National Youth Council representatives in Nyabihu district said that entrepreneurship can prevent youth from indulging in bad habits such as drug abuse and sexual immorality.
This was revealed by National Youth Council representatives from Sectors of Nyabihu district.
Youth revealed that youth would not get time to do drugs among others if they are busy working to generate income.
Monique Muhoracyeye from Kintobo sector says that drug abuse and prostitution among others are brought by idleness, adding that the problem will reduce when youth becomes occupied at work.
Muhoracyeye encourages other youth to create own jobs to achieve social development and fight idleness that lead to bad habits.
“If we become busy with work, drug abuse among others will become history. We have to sensitise youth to form associations and create own jobs,” she explains
“If girls do business and earn money, they will not fall in the traps of men that use material wealth and ruin their future,” she adds
Emmanuel Habyarimana, from Mukamira sector confirms that they will advise fellow youth to create own jobs for self-reliance.
“Iam going to encourage youth to form associations and set up income generating projects. This will prevent youth from drug use, early pregnancies and HIV/AIDS,” says Habyarimana
Theoneste Uwanzwenuwe, Mayor of Nyabihu district urges the youth to be patriotic and self-reliant through job creation.
The advice we give youth is to be creative and set up projects, adding that idleness leads youth to developing ugly thoughts.