The inauguration that took place on Monday 5th July 2021 was graced by Governor of Southern Province, Alice Kayitesi along with other officials and members of the private sector from Nyanza district.
The business center workshop located in Gihisi village, Kavumu cell of Busasamana sector hosts over 400 people of different crafts expected to create more jobs.
The center is made of seven sections including garment manufacturing plant, carpentry, plumbing, market and exhibition area as well restaurant and health post.
Carpentry, plumbing are among activities that have started while machinery for the garment factory have been imported as the plant gets ready to begin operations in the near future.
The mayor of Nyanza district, Erasme Ntazinda has said that the business workshop center is expected to promote employment.
“Residents previously had a confined workshop for different crafts. The new business center workshop has ample space facilitating smooth operations and people desirous to learn new skills,” he said.
The Governor of Southern Province, Alice Kayitesi has said that the workshop will promote investment and enhance quality of equipment.
“The center is expected to create jobs, promote Made in Rwanda and trade in general,” she stressed.
Kayitesi urged business people at the workshop to properly maintain infrastructures made available and continue adhering to health guidelines to contain the transmission of COVID-19.
Akimana Hyacinthe, one of carpenters at the workshop has told IGIHE that the new infrastructure provides opportunities to yield big.
“I make cupboards, beds among other furniture made of wood. The former workshop was not smart but the new one has ample space and built in a modern way that facilitates smooth activities. With the favorable environment, I feel motivated to work hard, improve productivity and generate bigger returns,” she revealed.