USAID GIKURIRO CHIEF OF PARTY VISITS USAID GIKURIRO PROGRAM ACTIVITIES IN NGOMA DISTRICT

On the 14th of February, 2017 the GIKURIRO chief of party Mr. Alemayehu GEBREMARIAM together with the SNV WASH advisor Pascal GATETE paid a courtesy visit to Ngoma district and a follow up visit to GIKURIRO Ngoma which is been implemented by YWCA. The event started with a visit to Ngoma District office, where the GIKURIRO visitors met with the District Division manager and JADF officer, who welcomed them on behalf of the Mayor of Ngoma District. At the district the Chief of Party gave a brief talk on the GIKURIRO program, its intervention and outcomes and presented the results from the baseline survey. The GIKURIRO team also visited the YWCA office where they made a tour round the office.

The follow up of the program activities was done in Zaza sector where they visited the WASH training site, the integrated nutrition site which comprises of FFLs and SILC groups and an adoption site. Gikuriro beneficiaries were happy to receive the team and explained some of the activities that they participated in including FFLs demonstration, Growth monitoring, SILC procedure and feeding of the children. The chief of party expressed his gratitude to the beneficiaries for owning the program and requested for their continued collaboration with the program implementing team.