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UDF-16-700-RWA/UNDEF

Official Project Launch at NyamagabeDistrict A project launch ceremony was take place in the main city of Nyamagabe District.(GASAKA Sector).…

LAF

Project purpose: The project purpose was to address issues of limited knowledge and skills on the existing laws and insufficient…

Potters/Historically Marginalized people(HMPs) culture

Potters/Historically marginalized people of Rwanda culture

KIOS

COPORWA-KIOS PARTNERSHIP (SEPTEMBRE 2013 - JANVIER 2014.) Title du projet: Assistance juridique des potiers de district de Nyamagabe de la…

NPA/PPIMA

COPORWA-NPA PARTNERSHIP (2020-2024) PROJECT TITLE: PUBLIC POLICY INFORMATION, MONITORING AND ADVOCACY (PIMMA) The Public Policy Information Monitoring and Advocacy (PPIMA)…

Who we are

The COPORWA NGO (Community of Potters of Rwanda) is a non-governmental organization former CAURWA (Communaute des Authoctones du Rwanda )  created in May , 1995,…

Mission

Our Mission is to promote the respect of the rights, the social and economic integration of the community of the potters within the Rwandan society…

Vision

"A Country without discrimination nor marginalization where the socio-economic, political, civic and equal cultural rights of every citizen are equal"

Our Projects

UDF-16-700-RWA/UNDEF

LAF

NPA/PPIMA

10

Partners

15

Staffs

500

Members

36,073

Beneficiaries

Our Programs

Policy analysis and advocacy

COPORWA analyses government Policies, we identify gaps and carry research for having facts for successful advocacy. Under this program   we have had PEMI-IHURIRO (Policy Engagement for Marginalised Inclusion) project funded by European Union for 3 years (2013-2015) and PPIMA (Public Policy Implementation Monitoring and Advocacy) project funded by NPA (Norwegian People’s Aid) since 2011 until…

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Education, Gender and Health

In Education : Since 1995 COPORWA supported children from the Potters Community ,now we count 700 completed secondary schools, 70 completed university studies and 200 completed vocational training in partnership with Government of Rwanda. More than 50% of adult from Potters community are illiterate by the funds of Action… In Gender: In 2009 COPORWA carried…

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Human rights

COPORWA is a human rights defender organization aims to protects and defend the rights of Potters/Historically Marginalized People(HMPs), under this program since 2012 COPORWA dealt with the problems of landless and land dispossession for Potters of Rwanda ,Potters women’s rights and Potters ‘s rights in General .Refer to Documentation Livelihood and Development Since 2012 COPORWA…

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Culture and Environment

Culture: The Culture of Potters/Historically Marginalized People (HMPs) is based on their living style mostly on Tradition Dancing and pottering. For more information refer to documentation Environment: The Potters/Historically Marginalized People(HMPs)were living in the forest by hunting forest animals and by harvesting forest fruits .But basing on the politics of Area protection and tourism progress…

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Our Teams Members

Munyeshuri Jean Donald

Munyeshuri Jean DonaldPresident/Board

Kazungu Dieudonne

Kazungu DieudonneVice-President/Board

Bavakure Vincent

Bavakure VincentExecutive Director

Frequently Asked Question

FAQ

COPORWA (Community of Potters of Rwanda) is former CAURWA (Communautés des Autochtones du Rwanda), CAURWA changed into COPORWA for political reasons in 2006 for more details contact us.

Batwa was ethnic among 3 ethnics of Rwanda before Genocide perpetrated against Tutsi in 1994, but basing on the reason that ethnic caused the divisionism which brought Rwandans to Genocide perpetrated against Tutsi in 1994, where we lost more than one million people, we no longer mention Ethnics That is how the new constitution of Rwanda doesn’t allow people to mention ethnics for that reason Batwa are known by the new constitution of Rwanda as Historically Marginalized people (HMPs)

Basing on their history HMPs of Rwanda live by traditional Potters that is the reason why they are known as potters of Rwanda.

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NPA/PPIMA Project

COPORWA-NPA PARTNERSHIP (2020-2024) PROJECT TITLE: PUBLIC POLICY INFORMATION, MONITORING AND ADVOCACY (PIMMA) The Public Policy Information Monitoring and Advocacy (PPIMA) is a civil society support project with overall goal that Rwandan citizens live in a democratic society with equitable social justice. Due to lack of the interest of Rwandan civil society organizations and citizens, knowledge…

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COPORWA has launched a new project

23rd May 2018 at KIGEME UBUMWE CENTER Ltd, NYAMAGABE District, Communauté des Potiers du Rwanda (COPORWA) has launched a new project “Promoting equality and reducing gender-based violence in Rwanda”, funded by The United Nations Democracy Fund.

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The Socio-Economic Situation of the Historically Marginalized people in Rwanda

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