A group of 58 genocide widows in Rutunga sector, Gasabo District on Tuesday received33 high breed goats courtesy of the Rwanda National Police Hospital.
The widows were also given several agricultural equipments such as watering cans and pesticide containers which they will use to increase agricultural productivity.
All donated items were valued at Rwf 1,130,000 from the contributions from Kacyiru Police Hospital staff members.
Speaking at the event, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Daniel Nyamwasa, the Commandant of Kacyiru Police Hospital said that the donation is part of several other welfare activities Police engages in as an effort to promote improved living conditions of vulnerable Rwandans.
He urged the widows to take good care of donated goats. “These goats are going to reproduce and have an impact in your lives if you take good care of them.
Kacyiru Police Hospital also promised to address psychological problems that were inflicted to some of the survivors of the 1994 Tutsi Genocide.
James Nzirimu, the official in charge of advocacy at the National Commission against Genocide (CNLG) lauded theHospital’s contribution towards the welfare of the widows.
Nzirimu urged them to play their role by breeding the goats in a good way so they can have high production which he said would help to solve a number of basic needs.
Expressing her happiness, Sarafina Uwimana commended Police Hospital for supporting them.