On April 22nd 2012, 14 families from Karama sector in Kamonyi district officially entered houses built for them by FARG.
One of the houses built by FARG for genocide survivors
The beneficiaries include homeless genocide survivors and genocide orphans that have been adopted by families and have grown to be on their own.
Pascasie Nyiramatama, a resident of Bunyonga cell stressed that she has been living in a small house with her grandchild her neighbors built for her after genocide and that it was very old now.
She is thankful to the government of Rwanda for its continuous help to genocide survivors especially building modern houses for us and Girinka program to help us fight poverty.
Genocide orphans Agatha Mukaharirwa, high school leaver and Gilbert Mupenzi, a secondary school student were among the beneficiaries who grew up separately.
Mukahahirwa exclaims “I am happy that I can be with my brother after along time of separation.”
Karama sector executive secretary Emmanuel Mbonigaba Emmanuel, explains the three bedroom and sitting room houses have toilets and kitchens, and were built on FARG fund.
As a way of supporting them, the beneficiaries were given beddings, sanitary materials, cooking utensils and food to start on.
These materials were bought with the money residents contributed during the first week of genocide commemoration while attending commemoration talks.