The Local Development Project operating in with involvement of Nyamasheke district residents appeals to all humanitarian concerned levels to work together and elevate the poor among the people.
This was said by Alphonse Nkurunziza the coordinator of the Local Inclusive Development Project on this Wednesday during the opening session of a 2 days training for committees concerned with the poor people in the district.
The 2 days training is for government representatives, different service providers, representatives of the vulnerable groups of people, the civil society. The training is aiming at making strategies for vulnerable people to participate in decision making of their development.
The Local Inclusive Development Project brought together all these levels to understand and work as a team to involve the vulnerable group of people in their development.
According to Alphonse Nkurunziza the coordinator of this project in Nyamasheke district “for the development of the poor and vulnerable to be achieved, all concerned committees need to participate in this development.”
This is especially so since in most communities that has partial development, there is some kind of stigmatization involved and the poor keep to themselves and do not get involved in the development projects and stay poor.
The new program brings together the government levels, the poor and vulnerable as well as the civil society including the religions, different organization and associations and the representatives of the vulnerable groups.
This program is expected to be the catalyst to long lasting development with every group of people inclusive. The program will make new strategies for all people to embrace and participate in the development as a team.
According to Jovith Habyarimana the official in charge of local governments in Nyamasheke district, this program will act as the catalyst to the long lasting development that is required.
The Local Inclusive Development Project operates with the support of Handicap International, VSO and Strive Foundation on the financial support of European Union (EU).