Teachers who teach reading, writing and counting adults and elderly in Bugesera district have been given bicycles which will facilitate their transport so as to teach more people.
51 bicycles were given to teachers in Nyamata, Mwogo, Ntarama, Mayange and Musenyi with the support of World Vision in the program of teaching all people as it is was found out that when people are full of illiteracy, their offspring will not like schools either as the coordinator of World Vision in Nyamata zone explained.
The vice mayor for social affairs in Bugesera district Léonille Narumanzi said that those who have learnt how to read and write found it advantageous and some are already following biblical teachings and can make a follow up on the profits made by their cooperatives.
Alice Bazubagira a teacher in Musenyi sector said that the bicycle she was given will help her facilitate them in fulfilling their objectives and that when people are literate, it is easy for them to follow on other programs that develop the country.
About 247 teachers in Bugesera district teach in 198 adult schools; 4827 adults are attending classes and among these, 3653 will be given certifi8cates in two months to come. Giving out bicycles for facilitation is not over as other teachers in other sectors will be given depending on the capacity to get them.
Bugesera district is the first in the western province of Rwanda to have a big number of local populations that can read and write according to the research done by EICV3.