Source: Ministry of Defence Rwanda
Rwanda Defense Force (RDF) troops serving in Darfur at Zamzam, on 5 March 2012 handed over four classrooms and an office to the Turba community. The classrooms were fully furnished with the required furniture and text books. It is capable of accommodating 256 students. This project was funded by UNAMID under the program of Quick Impact Projects (QIPs) and implemented by Rwanbatt27 (13 Inf Bn).
The project was commissioned by the UNAMID Force Commander, Lt Gen Patrick NYAMVUMBA who commended the Rwanda Battalion for a job well done in constructing the largest structure so far since the mission started implementing QIPs. The Force Commander, who was the Guest of Honor at the occasion, was accompanied by Commander Sector North, and Staff officers from Force and Sector North HQ handed over the school to the community elders in presence of the Representative of Darfur Ministry of Education in El –Fasher and the people of TURBA Village.
Residents of Turba were full of praises to UNAMID and Rwanda troops in particular for this great achievement that will have a lasting impact to the present and future generations. The Representative of the Ministry of Education in El -Fasher thanked UNAMID and Rwanda troops in particular for the good gesture extended to TURBA people. He acknowledged the existing excellent relationship between the military and Turba community.