Administration of ASTRAMORWA on August 17th 2012 donated motorcycles to its members from Katabagemu sector in Nyagatare district as a way of helping them develop.
The beneficiaries are thankful to the Cooperative for giving them motorcycles and testified on their motorcycling journey whereby some of them said they were riding bicycles at first but now almost own their motorcycles.
Eduard Ngoboka, a motorcyclist asserted: “I started on a bicycle, to motor bike and now drive a motorcycle. I thank our cooperative for the support; it gives me hope that there is more in store.”
During the event to open ASTRAMORWA branch in Nyagatare, the cooperative administration at national level reminded the motorcyclists to work hard and pay the motorcycles since they are given to them on credit.
Jean Bosco Mirenge, Secretary of motorcyclists federation (ATRAMORWA) denoted: “These motorcycles are not for using to get money for prostitutes and drinking. Work hard, get money for your social development and for other residents.”
To help motorcyclists own their own, ASTRAMORWA has given out 270 motorcycles in Nyagatare and Gatsibo.
The cooperative plans to give out 350 motorcycles before the end of 2012.