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Wed, 01 Jul 2020 15:32 - Updated Wed, 01 Jul 2020 14:36

Government invests in construction of child protection centre

Ondjiva - An overall 297.9 Kwanzas have been invested this year by the Cunene Provincial Government for the construction of a child protection and development centre to accommodate children victims of physical violence, abandoned, trafficked or sexually abused, said Wednesday the director of the Cunene Planning Office, Pelagio Pukulukeni.

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Speaking to Angop today, the director said that the centre will be able to accommodate 50 children, adding that in addition to the construction of the centre, the local government has 15 projects registered in the Public Investment Programme (PIP) for 2020, valued at 1.7 billion kwanzas.

Pelagio Pukulukeni stressed that these projects include the construction of 1st and 2nd grade schools, a vocational training centre and the rehabilitation of Ondjiva General Hospital.

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