiences of Dr. Bea Gallimore, the founder of Step Up, Dr. Raeona Nichols from the MU Counseling Center, Dr. Deb Doxsee, a psychologist, and Health Educator Kim Webb from the Student Health Center in their work with survivors of rape in Rwanda and the effects of these war crimes on family and community. Lunch will be provided. [google-map] Let us know if you are coming by commenting on this...

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December 2008

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