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Market gardening a means of fighting poverty for the young people of Bwiza

ByWebmaster

Feb 26, 2022

BUJUMBURA February 25th (ABP) – The Chairperson of the “Umujama w’iterambere” cooperative, Mr. Jérôme Nzokirejo bringing together the young people of district 4 of Bwiza to the satisfaction of the yield obtained on the market gardening practiced in the empty spaces of the said district. During an interview with ABP, Mr. Nzokirerjo explained that this cooperative was created with a view to self-development and the fight against malnutrition, especially in the Bwiza district, adding that this cooperative welcomes all world without reference to politics, religion or ethnic groups. He testifies that they already have 800,000 BIF in their fund from the yield obtained in their market gardening during only a period of three months.

In addition, he says that they were 30 people in number, but today they are 60 in number. It is in this case that they also created a social fund for mutual aid for events happy and unhappy. He mentioned the problems related to the lack of agricultural inputs

In addition, he says that they were 30 people in number, but today they are 60 in number. It is in this case that they also created a social fund for mutual aid for events happy and unhappy. He mentioned the problems related to the lack of agricultural inputs, hoes, boots and watering cans as well as the distance traveled in search of water to water their field. He asks the government to support them by granting them land to cultivate, agricultural inputs and watering cans for irrigating their crops in order to obtain a better yield.