The members of cooperatives under support of CODRBC (cooperative pour development rural et le bien etre Communautaire) – Abizeranye in Gatsibo district say they are happy for the support from this project that helped them get out of poverty as now they can create their own jobs.
On the 30th.May.2012 when Global Fund visited CODRBC-Abizeranye project that supports different cooperatives in Gatsibo district, members of cooperatives that are supported by CODRBC informed Global Fund that the progress they have given them hope to have good life and to fight poverty with the help of the work they do of crocheting students’ sweaters and poultry farming.
Sylvestre Ngwabije the president of CODRBC-Abizeranye project said that their objective is to help the needy to get out of poverty through hard work where people who work think of how to get out of poverty.
Maculate Uwankusi one of the people who were supported who is also the chairperson of Girisuku cooperative-Kabarole who learn to crotchet students’ sweaters from this project said that they started making hats and now they make sweaters where a person can make at least 3 sweaters a day.
She says that their cooperative has improved their life styles and now many schools no longer make long journeys to buy students’ sweaters of which they do after cleaning Kabarore town and they learn crocheting in the house they rent for themselves.