LEARNING CIRCLES A WAY TO TACKLE CHALLENGES GIRLS ARE FACING IN SOUTH RWANDA
Tuvuge Twiyubaka Association has organized a two days training on “Learning Circles”. The training which started yesterday on 21st Jun 2012 brought together 20 people from 6 Local NGOs aiming at empowering girls.
“Learning circles is a way to share experience and best practices for all stakeholders particularly those militating to promote young girls welfare “Said Hirarie Ntawulishira a coordinator of IPFG(Initiative pour la Promotion de la Famille et le Genre) a local NGO engaged in promoting family and gender.
According to Mubumbyi Felix the President of Tuvuge Twiyubaka Association based in Nyamgabe wich initiated this project, learning circles will easy the efforts to tackle challenges girls are facing in Nyamagabe and Huye Districts of the Southern Province of Rwanda.
“We hope that our synergy will bear fruits as far as we learn from one another as organizations working on young girls’ empowerment “He said.
In his remarks, while opening the training, Nyamagabe district Vice Mayor in Charge of social affairs Emile Byiringiro congratulated its organizers for playing a key role in finding solutions to existent problems.
“What you are doing is the proof that you understand and partake in the development of our country especially gender promotion “Added the Vice Mayor.
Tuvuge Twiyubaka was supported by Fire Light from USA to run learning circles project. The stakeholders in this project are Tuvuge Twiyubaka Association itself,IPFG and SDA Iriba from Nyamagabe ,Centre Nyampinga,OPDE and RCCM from Huye.