Through the District Youth Committee, Nyanza district is creating a conducive environment that will expand youth’s opportunities to reach their full potential.
“Young people in Nyanza are full of ideas and are keen to contribute to the development of the society,” says Abdallah Murenzi, the mayor of Nyanza district. “This time as the district we are giving them avoice in the decision-making process.”
He added that “we must fulfil our obligations to youth. To consider the contributions of young persons on all policies affecting them.
“It is high time that we stopped viewing our young people as part of the problem and started cultivating their promise and potential. “Through these trimester meetings, we will recognize the youth capacities and their will to work harder and then be supported,” saysAbdallah Murenzi.
“Having the youth who are the majority of the population, stronger and knowledgeable is the opportunity Rwanda should make use of to develop,” said the mayor
The mayor encouraged youth not to disrespect any kind of work as long as it can pay their bills and help them secure their future.
InnocentShima, the youthcoordinator in Nyanza district as well as the advisor in Nyanza Town Council; the youth have opportunities that cannot be accorded to other people especially in having the strength and knowledge they can use to achieve their goals.
Through these meetings, the youth will be sharing information and ideas that will help them in job creation and support each other to work towards a common goal.