Saturday, 27 April 2019, the Minister of State in charge of Social Affairs Dr Mukabaramba Alvera hailed the residents Cyanya Cell of Kigarama Sector, in Kirehe District for their commitment to construct a health post through monthly community works “Umuganda”.
Beside financial contribution by residents, they also carried out different activities during umuganda including collecting and transporting construction materials to the construction site using bicycles and other tools, delivering concrete to masons among others.
Minister of State Dr. Mukabaramba Alvera who joined residents during the last umuganda, welcomed the commitment which is in return to locally serve the public interests.
She said: Your commitment to construct this health post on your own as citizens, proves your high understanding vis-à-vis of how togetherness benefits community members.
The health post is expected to bring health service closer to community. Community members contributed to its construction through fundraising where each household contributed Frw 10,000 while total cost is Frw 27 million.