Jean Paul Mugarura 26,
Student, National University of Rwanda (NUR)
“The day reminds me of when our parents were rescued from the jaws of death by the Rwanda Patriotic Army (RPA). Our country has laid the foundation for a very bright future.
The provision of health and education for the entire population represents one of the fundamental goals of liberation in this era.”
Evariste Rugamba 37, - Entrepreneur
“I am very excited to be back home and doing my business after so many years as a refugee.
This (Return home) would not have happened had my country not been liberated.
Today I am no longer a refugee and I am proud of being Rwandan and I look forward to work together with compatriots to transform our country into middle income country.We thank the government for providing us with a stable and secure environment where we enjoy our rights and freedoms”.
Cecile Dusabe 22, - Hairdresser
“I am very happy for being liberated from the past bad governments that were characterized by ethnic divisions, poverty, ignorance and oppression.
I thank the government for transforming the lives of Rwandans by supporting them in different programmes such as Girinka, VUP umurenge and the eradication of thatched houses (Nyakatsi).
Augustine Sibomana 27,Taxi-moto operator.
“We were denied our rights in our country and locked up into slavery but now we are living in a peaceful nation, enjoying our rights and freedoms.
I am doing my business without any hindrances because of good and visionary leadership.”