Muhamadi Nshimiyimana, Risk and Compliance Officer at Old Mutual Insurance Rwanda has said that the company organizes annual commemoration events with a view to teach the youth about history of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi to prevent reoccurrence.
“Coming here to commemorate helps us to learn from the dark past and gain strength to rebuild the nation. It also equips us with knowledge helpful to desist propagandists denying and trivializing Genocide against Tutsi,” he said.
Claudine Mukakibibi, the Customer Service Manager at Old Mutual Insurance Rwanda whose parents are laid to rest at Kigali Genocide Memorial thanked the company’s management for dedicating time for commemoration.
Employees of Old Mutual Insurance Rwanda also laid wreaths to the grave of her parents.
“I am excited to see my colleagues standing in solidarity with me and laying wreaths at the grave in which my parents and other victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi are buried,” she said.
The Managing Director of Old Mutual Insurance Rwanda, Annie Nibishaka has said that remembering Genocide against Tutsi helps to prevent reoccurrence.
“Today, we are here to commemorate victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi and rebuilding through strengthening unity to prevent reoccurrence of what happened,” she said.
Nibishaka urged the young generation to draw their emphasis on activities meant to commemorate and build unity.
“I would like to call upon everyone here, especially the youth forming the majority of our employees to keep striving for peace, security and purpose-driven life. We must continue to stick to the good cause of building the future rooted on peace, unity and reconciliation,” he said.
Chantal Mudahogora, an expert in mental health and survivor of Genocide against Tutsi delivered a talk to employees of Old Mutual Insurance Rwanda revolving around mental health problems and trauma.
She explained that declining to seek medical attention when you have depression affect can worsen one’s health conditions.
Old Mutual Insurance Rwanda rebranded in February this year.
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