Some stone miners in Nyabihu district revealed that stone mining improved their livelihoods, calling upon other residents to create jobs for sustainable development.
Talking to this website, Pierre Célestin Barajiginywa, 53and Aminadab Bizuru, 65 highlighted that 30 years of stone mining has seen them off to social development.
“I purchased land worth Rwf300, 000 and built a house worth Rwf600, 000 all from stone mining”Baragijinywa said.
Another colleague Bizuru added “in 30 years, I achieved a lot including livestock in addition to taking care of my wife and seven children. I earn between Rwf40000 and 50,000 every month.”
Barajiginywa advises residents to create jobs for sustainable development
Barajiginywa asserted: “An odd job is the one that doesn’t pay the worker. I urge all residents to value work because every job can lead to social development.”
Pierre Célestin Barajiginywa and AminadabBizuru said every job leads to sustainable development when done with commitment
The government of Rwanda encourages residents to embrace job creation because it’s a key to self-reliance and sustainable development.