Africa Improved Foods (AIF) Rwanda staff led by the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, Amar Ali, visited Kigali Genocide Memorial to remember and pay respect to victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi and learn more about the history of the Genocide against the Tutsi and other genocidal violence happened around the world.
During the tour at the memorial’s exhibition they learnt how the Genocide was prepared, executed and the hard journey the country has gone through to rebuild peace and reconciliation among Rwandans. After a tour at Kigali Genocide memorial exhibition, they laid wreath to the burial place, a final resting place for more than 250,000 victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda
Amar Ali the country Chief Executive Officer of AIF said that the Genocide was a very terrible experience and today he is thrilled by the way Rwanda is striving to build a better future.
“The fact that Rwandans have found the courage to forgive and actually build something new is very inspiring not just to me or Rwandans in general but to the whole continent. Not many people can do that. It’s very inspiring to witness and be part of creating a great culture that focuses on building a brighter future for everybody,” Amar expressed.
AIF Rwanda is a joint-venture between the Government of Rwanda and a consortium of Royal DSM, Dutch development bank (FMO), DFID Impact Acceleration Facility managed by CDC Group plc and the investment arm of the World Bank (IFC), whose mission is helping people maximize potential through improved nutrition with affordable, high quality, locally sourced foods that address nutritional needs among vulnerable segments of the population, such as pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, older infants from six months and young children.