IPRC connects water to seven families of genocide survivors

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On 8 November 2016 saa 01:47
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The Integrated Polytechnic Regional Center (IPRC) Kigali recently inaugurated a Rwf6 million water supply and rain water harvesting facilities to 7 genocide survivor’s families in Bumbogo Sector.

During the handover ceremony the survivor Ms.MUKASHEMA Adria appreciated the support given to families. She said that; “I was given water and water is life, water is hope and I am sure that our future will keep on improving because of such a good deed from the fellow countrymen.

Mukabayire Valerie, President of Avega “Agahozo” appreciated the work done by IPRC Kigali and assured to have more partnership between both institutions.

The guest of honor, Eng. Diogéne MULINDAHABI while addressing the beneficiaries said IPRC Kigali is committed, through its outreach community activities, to contribute to the welfare of especially genocide survivors and other vulnerable people as well as contributing in finding lasting solutions to the challenges of Rwandan society. He also called upon the beneficiaries to keep water clean and ensure maintenance of the system so that it may last longer and encouraged families to share the water with neighbors.

IPRC Kigali, among its outreach community activities, every year supports people especially Survivors of Genocide against Tutsi by providing scholarships, construction of houses, construction of foot bridges, teaching practical physics to teachers , environmental protection through design and manufacturing of environmental friendly cooking stoves among others.