By George Bamu on June 12, 2012
For skeptics of Denver based Water For People
’s goal to provide “full water coverage for the Rulindo district by 2014”, the goal seems too ambitious, or at least unrealistic. But not until you listen to the determination of the district’s mayor, Justus Kangwagye, who is the Rwandan governments’ point man to make sure this happens.
“If the entry point is water, then you can even talk of poverty reduction, you can talk of equality between man and woman,” according to Kangwagye, who was in Colorado recently.
The Rulindo district, which lies northeast of the Rwandan capital of Kigali, is in partnership with Water For People in what is called the “Rulindo Challenge” aimed at bringing the ambitious plan to fruition, with “safe water coverage for all 285,000 people in 494 villages.…
By Guest on June 2, 2012
“As a result of the things that have happened in Rwanda, I think it is important for us to know that Rwanda is one of the fastest growing economies in sub-Saharan Africa. It also has the most female politicians than any country in the world. It is one of those countries that is progressive, looking at having the whole country wired by fiber optic wire throughout the country; things like that–that are truly progressive and are not reported in the news”
-Monica LaBiche Brown
There is even more..
Watch the attached video clip to find out…
Source : Africa Agenda