About 420 houses have been constructed for the vulnerable and poor genocide survivors in Nyabihu district and 9 houses are yet to be constructed for those who are still renting and squatters explains Anastase Juru the coordinator of IBUKA in Nyabihu district.
Anastase Juru says that if the 9 houses are constructed and the 100 houses that are in deplorable state can be renovated, the problem of lack of decent accommodation would be completely solved.
Twahirwa Abdoulatif, Mayor of Nyabihu District
Abdoulatif Twahirwa the mayor of Nyabihu district says the 9 houses that need to be constructed will be constructed by the end of the next economic year and even the houses that need to be renovated to solve the accommodation issue of genocide survivors over and done with.
“Compared to where we are coming from, I can proudly say that genocide survivors are moving towards better lifestyles and social welfares’ says the mayor. He went on to say that as the leaders, they will keep on supporting the genocide survivors for them to get better lives, get to development and become self reliant.
In the meeting that convened on Tuesday the 30th.April.2013, the issues of accommodation houses that need to be renovated were discussed extensively and it was agreed that it will be dealt with the money collected from people as the support for genocide survivors during the Memorial Week.