Prevent the Spread of COVID -19
In a statement given to the Delight Rwanda beneficiaries, the Executive Director of Delight Gihana Samson urged all staff members, stakeholders and its beneficiaries to take first step to slow down the spread of COVID 19. It is a worldwide pandemonium that has affected the socio-economic and cultural dimensions of the people.
COVID-19 is the biggest challenge of our beneficiaries and all citizens of Rwanda. There is no doubt that Rwandan Government and global leaders are taking this pandemic seriously, given the impact on people and national economies. The pandemic crisis is not just a health problem, but it’s also a social and economic crisis. “Our support is mandatory as an organization with our mission Unlocking capabilities of vulnerable community through practical action and behavior change communication, support and accelerate goals of sustainable economic development” Gihana Samson the Executive Director, says.
Safari Emile the Head of Programs and Partners urged Rwanda Women Access to Finance beneficiaries to use the fund that are given in a proper way during this pandemic and containment measures introduced at the onset of the pandemic disrupted domestic activity and trade.
“I understand that doing business with little capital is not easy but you have to undergoing a massive change, and you know that the poorest are the most vulnerable communities that have deeply affected” Emile Safari, says.
On a positive note, however, with the lockdown, the country’s borders closed, there is less risk for imported cases, which is also a positive in making sure that the possibility of achieving cases can materialize. Looking at the conditions for defeating the pandemic, Safari Emile says that Behavior Change Communication department was given a special task to lead entire staff to increase awareness campaign through various communication channels to prevent the spread of pandemic encourage our beneficiaries to use the fund in a profitability way and thus will help to fighting against the poverty.