Rwandan community abroad in Germany have handed over five class rooms facilities and one girl’s room to Rwinzovu Groupe Scolaire in Musanze District.
The ceremony took place on July 9, 2019 in Gataraga sector, Musanze District, Northern Province of Rwanda.
Speaking at official inauguration of the classrooms, Providence Tuyisabe, the representative and former president of Rwandan community in Germany province recognized the role of fellow Rwandans living in Germany to dedicate part of their properties and give back to Rwandan community, their mother-country.
Providence Tuyisabe former president of Rwandan community in Germany Photo || The Express News
“We continue thinking about our mother-country even when we are abroad, we always think on development of Rwandans and it is the reason why we decided to contribute our efforts to ensure children studying at Rwinzovu have modern and clean classrooms; and we knew that their former classrooms were older and unpleasant,” Tuyisabe said.
Photo of older school|| photo The Express News
Photo of new classroom || Photo The Express news
During the interview with The Express News, Marie Claire Uwamariya, the vice mayor in charge of social affairs in Musanze District lauded the contribution of these Rwandans from Germany as students who benefited from the classroom facilities used to make a long journey of 6 kilometers from their homes to school.
Marie Claire Uwamariya, the vice mayor in charge of social affairs in Musanze District || Photo The Express News
She also said that the new classrooms will respond to the problem of many students in one classroom where one classroom used to host 65 students and the new facilities will allow one classroom to host only 45 students. The inaugurated classroom facilities also include one room dedicated for girls, which will also reduce the absences girls-students used to face.
Inside in the girl’s room
Thomas Ntagozera , the Vice-chairman of Rwanda Diaspora Global Network embarked on the role of Rwandans in general in the development of the nation and requested every Rwandan living abroad to come back and give hands to their mother country.
In middle of caption , Thomas Ntagozera , the Vice-chairman of Rwanda Diaspora Global Network|| Photo the Express News
Sandrine Uwimbabazi Maziyateke, Director of Rwanda community abroad in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MINAFFET) thanked His Excellency President of the Republic of Rwanda, Paul Kagame for his unique role in widening the relationship with other countries where Rwandans go and enjoy peace and contribute to the development of their mother-nation.
“We thank Diaspora’s investment in in Rwanda and we encourage Rwandan communities abroad to fully participate in investment activities that help Rwandans build resilience as most of the times they do not have enough information and miss out some opportunities,” Maziyateke Noted
Sandrine Uwimbabazi Maziyateke, Director of Rwanda community abroad in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MINAFFET) || Photo The Express News
On March 17, 2018, Rwandan Community abroad in Germany donated Tailoring machines to Kicukiro women training center and a residential house facility to a vulnerable citizen in Nyabihu District to supplement their current activities in helping Rwanda to fast track development.Read more about this article “” Rwanda Community living in Germany commit to give back to their mother country “”
Article and Photos By Mike Urinzwenimana