Women in Rukara sector in Kayonza district celebrated the International Women’s Day on the 8th, 03, 2014 by supporting poor and vulnerable women in their area.
Women in Kayonza district say they have achieved some of their goals and they proved this by sharing some of what they have with the poor, said Consolee Uwibambe, Vice mayor for social affairs in Kayonza District.
Women in Rukara sector gave out foodstuffs and clothes to poor and vulnerable women
Agnes Nyinawumuntu, the coordinator of the National Women’s Council in Rukara sector said women in this sector do different kind of work that makes them capable of providing for themselves and their families without relying on men.
“Women in Rukara involve in trade and farm activities, they are able to pay for their families’ medical insurance and provide other necessities. They have made a step towards development, they have goals they intend to achieve and they support their fellow women to move together” explains Nyinawumuntu.
Rukara sector women were appreciated for supporting many government programs. They made flower gardens on the genocide memorial site in this sector, they made gardens on the teachers quarters in the sector and they keep clean other many public places in their sector.