“We are grateful in Mumeya. We now have more people on the ground because of this training. Happy that PICO Rwanda is being seen as useful. PICO Rwanda is better known and acknowledged, especially by cell leaders. I heard from people that they got the idea of 1-1s. It will be easier now to connect to government people. We will have more opportunity to work in church settings.” – Poline
Leader-organizers conduct training for community, faith and government leaders. Ezra, Specioza and Poline have been leaders in Mumeya since PICO Rwanda was founded there 13 years ago. This year they led training sessions for more than 100 new leaders. They shared the method of organizing that helped them organize their community to build a community clinic, a disease prevention center, three new schools, a community training facility; bring water and electricity; and plant thousands of trees and build roads improving conditions for 30,000 people from five villages. More important than all of these improvements, is the transformation taking place in people and how they are changing the way things are done in Rwanda. We are proud to share the reflections of these leaders following their two-day training session in Mumeya.