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les difficultés d'une femme

Je veux vous parler de la vie d'une femme dans le marché de la commune de BAGIRA .Comme le marché est à majorité femmin ;les travaux de l'assainissement à nous ;la proprété du marché se fait deux fois par semaine ,les debouchage des cannivaux revient à ces mamans ,le depotoire est evacuer par nos cotisaions ,nous faisons des demandes à un ONG de la place chargée de l' assainissement pour le transport vers les champs de zones voisines,cela on le fait seules. les hommes ne s'intéressent pas parceque l'activité commertiale est trop limitée car cette commune est appelée commune dortoire.les commercants prefèrent d'autres communes ou ily'a des bureaux des institutions.nous focons mais c'est difficille.

English translation by PulseWire member Aurore

I would like to introduce you to the life of a woman in my urban community market in Bagira. As we are mostly women there, we have to do all the cleaning work twice a week. We take care of the gutter, waste disposal is paid thanks to our subscriptions, and we negotiate with local NGOs for sewage and disposal to be done. We are on our own to do all this. Men are not interested in giving a hand, because commercial activities are too limited in this city – it is only a « dormitory town ». Merchants prefer to settle in other cities where they can find offices and institutions. We do our best with energy, but the situation is pretty difficult.

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Aurore's picture

Quelques questions

Bonjour Nabintu, merci encore une fois pour votre article. La question de la prise en charge de l'assainissement public est très intéressante. Pourriez-vous en dire plus sur les partenariats que vous construisez avec les ONG ? Pensez-vous que cela peut être une solution pour aider le Congo ? World Pulse vous encourage à continuer à partager votre expérience et expertise ! Respectueusement, Aurore

Aurore's picture

Read the article in English!

I would like to introduce you to the life of a woman in my urban community market in Bagira. As we are mostly women there, we have to do all the cleaning work twice a week. We take care of the gutter, waste disposal is paid thanks to our subscriptions, and we negotiate with local NGOs for sewage and disposal to be done. We are on our own to do all this. Men are not interested in giving a hand, because commercial activities are too limited in this city – it is only a « dormitory town ». Merchants prefer to settle in other cities where they can find offices and institutions. We do our best with energy, but the situation is pretty difficult.

(This is an English translation of this blog post)

gaurav.nakhare's picture

Hi Nabintu, Thank-you for

Hi Nabintu,

Thank-you for having the courage to share your story - you make a great point about the apparent unfairness faced. Do you have any ideas to improve the situation? Like, for example, would allowing for more merchants to set up office space allow you to collect more subscriptions? Or would this mean more waste and make the situation more difficult to deal with? I'd love to hear more about your thoughts, keep up the great work!!

Best,

Gaurav Nakhare
WP Listener

Anita Muhanguzi's picture

Thank you for the persistence

Dear Nabintu, how are you doing. You are doing well as a woman and you are proving to other women in the world that we should be dependent on men and that we can stand and fend for ourselves. I am so proud of you, we need to persevere as women in a men dominated world. You need to look for donors who can fund your activities and i a happy to learn more about your activities and help assist with advocacy work. Kindly keep me posted and stay blessed my dear.

Mrs. Anita Kiddu Muhanguzi
Head of Legal and Advocacy
Centre for Batwa Minorities
a.kiddu@gmail.com
cfmlegal@gmail.com
Skype: mrs_muhanguzi

SaiKiGo's picture

We're here to support you

Dear Nabintu, it is very difficult to read this and ignore the situation you are facing. It seems like a very tiring, emotionally draining, and frustrating place to be having to look after everything in your village, including your family. Knowing all of this, how do you think people such as myself can support you? I'm sure you imagine a very different life, what does that look like for you? I would love to hear about your dreams and vision for a better life.

Sincerely,
Sai Kiran

Sai Kiran Gopie
Hon. BSc, MBA
www.socialgood2pt0.ca
http://ca.linkedin.com/pub/sai-kiran-gopie/5/543/2a
Twitter: @SaiKiranGopie

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