It was on 28.3.2022 when a great delegation headed by the school Headmaster Fr NSABIMANA visited INES RUHENGERI.

The delegation had other members including the Director of studies, the Dean of teachers, the heads departments that is sciences, languages and social , students representatives and a group of students from science club.

This visit was organized through the partnership between the two institutions and it followed the visit done by a delegation from INES to our school on 20.2.2022

When we arrived at INES, we were received with a great pleasure by the Vice Chancellor, Fr HAGENIMANA Fabien. Thereafter, there was introduction among ourselves. After introduction, we visited different departments in the Institute for three hours under the guide of the Vice Chancellor himself.

The focus of the visit was the discovery of the rich laboratories of INES-RUHENGERI. The Vice Chancellor explained to us on how INES RUHENGERI is rich with the best laboratories in Africa that are used for didactic, research and community service.

The following are the highly equipped laboratories we discovered:

• Material testing laboratory • Hydraulic laboratory • Water quality laboratory • Food processing unit • Tissue culture laboratory • Microbiology laboratory • Microbiology laboratory • Parasitology laboratory • Hematology and Immunohematology laboratory • Molecular laboratory • Clinical chemistry • Phlebotomy and anatomy biology • Histopathology laboratory • Chemi8stry laboratory • Surveying laboratory • Computer laboratories • Languages laboratory • Botanic garden The vice Chancellor explained the services offered to the community through these laboratories, some of them include:

 Potato seeds cleaning and multiplication  Soil analysis  Water analysis  Testing building materials  Food and beverages analysis  Land surveying  Crop surveying During this tour, we were received by laboratory technicians who kindly presented the respective materials and how they work.

We were also given opportunity to ask questions.

At the end of the visit, we travelled on the INES’s large botanic garden to go to discover the Musanze caves which are close to INES compound.

Then the vice Chancellor received our delegation in his office where we delivered our feedback The general impression from us was that we were astonished by the richness of INES laboratories.

A reality which should be well known countrywide.