Oxfam handed MAHAMA water treatment plant to be managed by AYATEKE STAR in MAHAMA REFUGEES CAMP

On this 28th June 2018 handover ceremony held at Mahama camp between OXFAM and AYATEKE STAR to take over the responsibilities of managing the WATER TREATMENT PLANT able to serve over the ninety (90) thousand people.

On this 28th June 2018 handover ceremony held at Mahama camp between OXFAM and AYATEKE STAR to take over the responsibilities of managing the WATER TREATMENT PLANT able to serve over the ninety (90) thousand people.

MAHAMA WTP is able to produce 1800-meter cube per day, currently it serves 64500 people in MAHAMA Sector of Kirehe District where sixty thousand (60,000) of them are refugees in the Camp while others are host communities near the camp.

Row water of WTP from AKAGERA river

 

It is the ceremony attended by the UNHCR, OXFAM, AYATEKE STAR and Refugees representatives. Where they agreed the great partnership to insure the sustainability the best services to the beneficiaries. In his word Mr. James MURISA the OXFAM representative his applause goes to government of Rwanda, Host Communities for accepting those refugees and UNHCR for all the Support they have gave to them to make sure that the beneficiaries got pure water and he have insured AYATEKE STAR the partnership and gave two employees (Technicians) to continue work with them until December 2019 to maximize the water treatment plant operations.

OXFAM handing the management of WTP to AYATEKE STAR Company Ltd

AYATEKE STAR have appreciated this great opportunity of managing such water treatment plant and insures UNHCR, OXFAM and all the beneficiaries that they will work hard day and night to make sure that the plants work well as required and even maximize its operation so that it serves more. In his word Mr. Emmanuel NTARINDWA Deputy Managing Director of Ayateke star have applauses all works done by OXAFAM to help Camp to be served clean water.

                        

Emmanuel Ntarindwa Deputy Managing Director of AYATEKE STAR Introducing company to the Attendees

Madame Marie Okpass the UNHCR representative in this Ceremony who was Guest of Honor in this ceremony have acknowledged the Republic of RWANDA who accepted the refuges and provided to them all their basic needs and Also appreciated OXFAM for building this water treatment plant to bring clean water in the camp. She also welcomes AYATEKE STAR in the Camp and insured them the partnership to make sure that the water treatment plant is well treated.

After capacity building took about one month on taking courses in managing this water treatment plant. Ayateke star have proved ability to manage and monitor water infrastructures in the camp

This ceremony closed by the signing the contracts of one year to both side that should be extended.

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