Youth at Byimana centre relaxing on playing cards
The youth at Byimana sector Ruhango district use playing cards as a way of leisure and keeping themselves busy to avoid being taken up with bad habits like alcoholism, drugs and theft.
The youth are always stationed in the trading centre of Byimana playing cards be it morning hours or evening time.
One of the youth in Byimana trading centre Sam Mujyanama says they at times get part time work but when it is done they just spend the whole day in the trading center playing cards waiting for anyone who can come looking for them in case there is work to do anywhere.
Sam Mujyanama revealed that playing cards keeps their minds busy not to think very much and may be lose hope when they are idle and get involved in bad habits.
Mujyanama continues to explain that playing cards is not a bad game like most people take it to be unless it is being used for gambling.