Parents have to take the first step in eliminating kwashiorkor in their children by minding their children’s nutrition, the governor of Northern Province of Rwanda Aime Bosenibamwe said.
The governor took time to have a discussion with local people after joining them in the community work on Tuesday the 12th.Feb.2013 in Muko sector in Musanze district that was done on the banks of Susa River.
Governor Aime Bosenibamwe in community work
Susa River is commonly known for over flooding and destroying people’s crops and properties during the rainy season.
The governor advised people in this area to live in the allocated settlement village, to start saving in Savings and Credits Cooperative (SACCO) and parents to pay attention to their children nutrition and eradicate kwashiorkor and malnutrition.
The governor also visited Hugukirwa cooperative that makes seeds for banana trees of which he asked them to multiply these seeds to be accessed by many people. Residents of Muko sector proved to the governor how their sector is ruled by good governance as it is no longer among the poorest sector and doing well economically.
Residents of this sector also shared with the governor on their crop harvest as a sign of stability due to good governance and enough security. Residents were asked to work hard towards development of Rwanda starting with the village.
The community work done in Muko sector in Musanze district is one of the many projects and actions being done in the month of good governance program.