Kirehe: Newly elected youth committee promises change
The newly elected Youth committees in Kirehe district pledged to work hard and lead residents to social economic development.
Elected on Febuary25, the new National Youth Council is made of 7 members, with 3 in administration and 4 commissioners for social welfare, good governance, economy and justice
Alexis Muhire, elected youth coordinator in Kirehe district highlighted that they will ensure projects are implemented while promoting team work.
â€œYouths have many opportunities that can be used to promote them economically. We also plan to keep on encouraging the youth to change their mindset towards work and set up income generating projects,â€ he clarified.
Marie Rose Muhawenimana, the commissioner for social affairsadvised youth to avoid bad behaviours like drinking alcohol, taking drugs, idleness and prostitution and instead start investing in their future through hard work.
Jean de DieuTabaro, coordinator forPersons with disabilities pledged to work hard to help more than 15000 people living with disabilities in Kirehe district to attain financial freedom.
â€œSome of the many things we intend to invest in, isempowering people with disabilities emotionally and economically so they can work and live a decent life instead of begging,â€ said Tabaro.
People with disabilities are not mentally disabled, so the new committee plans on training them in different skills like tailoring, crocheting and weaving to promote them socially, emotionally and economically.
Three members on the newly elected committees that make the administrative committee are members of Kirehe district council.