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Hope of Family provides Health Insurance to 255 needy families in Muhanga

June 06th, 2020

Hope of Family, a local NGO operating in Muhanga District has provided Health Insurance to 255 needy families who were identified in close collaboration with local leaders of Shyogwe Sector.

The beneficiaries were selected from two villages of Kinini cell namely Kabungo and Nyakabingo.

Hope of Family Health Insurance commitment was preceded by the meeting on 5th June 2020 with local leaders of the beneficiary villages as well as the Shyogwe sector administration.

The Health Insurance provided to needy families will cover the year 2020/2021 while in total 1, 162 family dependants will benefit from the Insurance.

255 families include 100 existing beneficiaries of Hope of Family plus 155 non beneficiaries who were selected by local leaders based on their living conditions.

Emmanuel Mfateneza, Executive Director of Hope of Family explained that “donating Health Insurance to non-beneficiaries of Hope of Family is the contribution of the project through which HoF together with local administration seek to reach 100% Health Insurance Coverage in the two villages by 1 July 2020.”

This NGO is one of the prominent NGOs operating in Muhanga District which has proven to have obvious positive impacts on the living conditions of beneficiaries.

The NGO started with five families in the pilot stage which was followed by the replication of the program to more 100 families who live in Shyogwe Sector.

Mpayimana Aimable, the Founder and Legal representative of Hope of Family revealed that once means are available, more citizens will be added to the program.

Hope of Family’s main objective is to combat extreme family poverty through children’s education.