BUJUMBURA August 27th (ABP) – The First Lady of Burundi Angeline Ndayishimiye proceeded Wednesday August 25, 2021, to the official launch of the company Bene Ntare having the head office at the Building Agora located at the avenue de la Mission in the city center of Bujumbura, the economic capital.
She first made a guided tour of the offices as well as the various products already produced such as clothes, paintings and other items, before going to the professional center of trades, located in Kigobe in the urban commune of Ntahangwa where is the rest of the activities.
The speeches of circumstance were interspersed with songs and dances performed by young girls and boys, called “Bene Ntare”.
The CEO of that company, Miss Navie Quetsia Ndayishimiye indicated that this company dates from July 1, 2020 and today has 500 young people from all corners of the country and from different categories, both educated and non-educated in order to allow it is up to them to develop their talents. That society has the motto, “Young people, unite to build our country”. It currently operates in Bujumbura and Gitega but plans to expand its activities in other provinces
According to Quetsia Ndayishimiye, the “Bene Ntare” company was created with the aim of promoting patriotism, strengthening national unity and sensitizing young people to roll up their sleeves in order to contribute to the development of the country.
That company does diversified activities. Some are oriented in the field of modern agriculture and animal husbandry, others in tourism, crafts, decoration, different dances and others.
Miss Quetsia Ndayishimiye reported that this company has a lot of ambitions and a big vision. She thus requested the support of parents, their elders and banks through access to credit as well as that of various organizations, both local and international.
At the end, the First Lady Angeline Ndayishimiye expressed her satisfaction, because the objectives of the company are found in the mission of the Organization of the first ladies of Africa for the development (OPEDAD) of Burundi, of which she is the president. Support for the activities of young people is part of that mission, she added. She was pleased to see that the advice she gave during her moralizing session for young people on vacation and those living in boarding school was heeded. She said that if these young people need help tomorrow, OPEDAD is ready to support them.
She took that opportunity to invite those young people to put forward love and unity, and to preserve Burundian culture. She promised them to support them as parents and urged them to move forward to even exceed the step taken by their parents.