These people in Gisenyi village near the Rwanda-Uganda border used to live poorly near this border.
“We now live better lives than when we still lived in grass-thatched houses all because of this government”, said Jackline Bakamenyera one of the survivors.
“Life is now better since I sleep in a better place not like before were I used to stay on a hill and when it rained all I thought of was how I was going to survive”, added on Bakamenyera.
Bakamenyera thanked the government again for the contribution it makes for them in the medical insurance, [metuelle de santé].
We used to stay with animal in the forest, said another survivor Fidele Abiyingoma, who added on saying that they no longer face problem with rain.
“I used to sleep on grass but now I sleep on a mattress, narrated Abiyingoma who has 2 wives and 12 children.
They requested the leadership to help them get bigger field of land from which they can carry out farming and be able to support themselves, since the ones they gave them are very small.
The Executive secretary of Kinyababa Fabrice Nsabimana also said that most problems that these people faced had been solved, adding on that the remaining thing was building toilets, kitchens for them.
He encouraged them to form or join cooperatives which will help them improve their social welfare
There are about 283 genocide survivors in this sector who are now settled in a collection of homes with a very big challenge of poor family planning.