Ibuka-USA, is one of many branches of IBUKA-Rwanda. Ibuka-Rwanda, which means “Remember”, was created in the wake of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwandan, is an umbrella organization of survivors, survivors’ associations, and other organizations fighting the legacy of the genocide and its effects onto survivors.
Our purpose is to assist and advocate for the genocide survivors, develop, implement socio-economic and cultural projects that foster the well-being of genocide survivors and their social development. Ibuka-USA’s objective is to initiate and support efforts aimed at bringing genocide perpetrators to justice. Furthermore, to initiate and support genocide prevention educational efforts and efforts against racism, anti-Semitism, and all forms of extremism.
Our vision is to address problems caused by the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, in particular, the assistance of survivors, the promotion of justice and fight against impunity, the preservation of the memory of the victims, the fight against revisionism, negations, the fight against the ethnic discrimination and genocide ideology. We aim to fight against all forms of trivialization, denial, and revision of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.
Ibuka USA is composed of adherent and honorary members concerned about genocide prevention and supporting genocide survivors.