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Kagame: Our Dignity Comes At A Price

visit web geneva;”>He pledged any support needed by Nyamagabe residents to achieve their goals especially in uplifting their economic well being

viagra 100mg geneva;”>“We guarantee you all the support that you need as you work to improve your own lives,” said Kagame on Tuesday, adding, “You each have the ability and responsibility to improve your own life and be part of moving our country.”


He added: “I urge you to continue using the resources in Nyamagabe to make even more progress. We must continue working hard to achieve even more, to live in dignity and to build our country.”


Kagame inspects Nyamagabe residents’ products

Kagame said “the progress in Nyamagabe is an example that nothing is impossible and the best is yet to come.”


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The President had earlier toured Mushubi Tea Factory funded by the first Investment Group of Nyamagabe residents.


Officials say the tea factory is worth US $8 million and is expected to employ an estimated 3,000 people.


Kagame said the residents used to misuse tea but now must have to exploit it.


He commended them for adopting technology in their farming which he said adds value to their products.


Kagame impressed by Nyamagabe’s commercial products

The President observed the Nyamagabe success story was facilitated by residents who chose to use their “strength and mind” to achieve their goals.


“Given what you have achieved, you are able to achieve a lot more other things. I am happy you have taken the path towards development.”


Kagame usually tours several parts of the country in what is dubbed “Citizen Outreach” programmes to directly listen to the common man.


During the interaction in Nyamagabe, Elias Uzabakiriho, a resident, said he started with 1 hectare but now boasts a staggering 30 hectares of tea. I started farming land for others but today I own my farm, homes and provide for my children. I thank President Kagame for the infrastructure that increased profits by facilitating transport of tea.”


The President shares a word with one of the farmers in Nyamagabe

Another resident said after dropping out of school he started doing business by taking loans but was now a proud member of cooperative that produces honey with profit of over 12million RWF.


Kagame said cooperatives show progress in agriculture that is creating socio-economic development in Nyamagabe before expressing satisfaction that residents are trying to find their solutions before the government can react.

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