Japan approves Rwf118 Billion loan to boost Rwanda education

Japan approves Rwf118 Billion loan to boost Rwanda education

Rwanda and Japan have signed a loan agreement worth Rwf118 billion aimed at advancing digital transformation in Rwanda’s education sector.

The agreement, signed on March 5, also aims to ensure equitable access to quality education.

The concessional loan seeks to enhance operational efficiency across primary and secondary levels, as well as foster an enriched learning environment within technical colleges.

The agreement was signed by Rwanda’s Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Uzziel Ndagijimana, and Minako Shiotsuka, Chief Representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), along with Ambassador of Japan to Rwanda, Isao Fukushima.

Ndagijimana highlighted that the agreement exemplifies the strong bilateral cooperation between Japan and Rwanda and aligns with Rwanda’s vision.

He emphasized the government’s commitment to a robust education sector, recognizing it as a fundamental catalyst for Rwanda’s future development.

Fukushima emphasized Japan’s human-centered development cooperation, stating that education is not only crucial for economic development but also for individuals to live in dignity.

He expressed hope that the loan will contribute to creating a synergy effect with other projects, making Rwanda a country where all people have access to quality education.

The bilateral cooperation between Japan and Rwanda has also supported various other sectors, including water and sanitation, agriculture, energy, transport, and education.

THE RWANDASUN

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