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Objectives

30 1999
  1. To create environments in which healing the victims of a painful past, repairing the social fabric and protecting the peace will be obtained.
  2. To facilitate Rwandans to identify, acknowledge, share, and manage together their every day psychosocial problems related to the recent history of political violence and its aftermath.
  3. To enable community members to develop a sense of responsibility and ownership over the program and in this way increase the chances of its sustainability.
  4. To stimulate socio-economic development through income-generating activities among graduates of sociotherapy groups.
  5. To develop comprehensive knowledge of the effectiveness of interventions aimed at the healing of psychosocial injuries, and the creation of interpersonal reconciliation and social cohesion at a community level in a post-conflict society.
  6. To inform a wide national and international audience about the experiences and results of the program with the aim to mainstream the program within existing institutions in Rwanda and beyond.