CHUB medics commit 2% of their salary to support vulnerable genocide survivors

By IGIHE
On 13 September 2019 at 08:41

The Management of the University Teaching Hospital of Butare (CHUB) has said that all medical staff at the hospital have committed 2% of their salary to support vulnerable survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

This has been revealed by the Director-General of CHUB, Dr. Augustin Sendegeya during a Corporate Social Responsibility activity in which the hospital donated cows to 10 vulnerable families of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Mukura sector of Huye district.

“We have so far donated 138 cows including today’s donations in different sectors of Huye,” said Dr. Sendegeya.

He explained that the CSR is organized annually and will be extended to other districts after serving all sectors of Huye.

Dr. Sendegeya commended medics for their commitment to support genocide survivors.

“As employees of the hospital, we have committed to donating 2% of our salary every year to support genocide survivors,” he said.

Christine Mukamurera, one of the beneficiaries said he last had a cow before the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi. She said the cow will help her to get rid of isolation, provide compost manure and milk.

In 2016, CHUB committed to providing free medical check-up and treatment to residents in their communities aligning with existing CSR.

On 7th September 2019, CHUB treated 306 residents of the Mukura sector for free.

CHUB has 543 employees excluding casual workers.

Director-General of CHUB, Dr. Augustin Sendegeya explained that the CSR is organized annually and will be extended to other districts after serving all sectors of Huye
Dr Sendegeya commended medics for their commitment to support genocide survivors.
CHUB committed to provide free medical check-up and treatment to residents in their communities aligning with existing CSR.

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