- Title of the Project : Ruhimbi Housing Project
- Implementing Organization: : Umbrella for vulnerable
- Duration of Project : 2 Months
- Date of Completion : January 2011
- Donor organization : Muslimehelfen e.v Germany
Project work and achievements:
Brief Description of the Project:
The project targeted the 78 women of Rwamagana district in the Eastern province of Rwanda who gathered in the Cooperative called “Abakundamuco Cooperative”, these women are craft makers and they normally make craft products, bed sheets and baskets. This project came to empower them in terms of providing them a house which will be used as their place of gathering while making products and this helped them to have fixed address.
To buy a plot.
- To build a house.
Women empowerment through providing the house.
- Empowerment through employment of women
- Creating a class of women entrepreneurs
- Creating employment opportunities among women
- Help women to have physical address.
Date of Start : November 2010
Duration : 2 Months
- Purchase of land for the cooperative
- Building a house for the cooperative
Beneficiaries / Users:
- Vulnerable women from Abakundamuco Cooperative.
- Local population of Ruhimbi cyiri (Rwamagana district)
- 78 women from Abakundamuco Cooperative are self employed.
- Abakundamuco Cooperative members are now having the physical address where everyone can reach them and what they produce.
- By having the physical address, the cooperative can sell easily their products.