People living in Kigali but hailing from Kiramuruzi in Gatsibo district Sunday held a meeting aimed at evaluating the progress of the several development projects in their, adopting new ones and mobilizing support for genocide survivors.
During the meeting, participants assessed their achievements, conducted a mini-expo, discussed good governance and modernization of agriculture which has paid off.
Also examined were the progress of on-going projects like shoe and cloth making, a medium beer brewery, gee making, arts and crafts, and the general improvement in technology.
After the discussions on how to strengthen their activities and programs, the participants adopted new plans and strategies.
One of them will be to create a joint cooperative for all people from Kiramuruzi to be called ‘Kiramuruzi Joint Investors Group’ to reinforce and coordinate more developmental programs in Kiramuruzi.
The meeting also decided to construct a guest house in Kiramuruzi, as another avenue of generating income and improving the area.
“We as sons and daughters of Kiramuruzi, mobilized ourselves into to develop our area. The whole of Kiramuruzi town doesn’t have any guest house or facility that can facilitate occasions like weddings, meetings and other related activities. We have thus decided to put up one,” said Aimable Bayingana, one of the group’s founder members. The participants also supported the completion of houses for genocide survivors.
Gatsibo district representatives, who were led by the Executive Secretary Olive Lyamukuru, applauded the developments accomplished so far and pledged support to the other development programs in the pipeline. The district delegation also donated cement to help in the completion of houses for genocide survivors.