They have collected and delivered relief packages, consisting of rice, cooking oil, maize flour, sugar and beans.
Rwanda remains one of the poorest countries in the world due to the effects of the massacre that claimed the lives of several hundred thousand Tutsi people.
This was disclosed on their official twitter page – @ArsenalRwanda
“Arsenal fans in Rwanda today delivered emergency relief donation to 430 family members of Kigarama cell, Gasabo district. It is the 6th year in a row that RAFC is standing in solidarity with survivors of the Genocide against Tutsi during the commemoration period.”
— Rwanda Arsenal Fans (@ArsenalRwanda) April 17, 2020
It is stated that RAFC’s motto is ‘Be a Gooner, be a giver’ and Rwanda’s Arsenal fans do everything in their power to fight poverty in these difficult times. The poorest countries are the most affected by the disease due to a lack of testing and medical care.
- The Rwanda Arsenal Fan Club (RAFC) consists of approximately 1000 Gooners based in the East African country.
- They have delivered relief items to 86 households in Kigali Province.
- The donation commemorates the 1994 genocide while communities face more economic challenges due to the pandemic.
- RAFC’s motto is ‘Be a Gooner, be a giver’.