On November 20th, 2020, Ms XING Yuchun, Political Counselor at the Chinese Embassy in Rwanda, met with Ms Geraldine UMUTESI, Deputy Director General of Imbuto Foundation. Both sides signed a Memorandum of Understanding.
Ms Xing said, through cooperation with Imbuto Foundation, the Chinese Embassy provided Rwandan disadvantaged students with scholarships and made a contribution to the country's progress in educational sector. The Embassy was pleased to continue the cooperation.
The financial support from the Chinese Embassy was indispensable for the Foundation's development, Ms Umutesi stressed. Seeds of friendship between the two countries' youth were planted. The Foundation was willing to work together with the Embassy and bring more fruits to bilateral cooperation in culture and education.
Launched by Rwanda's First Lady Her Excellency Jeannette KAGAME, Imbuto Foundation is a non-governmental organization focusing on improvement of citizens' benefits in various fields including education and health.