The classrooms built under the auspices of World Bank and the Government of Rwanda were completed at a cost of about Rwf1 billion.
Gisagara District Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, Jean Paul Habineza, on Friday presented to the administration of Shyanda Primary School in Save Sector nine new classrooms and 10 toilet. He urged parents to help children attend classes on the radio as they await school opening.
“Classroom population will reduce from 70 to 45 learners. This is a big success in getting away with classroom overcrowding," he said.
Some residents of Save Sector told IGIHE that they are happy with the classrooms that are being built close to their homes and that they are also ready to help their children learn better.
The principal of Shyanda Primary School, Innocent Nzuwonizeye, said the overcrowding in the classrooms was a major obstacle hindering children from learning effectively; he says that now that that will no longer be a problem, the result will be improvement of quality education.
The Gisagara District Administration says a second phase of the 289-room World Bank-sponsored chamber is currently under construction and is expected to be completed by September 2020.