Access Bank under Woman Banking Initiative visited and donated sewing machines worth Rwf 2 million to a cooperative of survivors of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi known as ‘Berwa’ in Kinyinya sector, Gasabo district.
The donations given out on Friday were appreciated by beneficiaries.
The president of the cooperative, Dusabeyezu Claudette, expressed gratitude for the donation, saying it will bring positive transformations to the cooperative and members’ wellbeing as well.
The spokesperson of the Women Banking Initiative, Rutabayiru Diane said that the initiative was one of the company`s strategies to reach-out Kinyinya’s genocide survivors.
“We chose to support this community’s cooperative to enable them work hard to improve their welfare. We will keep providing assistance and counsel them as we can,” Rutabayiru noted.
She encouraged the cooperative to work hard to improve their livelihoods and support others.
By Ishimwe Ines Olga