Uwineza was appointed along with other officials who will support him in the leadership of the club for a one year tenure during a handover held on 9th August 2019 in Musanze district, Northern Province.
The function was graced by Northern Province Governor, Jean Marie Vianney Gatabazi who enlisted as a member of Rotary Club Musanze- Murera during the ceremony.
It was also attended by the Governor of Rotary Club District 9150, Anna Kemajou Nkodia accompanied by the President of Rotary Club in Rwanda, Rugera Jeannette.
Rotary Club Musanze-Murera started in 2015 with seven members. The number has risen to 16 after swearing-in of 9 new members during the event.
Uwineza said he will draw attention on the expansion of the club membership, encouraging Rwandans to join the race of meeting Rotary International goals of combatting illiteracy and poverty, improving access to health care services for all, provision of safe water, fighting against outbreaks and Polio as well as supporting vulnerable people.
“I am pleased with the trust bestowed unto me and feel honored to lead the club with members striving to help vulnerable people without expecting profits in return,” he said.
“Our club has pledged to double the existing number of members. It is also a privilege to have welcomed new 9 members today,” added Uwineza.
Rotary Club Musanze – Murera has since inception held different charities donating Mutuelle de Santé to vulnerable residents in Musanze, running projects promoting youths talent as well as facilitating improved service delivery at Shyira Hospital in partnership with United States-based Rotary Club.
Governor Gatabazi thanked the Rotary Club contribution to national development and improved citizens’ welfare.
“Our country lagged behind for long. That is why we don’t want to be left behind anymore. No one can fail to join people coming together for national development purposes. We shall keep partnership with Rotary Club in activities supporting needy people,” he said.
Governor Anna Kemajou commended Northern Province, particularly Governor Gatabazi for his great step to become a member highlighting that it is an encouragement to others.
Abane Daniella was appointed the Secretary of Rotary Club Musanze-Murera.
During the event, Rotary club Musanze Murera contributed US$800 to the fund of Rotary International to support initiatives aimed at eliminating Polio and paid Mutuelle de Santé to 100 vulnerable residents from Musanze district.