Bugesera: Rwanda inmates volunteer in road construction

The Rwanda Correctional Services Week will end with a lot of development projects realized in Bugesera district, these projects include the 8 kilometers road from Lisiere through Nyabagendwa to Ririma which will be constructed by inmates of Bugesera prison in this RCS Week.

Bugesera Rwanda inmates volunteer in road construction

Inmates in road construction

Using the firm soil of latelitte, the pot holes in this road were covered and trenches were cleared by the inmates in the RCS Week. “The road that has been termed as dangerous by car drivers is now great” explains Venant Munyaneza a truck driver that uses this road so often.

The construction of this road is being done by inmates of Bugesera prison and the residents of Ririma sector.

“This week will bring in mates in correctional services in contact with local people, this will change their understanding and it will also give local people the sense on justice. The projects reralised will be of utmost importance in the development of the country” explained Anastase Nabahire the acting commissioner for finance and administration in RCS.

Apart from reconstructing the road, inmates of Bugesera Prison will renovate 4 houses for the vulnerable residents of Nyabagendwa cell in Ririma sector in this RCS Week.

BugeseraRwanda inmates volunteer in road construction

Inmates appreciating their work with dancing

Louis Rwagaju the mayor of Bugesera district asked prisoners and inmates to keep behaving well in the prison, “you should also help your families and friends realize the extent of their crimes to be able to prevent more crimes.”

The RCS Week is being done in all over the country by 13 prisons and Nyagatare Correctional Center; they will last till 21st.July 2013.

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