The selected constructors from Kanjongo sector in Nyamasheke district are in training on how to make bricks and tiles from sand and cement using machines and this is meant to play a role in quick settling people in settlement villages.
Shaban Mbyayingabo a trainer said that bricks made in this way are harder than usual bricks used in the villages locally known as Rukarara and it can be used after 5 days of being laid. He asked all constructors to come and learn from them about making such bricks which are even cheaper depending on where they are made which is between 28 and 35 francs.
Distributing these bricks and tiles everywhere is an objective in the program of settling people well in settlement villages as Théogène Nkaka a worker in village settlements department in the ministry of Local governments.
Charles Bahizi The vice mayor for finance and economic development in Nyamasheke district asked those who attended this training to follow their lessons attentively so as to make use of it and to care about the machines they are using for them to last a long period of time. To built using these bricks does not necessitate using cement or soil in the putting together bricks as they hold each other by putting them above together.
After this training, the trainees will build an exemplary house which will be given to a vulnerable person in Kanjongo sector. MINALOC has also agreed to support the first 10 people who will show the need to live in this village settlement by giving them sand and cement to make tiles for roofing.