Nonprofit or community organization
Last modified: February 25, 2013, 4:27 PM
Human Rights First Rwanda Association is registered in accordance with laws governing non-profit making organizations in Rwanda under law no 20/2000 of 26/7/2000, MINISTERIAL ORDER No 91/11/ of 15th June 2009. It is non partisan association and has an open membership composed of a group of human rights lawyers, University Professors, teachers and members of the community who form the general assembly. The general assembly convenes twice a year
Its main objectives are
(a) To promote human rights education and provide legal assistance to poor and vulnerable
groups in the Rwandan community at Large.
(b) To empower individuals and groups to campaign for their own rights and the human
rights of others.
Human Rights First Rwanda Association envisages a just and equitable society.
Striving to empower as well as promote, reinforce and safeguard human rights, good governance and rule of law in Rwanda