Rulindo District Provincial Governors Presented Achievements
July 27, 2011
By Republic of Rwanda, Rulindo District
Yesterday, July 26, 2011 provincial Governors presented the achievements of the 2010/11 performance contracts and signed the 2011/2012 contracts. The Governors and the Mayor of Kigali highlighted next year’s targets and the budget required to achieve the set goals. President Kagame pledged the commitment of the Central Government to ensure that the set goals are achieved. The Prime Minister Right honorable Bernard MAKUZA issued the report of national evaluation team where Rulindo District emerged the best overall performer and won this year’s Imihigo best performer award. Rulindo District Mayor Justus Kangwagye revealed that “the secret behind this high performance was to enhance public-private partnership to improve its priorities and to ensure that the people of Rulindo who are hardworking and the committed and motivated staff have been working together as a team and own IMIHIGO.”
It’s worth mentioning that Rulindo District came top scoring over 90 percent.
Partners of Water for People in charge of mobilizing fund who came to assess the impact of the ongoing Rulindo challenge in a photo with beneficiaries after carrying out a communal work.
Rulindo challenge is a 4 year project initiated by Rulindo District with the dream of achieving total coverage of its rural areas with drinking water in bid to remain on track to reach the Millennium Development Goal of 85 percent water supply coverage by 2015 and got the interests of its partner (Water for people).
Water for people judged the weight and importance of the dream, and what it takes to make it a reality and sought the support of other partners who also found the project worth and intervened in terms of financial support and advocacy. It’s in this context that some of the partners decided to do a fieldwork to assess the work already done and its impact on the beneficiaries so as to draw the way forward. “Our ultimate target is for you to have water in your homesteads because water is life, we are proud to stand with you in your endeavors to promote household sanitation and hygiene hence good health” their representative said. Vice mayor in charge of economic affairs thanked the residents for commitment and determination they showed to meet their expectation which is 15% of the total cost of the project which is around 300,000,000 francs and vowed the commitment of the District to ensure the success of this project.
It’s worth mentioning that after this visit the fieldwork continued in Ntarabana Sector where different completed activities such as water project and school sanitation project were visited and approved by visitors.
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