Residents of Rwabicuma sector in Nyanza district in Southern Province should make use of the projects done by and the money they make from Land Husbandry, Water Harvesting, and Hillside Irrigation (LWH) project and attain development even after its closure.
This was said by Francis Nkurunziza the vice mayor for finance of Nyanza district on Thursday the 28th.Feb.2013 during the function to officially begin season 2013B of farming. He reminded farmers that they should use well the money they get paid for making terraces in this sector and develop themselves.
“If you use your money for alcohol and for pleasure, you will always be poor instead use that money for profitable ventures and projects” said the vice mayor. LWH employs residents of this sector to make modern terraces for their own use among other many projects.
Apart from using profitably the money they are paid for making modern terraces in Rwabicuma sector, the vice mayor asked local residents to conserve the land where these terraces are made by using them well in their crop husbandry as well as growing reeds to feed their cattle.
“Making use of the modern terraces made for you and the manure you were given is what you should start with to get to development” says Francis Nkurunziza.
There is also an electricity dam that is being constructed by Chinese in this same sector that will be completed worth Rwf8billions of which Rwf1.5 billion will be used to pay workers. These developmental projects are to be used to develop people as Nkurunziza pointed out.
According to Vincent Nsabuwera who is in charge of crop husbandry in LWH project, [people should never misuse what they have but should develop and value them.
The season 2013B of farming in Nyanza sector was started by cultivating the 3 hectares where beans will be planted. It was attended by more than 400 people as Philbert Nkurunziza the coordinator of LWH in Southern Province of Rwanda explained.