Students from different universities and also the beneficiaries of Partners in Health organised a two daylong programme andvolunteered to make bricks to build a house for the poor Tanzania returnees.

Students paid tribute to Partners In Health through helping the vulnerable

Students paid tribute to Partners In Health through helping the vulnerable

 

Under their association dubbed ‘Youth Community’ the students managed to make over 2000 bricks to build a house for Firipo Sagatwa, a Tanzania returnee residing in Rwinkwanvu sector.

“We are doing this as our part in community building and to show our gratitude to Partners in Health for supporting us by giving back to the community,” explained Jean Claude Niyonzima, the coordinator of Youth Community.

A collective of youths had taken up many community initiatives over the past one year. But the initiative to make bricks for the poor family was described by residents as a great act of compassion.

  The students with Partners in Health workers making bricks


The students with Partners in Health workers making bricks

 

“We have received support from different friends and partners but helping me get shelter is the rare move we could get to know how much Rwandans care,” Sagatwa explained

Antoinette Habinshuti, the deputy director of Partners In Health Rwanda said  that” it’s a great act of compassion to see that beneficiaries of our program again go out and practice acts of compassion towards the needy, this proves that these students understand the concept of giving back to the community’

Rwinkwanvu sector received 8 families of Tanzania returnees.Partners In -Health has been supporting students from vulnerable families for the last eight years.

 

 

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