The evening was characterized by a variety of activities, including prayers and the reading of the word of God, as shared by Dr. Francis Habumugisha, CEO of Goodrich Business Group, who drew inspiration from Isaiah 54:2-3.
Using these verses, Dr. Habumugisha extended his wishes to Rwandans for expansive growth in their daily endeavors, which he emphasized as foundational to both individual development and the progress of the nation.
In his address, Dr. Habumugisha expressed, "I extend my wishes to everyone who cherishes Goodrich TV, loves our organization, and holds a deep affection for Rwanda, urging them to broaden their networks. This year marks the beginning of a journey where they can achieve remarkable milestones and accomplishments."
The event also featured the presentation of awards, including medals, to acknowledge the contributions of Goodrich TV’s partners and others who played pivotal roles in the company’s expansion.
Journalist Dushimimana Jean de Dieu, known as Dashim, received an award for his impactful role in hosting the ’House of Books’ talk show. The CEO of Goodrich Business Group commended Dashim, stating that the segment named ’Life Changing Words’ had not only transformed his life but also contributed significantly to his financial success.
Dr. Gamariel Mbonimana, the Managing Director of Sober Club, expressed his gratitude using insights from his book, ’The Power of Insight.’ He was honored with a medal of appreciation by the Goodrich Business Group, pledging to utilize the award for the promotion of his organization.
Sober Club also announced plans to support startup projects and offer various prizes to foster their expansion, benefitting both their owners and contributing to the development of Rwanda and the global community.
Awards were also presented to journalists Ndahiro Valens Papy and Niyikiza Jotham, recognizing their valuable contributions during their tenure at Goodrich TV. The CEO encouraged them to take pride in their achievements and continue their hard work.
Dr. Epimaque Twagirimana, Vice Chairperson of the Pan-African Movement Rwanda chapter, highlighted the alignment of Goodrich Business Group’s activities with the goals of Rwanda and Africa. He emphasized the importance of African-led initiatives in building and shaping the continent’s future.
Prof. Callixte Kabera, Vice Chancellor of East African University Rwanda, expressed appreciation for the collaboration between the university and Goodrich Business Group. He specifically acknowledged the support in facilitating internships for communication and media students through Goodrich TV.
The celebration also included expressions of gratitude for the 14-year journey of the Goodrich Business Group, which has expanded its portfolio to include Goodrich TV, Goodrich Life Care Co. Ltd, offering fitness and wellness services, The House of Vitamins providing nutritional supplements, Star Professional College offering short-term training, Pioneers Luxury Ltd processing food, Online Doctor website offering health advice, and Mega Global Link Center facilitating international travel and work opportunities.