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20.10.2017 00:00 Category: MINALOC News

UMUGANDA TO FOCUS ON HYGIENE COUNTRYWIDE


State Minister for Socio-Economic Development, Mr Cyriaque Harelimana

20 October 2017

The monthly community work “Umuganda” shall take place on 28th October across the country and shall be organized at village level. It shall focus on hygiene and sanitation in all places.

Among other planned activities, citizens shall build classrooms, shelter and latrines for the homeless and neediest citizens, especially those who were affected by disasters.

This is also the appropriate period for trees plantation and fight against erosion in the country.

Besides, it is planned to conduct by elections to fill vacant positions at both village and cell levels. The National Electoral Commission shall take the lead as usual.

It is also expected that; Umuganda for the members of the Seventh Day Adventist Church shall take place on Sunday, October 29th 2017.

This is in line with the new Umuganda policy and strategy that cater for specific groups.

Local leaders are requested to prepare ahead of time and to ensure community mobilization and necessary awareness.