EWSA has a mission to create the provision of
sufficient, safe, reliable, efficient, cost-effective and environmental
appropriate energy, water and sanitation services to households and to all
EWSA has a vision of contributing effectively to the
growth of the national economy and thereby improve the standard of living for
the entire nation in an sun stainable and environmentally sound manner.
It is in this regard that EWSA represented by Yves
Muyange signed a Memorandum of Understating (MoU)
with representatives from the National University of Rwanda (NUR), Kigali
Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Kigali Institute of Management
(KIM), the Integrated Polytechnic Regional Centre (IPRC) and the Tumba College of Technology (TCT)
agreement came into force on Monday 27th February 2012.
to Yves Muyange, the Director General of
EWSA, the major activities of this MOU will be to promote an integrated
and collaborative strategic approach to institutional and human capacity
building, common interest research and development activities.
He said that University students
studying technology, engineering, mechanics and accounting will benefit from
special internship slots and employment opportunities provided by EWSA.
EWSA will benefit by receiving some
of the best students as interns and potential job candidates in areas of
interest. We will also expand our knowledge and skills base by participating in
the school’s research and training activities,” Muyange said.
Professor Rwakabamba Silas, the
Rector of NURt said that through this MoU, EWSA is mandated to provide
internship for at least 18 graduates from each institution for a period not
exceeding one year,. The graduates must then be considered first for employment
in existing vacancies once they have performed satisfactorily during their
Lwakabambasaid, adding that, “partnering with
EWSA is a brilliant idea because our science students are assured of jobs.”
“We discussed with officials from the
Ministry of Education and resolved to boost our cooperation with industry
leaders in terms of linking graduates to jobs in the country,”
He add that EWSA will also provide research
topics for students in a bid to improve their syllabuses and make them more
relevant to the needs of the country.
“This shows that employers are now more
interested in the kind of programs that we teach. Through the understanding,
our lecturers will know what is required in the modern market and agencies like
EWSA will help us to improve our curriculum,” Jeanne d’Arc Mujawamariya, the
Rector of KIST said.
“We need more agency participation, either through the assurance of job
positions, constructing school labs or even offering gifts to the best
Both parties have set up a joint team to closely supervise the resolutions and
ensure smooth implementation of the agreement.
|LOAN AGREEMENT FOR ELECTRICITY - ACCESS - ROLLOUT - PROGRAMME
The loan Agreement
between the Government
of Rwanda and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Bank) became effective on June, 9, 2010 for the sustainable energy
project Electricity Access Scale-up Roll-out Program (EARP).
EWSA targets mobile payments of bills
In a drive to give a variety of services to its customers, Rwanda
Energy, Water and Sanitation Authority(EWSA) is set to introduce a
'Mobile Bill Payment'
Prepayment Contract Service and Bank Payment Contract Service
EWSA is now providing 2 new payment services for water use.
Those are "Prepayment Contract Service" and "Bank Payment Contract
In a bid to combat the spread of HIV/AIDS, staff members
of Rwanda Energy, Water and Sanitation Authority(EWSA) is engaged
in voluntary counselling and testing for
HIV/AIDS at their head office.
The availability of sufficient broadband capacity at affordable rates
has been a key challenge in Rwanda’s quest to be an ICT
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