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Mon, 05 Oct 2009 11:19 - Updated Mon, 05 Oct 2009 11:18

Angolan NGO invests over Akz 7 million in water projects


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Chitembo – The Non Governmental Organisation “WSP” is investing KZ 7.2 million in the project of opening six water boreholes with extracting facility in the communes of Mumbué, Soma-Kwanza e Kachingues in the central Bié Province.

Two of the water boreholes were handed over last Friday to the population of Chana locality.

Each structure is estimated at KZ 1.2 million kwanzas and the other boreholes with the same budget are in the conclusion phase, in the communes of Kachingues and Soma-Kwanza.

The population of Chana locality expressed their satisfaction at the handover of the water fetching facilities, because they will lessen the difficulties faced by the residents, who travel long distances to seek for this precious liquid.

The “WSP” manager Emanuel Francisco informed that the project is aimed at enabling the government to improve the supply of drinking water to the population of that locality.

According to him, other actions of this kind will also be implemented in other districts of this province.

The handover ceremony of the said water facilities was chaired by the first secretary of the ruling MPLA party in Bié Province, Joaquim Wanga.