Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Rwanda : Rhineland Palatinate officials support Nyabihu

Officials of the Holzeim State from the Federal State of Rhineland Palatinate in Germany have donated €1300 Euros to thirteen schools in Nyabihu district in the Northern of Rwanda.
The delegation handed the funds, on June 3, to the school which have special partnership with local schools in Rwanda, and have over the past years benefited from the twining programs of the German-Rwanda Jumelage.
The delegation also made a two day tour of the projects previously funded under this partnership. Some of the projects included schools, health activities in Rambura sector.
The head of the German delegation, Helmt Vaiima, said that the team was pleased to witness the impact of the support provided by the German province, which showed evidence that the support had been put in proper use.
Vaiima also handed over sports equipment to the women football team in the sector (Rambura womens football club) and stated that the German province will continue supporting other community initiatives in the future.
School heads in Nyabihu district said that the sponsored projects have impacted on lives of the youths in the area especially in providing life skills for the young generation.
The relationship between Rwanda and the German Province has now clocked 30 years. The partnership is base on four broad areas of co-operation that include exchange of knowledge; culture friendship and emotional bonding, humanitarian and developmental initiatives.


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