The director of an international organization ‘World Vision’ in the Eastern Africa Dr. Charles Ebow Owubah said on Wednesday, the organization intends to expand operations in Ngororero, Rusizi, Nyamagabe, Nyaruguru and Gisagara districts.
Dr. Owubah was discussing with Prime Minister Dr. Pierre Damien Habumuremyi while bidding his farewell on Wednesday 12th, 02, 2014. Dr. Owubah Superiors have transferred him from Eastern Africa and will be working in the World Vision offices in the United States of America (USA).
“People who are beneficiaries of World Vision have developed so far in Rwanda and most are involved in financial saving schemes. We discussed with the Prime Minister concerning the support from local leaders to increase projects that will develop Rwanda and promote people’s social welfare” said Dr. Owubah
The country director of World Vision in Rwanda said the organization will put emphasis in its operations of Ngororero, Rusizi, Nyamagabe, Nyaruguru and Gisagara district. World Vision will also promote development projects in Nyungwe forestry.
“Every new project for World Vision in each of those districts will be worth $5000 that will be increased depending on the income available” added George Gitau.
World Vision has 15 projects in all provinces of Rwanda worth $30 million annually.
It supports Rwanda in promotion of economic and social welfare of poor families, promotes children health, children nutrition, provides care for people with AIDS, fights malaria, distributes water and encourages hygiene and sanitation among the people.
It provides food to poor families, it provides laws for children and poor people convicted, and it supports projects that teaches gender equality and balance, participates in children education, provides support to areas affected by natural disasters and encourages peace in the people.
World Vision is a Christian based organization supporting about 2,500,000 people in Rwanda to fight poverty.