KIREHE - Staff from the National Centre for Blood Transfusion (RBC-CNTS), over the weekend, visited Nyarubuye memorial site located in Kirehe District, Eastern Province, to pay their respects to victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.
Damascene Nteziryayo, a guide at the memorial site, told the visitors that the site is home to the remains of over 51,000 bodies.
Dr Peter Kimenyi, who spoke on behalf of RBC-CNTS employees, acknowledged that the way genocide was organised should be a lesson to everyone to fight the ideology that could again bring about the genocide.
“What we have witnessed will remain a lesson. We should stand and fight so that genocide does not happen again. We also need to be the mouthpiece of all memorial sites that are located in upcountry so that they can also be visited,” said Kimenyi.
After touring the site, RBC-CNTS employees donated Rwf500,000, to the site.
In the course of this month, the National Blood Centre intends to remember its former employees, who perished during the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi.