More than 500 youth from the Northern and Western Provinces, attended the #MenyaAmatekaYawe campaign visited the Kigali Memorial to learn how the genocide against Tutsi was prepared and executed.
The campaign is in line with shading light on how the genocide against Tutsi was prepared and executed, its consequences, how it was stopped and the role to play to ensure it never happens again a reality.
After visiting the Memorial, the youth visited the campaign against the genocide museum to learn how it was stopped and interacted with leaders for more explanations.
The Coordinator of Rwanda Youth Council, Clarisse Uwanyirigira, and youth representatives laid wreaths on the graves to honour the victims of the genocide against the Tutsi.The youth later heard about the history of the country and what they observed from the tour from the State Minister for Youth and Culture, Edourd Bamporikie and Diogen Bideri from the Bational Commission for the Fight Against the Genocide (CNLG).
A number of Rwandan youth living in UK, who are in Rwanda to learn about their history and culture also attended the discussions.“The purpose of this campaign is to show you how the genocide against the Tutsi was prepared, implented and stopped, for you to play your role so that it never happens again,” Minister Bamporiki said.