June 29th, 2019, at monthly Umuganda, Runda sector in Kamonyi District and Mushubati Sector in Rutsiro District received awards as the best "Umuganda Month" performers in 2018/19.
Runda Sector received the best performer award and Frw 3,000,000 check, while the run-up, Mushubati Sector received the second best performer award and Frw 2,500,000 check.
The annual award is a recognition for top performers of the annual Umuganda (community work) Month. This fiscal year, Umuganda month took place between July, August and September 2018.
At the best performers - Runda Sector, residents rehabilitated Kamiranzovu marshland that was badly affected by disasters. The marshland is key for farmers in Runda and Rugalika Sectors. The total estimated value of umuganda activities stands at Frw 6,313,150.
While, in Mushubati Sector, they built 10 houses for vulnerable people. The project in total costed Frw 34,000,000 with a huge contribution of Umuganda. The estimated value for Umuganda contribution in this specific project is Frw 20,000,000.
Delivering the award to Kamonyi District, Hon. Minister of Local Government Prof. Shyaka Anastase commended the winners, and said: “What both district did indicate what we can do together and what we are capable of when we work together.”