SOS Children Villages Rwanda organized dialogue sessions with Core-Care-Co-workers on their rights to help them to achieve their goals. More than 70 SOS Mothers’ from four program locations Kayonza, Nyamagabe, Gicumbi and Gasabo attended this dialogue.
The main purpose of the dialogue is to equip them with knowledge and understand better their rights, to help them to fulfill their potential and encourage them to work as a team.
SOS Mothers’ are the dedicated women who care day to day for children. All children, who are taken into an SOS Children’s Village, live together with brothers and sisters and their SOS mother.
During dialogue SOS Mothers’ expressed their gratitude to SOS CV Rwanda especially at retirement including 100% insurances coverage, paying school fees for their children until end of Secondary schools etc.
SOS Mothers’ have a common request which include allowing them to get married, to have their children in Villages, capacity building especially in Information Technology, to have separate houses during retirement etc.
The Head of Human Resource of SOS CV Rwanda Mbonyi Japhet said that core care co-workers are the pillars of SOS and that SOS Children Villages Rwanda will continue to facilitate them to accomplish their duties. “We always appreciate your work of caring Children, SOS CV Rwanda will continue to facilitate you in terms of capacity building, welfare to achieve individual and organizational goals and ensure that every child live in loving home with respect and security” He said.
The National Director; Ms. Claudine Nyinawagaga commended the good work done by SOS mothers with unreserved commitment and dedication and love. She took the opportunity to responded to the requests of SOS Mothers’ including having separate houses during retirement, Salary increment etc. build each SOS mother’s house, she said, “SOS International has more than 7000 Mothers’, let take an example each house cost 30,000 US Dollar to build 7000 houses need more than 210,000,000 US Dollar.
This is big money that contributes to the program interventions.” Nyinawagaga assured them that she will discuss further the requests made with other colleagues and the leadership and find solutions and advise to the concerns raised.