Youths within the nation have been referred to as upon to affix the efforts to innovate and create jobs within the inexperienced sector whereas on the similar time fixing environmental points which are affecting the nation.
Addressing the youth in the course of the youth inexperienced data change and exhibition occasion held in Kigali, Juliet Kabera, the Director Common, Rwanda Atmosphere Administration Authority (REMA) mentioned that the inexperienced sector provides numerous alternatives and it’s as much as the youth to grab them.
“The federal government can not remedy environmental issues with out the assistance of the youth that’s the reason we name upon each younger Rwandan to hunt options to atmosphere challenges whereas creating jobs for themselves, using others,” she mentioned.
“We as the federal government are at all times able to assist and provide the assistance wanted by the younger folks in all their initiatives.”
Divine Niyigena, a younger greenpreneur who recycles bottle caps into jewelries, and makes carpets out of recycled small items of material that come from garment factories, mentioned that her enterprise generates revenue for her whereas saving the atmosphere.
“I noticed that these bottle caps have develop into a problem to the atmosphere, and increasingly more garments go to waste, so I made a decision to seek out one thing helpful to make them from, first the supplies can be found to me and at a really low value,” she mentioned.
Niyigena urged extra younger girls to have interaction in offering modern options for the atmosphere and begin from the accessible sources.
Noël Nizeyimana, whose firm Inexperienced Care Rwanda ltd recycles rotten waste into fertilizers and promote them to farmers and make pavements bricks from plastic waste
” Most farmers use fertilizers which are laced with chemical compounds that destroy soil and water our bodies, so I created my firm with the purpose of serving to farmers within the nation whereas defending the atmosphere, it has not solely helped them but additionally generated revenue to me and my staff,” he added.
Christelle Kwizera, Chief Government Officer of Water Entry Rwanda, an organization that gives water options all around the nation urged the youth to offer improvements that can assist different Rwandans and have an enormous financial influence on the nation.
Varsha Redkar-Palepu, UNDP Deputy Resident Consultant, Program and Operations in Rwanda mentioned that they’re prepared to supply extra monetary assist to youth modern initiatives which are supporting the nation in its atmosphere sustainability applications, and urged the youth to be extra job creators than job seekers within the sector.