USAID HIGA UBEHO project has officially closed its operations in Nyagatare District on November 27 where project they have supported different projects in education, agriculture, financial literacy and job creation.

For last five years USAID HIGA UBEHO project has left its beneficiaries not very pleased by this closure, though delighted in the achievements they have made so far

 Nyagatare district was appreciated for working well with USAID HIGA UBEHO project

Nyagatare district was appreciated for working well with USAID HIGA UBEHO project

The family-focused USAID/Higa Ubeho program supported Rwandan families in Nyagatare district to develop sustainable ways of coping with the health and economic challenges that often affect the most vulnerable communities in Rwanda.

“I was a poor person living in absolute poverty and my children could not go to school because of lack of scholastic materials, I have learnt a lot from this project and my life has changed,” testifies Barnabas Sebareme, a resident of Rukomo sector on the impact of USAID HIGA UBEHO project.

 USAID HIGA UBEHO taught residents to do modern farming with such cassava produce weighing 60Kgs

USAID HIGA UBEHO taught residents to do modern farming with such cassava produce weighing 60Kgs

Apart from promoting people through forming credits and saving schemes, some residents were taught how to prepare nutritious meals, helped fight malnutrition and how to do small scale trading.

USAID HIGA UBEHO has been operating in six sectors out of 14 sectors in Nyagatare district.

“The projects realized by USAID HIGA UBEHO are of high value especially because they developed local people. Share the knowledge you were given with others, keep developing and make the project that benefited you proud,” said Stanley Muganwa, the vice mayor for finance and economic development.

In the five years of its existence in Nyagatare district, USAID HIGA UBEHO has participated in creating 100 associations for small scale farmers and financial schemes, 24 farming school gardens and trained 533 youths in different technical skills.

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