The Military Medical Insurance (MMI) Leader and staffs commemorated 25 anniversary “Kwibuka 25” of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi 1994 Genocide against Tutsi on Friday June 2019. The event took place at Kibuza Genocide Memorial site in Gacurabwenge sector, Kamonyi District in Southern Province
Along with the local leaders, the MMI leader and staff members conducted the event by the walk to remember that commenced from Gacurabwenge Centre (known as Kumasuka) to Kibuza Genocide Memorial Site. Then, they proceeded by visiting different parts of the memorial site, laying wreaths and paying tribute to the 47,472 victims at the memorial site.
They toured different parts of the Kibuza Genocide Memorial Site
They paid tributes to 47,472 victims at the Memorial site
After praying, MMI staff were briefed on history of Kibuza Memorial Site
As sign of solidarity in continuous fighting against Genocide ideology and denials, MMI DG presented MMI assistance for renovation of the memorial site.
During this ceremony, messages from the acting Director General of MMI, Lt Col Dr King R KAYONDO, the IBUKA District Representative, and the Mayor of Kamonyi District Mrs KAYITESI Alice, all described the hard times the Tutsi in Rwanda including Kamonyi District went through when they were cruelly killed by Interahamwe and Government forces at that times , commended by thanking the selfless of Rwanda Defence Force under the leadership of his H.E President Kagame that rescued them from the hands of the killers during the liberation struggle. They also thanked the continuous military support on the development of Rwanda.
Staff members of Military Medical Insurance donated four (04) cows to Rotineza Paul, Karangwa Déogratias, Uwizeyimana Thérèse, and Mukarukaka Christine, needy genocide survivors, who all reside at Gacurabwenge Sector in Kamonyi district.
Four cows were donated to needy genocide survivors at Gacurabwenge sector
This is an annual event which is in line with RDF support to government programs and in the framework of MMI cooperation.
They commenced by walk to remember from Kumasuka to Kibuza Genocide Memorial site