May 20th – Every year like many Rwandans and friends of Rwanda, RwandAir staff participate in commemoration activities of the Genocide against the Tutsi which are carried out for 100 days from April 7th.
As part of the Kwibuka22 commemoration activities, RwandAir staff, together with staff from the Ministry of Infrastructure , and its other affiliated agencies led by the Hon. Minister of State in charge of Transport, Dr. Alexis Nzahabwanimana visited the survivors of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Murambi village, Nyamata District, in the Eastern Province.
RwandAir has been supporting families of former RwandAir staff and specifically for the last three years , this village was supported with their houses renovations, then connecting them to the electricity grid and soon works will commence for each house to access water.
RwandAir staff had the opportunity to reiterate their pledged continuous support to this village ; and the survivors expressed their gratitude by presenting a gift to Mr. John Mirenge RwandAir Chief Executive Officer.
Thereafter the staff proceeded for a walk from the Nyamata district office to the memorial site then concluded with discussions held at the Ministry of Infrastructure reflecting back to this year’s theme: ”Fighting the genocide ideology” with CNLG and IBUKA representatives among others.
The Management of RwandAir takes the opportunity to appreciate all staff who continue to contribute towards the support to the survivors of the Genocide against the Tutsi in and urge the staff to relentlessly fight the Genocide ideology as we continue to preserve history of the Genocide to inspire the younger generation so that what happened never happens again in Rwanda or anywhere else in the world.