Dr Uwamariya officiates launch of Kimihurura Primary School renovated by US

On 5 December 2020 at 11:36

The Minister of Education, Dr Valentine Uwamariya has officiated the launch of Kimihurura Primary School that has been undergoing renovation and expansion activities worth Rwf 400 million.

The upgrading of the school with infrastructures facilitating people living with disabilities was funded by the Unites States through the management of United States Africa Command (AFRICOM).

The ceremony that took place yesterday was also attended by US ambassador in Rwanda, Peter Vrooman.

Some of completed activities include the construction of 12 new classrooms, renovating 7 classrooms, building 30 latrines, and establishing water supply system at the school.

AFRICOM also took part in the renovation of Groupe Scolaire Tyazo located in Western Province.

Minister Uwamariya lauded US support observing that it is a way of investing for the future.

“The support to the education sector reflects on the country’s development,” she said.

The ceremony coincided with the International Day of Persons Living with Disabilities celebrated on 3rd December.

The school which also received books; accommodates 1026 pupils including 658 girls and 378 boys.

In October, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced five-year plan to provide Rwf 605 billion funding to support different development initiatives in Rwanda where a huge amount will be designated for education projects.

Concerned officials at the launch of Kimihurura Primary School.