ARCT-RUHUKA has four major holistic, interdependent and complementary programs:

This program aims at increasing quantity, improving quality, capacities and competencies of Technical interveners (Counselors and Community Psychosocial Workers). The program imparts appropriate knowledge and skills as well as the standards of professional Counselors and Community Psychosocial Workers (CPWs), and continuous development trainings. The program also provide trainings to other institutions on requests.

The program ensures and maintain provision of quality counseling at all levels by; offering tailored, quality and professional counseling services to individual, couples, families, groups and crisis intervention (in cases of disasters, accidents.) both at national and provincial levels. Maintaining professional ethics and standards of practicing counselors and Community Psychosocial Workers in the field, through organized regular Clinical supervision support.

This is a supporting program that helps the organization to acquire appropriate mechanisms for sensitization to raise population awareness on psychological trauma, other mental health issues and advocating for the victims. Developing and conducting research, documentation and communication mechanisms and sharing information on trauma and organization activities.

That aims at ensuring proper mechanisms and strategies for coordination of activities within the organization. Putting in place mechanisms and efficient tools for mobilization and management of organization resources. Strengthening the quality and competencies of members and staff in specific areas. Building capacities of young institutions that work on psychosocial issues. Developing mechanisms for sustainability and creating better strategic partnership with internal and external actors.

ARCT- Ruhuka is National Organization of professional Trauma Counselors.


City of Kigali Gasabo district, Kimironko sector, Kibagabaga cell, Gasharu village, KG 321st

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