Historical background of Burundi
Wedged between Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda in east-central Africa, Burundi occupies a high plateau divided by several deep valleys. It is equal in size to Maryland. The total area of Burundi is 10,745 sq mi, its population is 10,395,931 people, Burundi is divided into provinces;
Eastern Burundi: Cankuzo,Gitega,Rutana and Ruyigi province
Northern Burundi:Karuzi,kayanza,kirundo,muyinga and Ngozi Province
Southern Burundi: Buriri,Makamba and Rumonge province
Western Burundi: Bujumbura, Bujumbura rural,Cibitoke,Muramvya and Mwaro province
Burundi is one of countries in great lakes region,which history is sequence of conflicts between tribes and a coup for getting the right of ruling the country, this country recognized critical period of cival war 1993, where more than 300,000 persons were killed, after that cival war ,the all presidents who occupied the Leadership were facing many problems due that war and end even hatred which still being in mindset of Burundians, without forgetting critical period of killing between tribes in May,2016, its consequences still undermine that country, where women, youth , orphans and vulnerable people increased due to that conflicts foresaid.
This is the main reason of planting our program in Burundi, especially in two provinces for work hard of purpose of emproving the lives of the society of there
Our program do not cover all the provinces, rather, it will concern two provinces amongo the eighteen line up above, these provinces are: Muramvya and Rumonge provinces
Muramvya: Muramvya is one of eighteen provinces which is located in western Burundi, and its capital is Muramvya, the total area is 69552 km2(26854 sq mi) and with 292589 population
Rumonge: This province is located in southern Burundi, and its capital is Rumonge, it was created in march,2015 by combining communes Burambi,bunyegero and Rumonge. Its area is 1,079072km(41688 sq mi) and with 352026 population. Besides the choice for these two provinces , do not mean it’s only those provinces who have a great number of people in need but it’s due to our income or fund which can’t cover all people in need but a certain group of people in those two chosen provinces..