You are here:Home>>>News Detail

Rwanda Military Hospital and Niboye Peace Village Orphans commemorate Genocide against the Tutsi

Kigali, 22 June 2018

Rwanda Military Hospital (RMH) employees along with Niboye Peace Village Genocide orphans conducted a walk to remember and paid tribute to the victims of Genocide against the Tutsi on 22 June 2018. The walk to remember started from Integrated Polytechnic Regional Centre (IPRC) Kicukiro, known as ETO Kicukiro, to Nyanza Genocide memorial where it ended.

NIYIGENA Jean de Dieu, one of the Orphans living in Niboyi Peace Village thanked Rwanda Patriotic Army that saved them from the hands of the killers. They also congratulated the Rwanda Military Hospital for its endless support in either medication or other various supports, but mostly in its long-lasting comfort that gives them hope to live. 

"We are very thankful for all what you did, your support when we were too young requesting for every needs but now we have become responsible, we can help others" NIYIGENA said.

The Commandant of Rwanda Military Hospital, Col Dr Jean Paul BITEGA promised an unwavering and continued support to the orphans in their long journey of rebuilding their lives. He reiterated that fighting the genocide and its ideology requires concerted efforts by maintaining what has been so far achieved. “Rwandan youth should be ready to contribute and support the visionary Rwandan leadership”, Col Bitega told the Niboye Peace Village Genocide Survivors before handing to the village the collected military hospital’s support to the orphans.

Every year, Rwanda Military Hospitals spares time to commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi and comforts Niboye Peace Village Orphans, as a sign of showing them love, comfort and solidarity.