First Lady urges parents on good family values

On 12 October 2017 at 09:12

The First Lady Jeannette Kagame, has yesterday joined Kirehe District residents for the launch of a two-months Integrated Governance and Family Promotion Campaign. The event was also an occasion to celebrate both the International Day of the Girl Child and the International Day of Rural Women.

During this occasion, Mrs. Jeannette Kagame has called upon parents to find time and talk to their children about education as well as adequately providing them with what they need to grow and study well.

Speaking to Kirehe residents, the First Lady said that the government of Rwanda wants a transformed country where they see notable changes in people’s lives which is why much emphasis is being made towards programs involving family promotion, governance and health.

“Today we are pleased with remarkable progress we have so far attained in the development of family promotion and good governance” she said adding to the importance of setting Early Childhood Development Centers (EDCs), supporting parents and children into early access to learning and development.

She advised parents to nourish children with foods rich in nutrients especially in the first 1000 days of the child’s life.

Mrs. Kagame reminded children and youth that their lives depend on the good and wise choices they make.

First Lady Jeannette Kagame was joined by Minister of Gender and Family Promotion, Hon. Esperance Nyirasafari, as well as other government officials, during the event held in Kirehe.
First Lady Jeannette Kagame delivering her remarks during the Launch of the Integration Campaign on Good Governance and Family.
First Lady Jeannette Kagame joins children that receive ECD services, during the event held in Kirehe.
A mother and her child share a light moment during the event which was held in Kirehe.
Young students participants share a moment during the Integration campaign on Good Governance and Family, which was held in Kirehe.