January 15, 2019

About Us

COALITION UMWANA KU ISONGA PROFILE

Background

The Coalition “UmwanakuIsonga”/” child in forefront” (CUI) is a Rwandan Child rights Civil society organization created on the 11th November 2010, governed by the Rwandan law.  Which is registered under no 219/RGB/NGO/LP/04/2018

 It has been created with the purposes of networking and alliance building with a mandate to assess and report on the implementation of the United Nations Child Rights Convention (CRC) and the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACRWC) on the one hand, and to coordinate all activities carried out by individual member organizations within the parameters of advocacy, implementing and reporting on international and regional treaties, especially the CRC and ACRWC, by both the State and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) on the other hand. The Coalition Umwana Ku Isongaalso aims at undertaking advocacy around the implementation of the aforementioned child rights instruments in order to improve the situation of the rights of a child in Rwanda.

Vision
The Coalition expect to get all the children, male and female, living in full enjoyment of their rights and fulfill all their duties without any hindrance, and exempted from any form of discrimination.

Mission
The coalition’s mission is to coordinate and increase capacity among member organizations to defend and protect the rights of the child.

  Objectives   Coordinate the efforts of member organizations in capacity building, experience sharing, reporting, and evidence based advocacy in the defense and protection of child rights.
Provide a framework for discussions on the rights of the child and to promote cooperation in the fight against violence against children;
To assess the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the African Charter on the Rights and welfare of the child and carry out advocacy in favor of that implementation.

Areas of Intervention

  • Policy analysis and advocacy in Child Rights
  • Child protection and participation
  • Capacity building in child rights
  • Preparation of the child rights alternative reports

B. ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE

  • General Assembly
  • Board of Directors
  • Audit Committee
  • Conflict Resolution Committee
  • Executive Secretariat

Headquarter:Gasabo District, Remera Sector, Rukiri I Cell