Ngoma: Hon. Minister of Education Dr. Valentine Uwamariya presided over the inauguration of the new building facilities at IPRC Ngoma on 29th November 2020. These facilities are Administration block, girl’s accommodation and Electrical and Plumbing workshops.
In her speech, the Minister of Education Dr. Valentine Uwamariya thanked IPRC Ngoma and other IPRCs for their contribution in promoting TVET in Rwanda the country's development . She added that the government of Rwanda will continue to support TVET as a way of promoting the Made in Rwanda products.
The Vice Chancellor of Rwanda Polytechnic Dr. James Gashumba thanked IPRC Ngoma for what have been achieved and said that the target of absorbing 60% in TVET needs to increase the number of facilities including workshops, dormitories… as well as training of trainers of each level. He requested private sectors to work together with TVET schools as a way of increasing the Rwanda’s economy .
The Principal of IPRC Ngoma expressed his thanks to Reserve Force that carried on the construction works and successfully completed the works. He said the facilities will help IPRC Ngoma to increase the numbers of students in TVET.
The newly launched administration block has 36 offices, one main boardroom and one small meeting, a ramp of people living with disabilities and the structural design allows future addition of two floors and the two workshops (Electricity and plumbing) have a theory classroom, a storage room and a trainers ‘office. It contains also the main store with offices for storekeeper and logistic officer and latrines for students and staff.
The girl’s dormitories have the capacity to accommodate 180 students and already furnished with beds and mattresses, two laundry area, enough washing rooms and toilets and a residence of matron and her office incorporated into the building.
The total amount of money paid on the whole project is equivalent to Rwf 1,399,784,882.