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Ministry extends assistance to needy and disabled nationals in Dekemhare sub-zone

The Ministry of Labor and Human Welfare branch in Dekemhare sub-zone has extended material and financial assistance in support of needy women and students, as well as disabled nationals over the past three months, according to Ms. Kudusan Tewolde, head of the office. Dekemhare, 4 October 2010 – The Ministry of Labor and Human Welfare branch in Dekemhare sub-zone has extended material and financial assistance in support of needy women and students, as well as disabled nationals over the past three months, according to Ms. Kudusan Tewolde, head of the office.

She pointed out that 120,000 Nakfa has been extended in assistance to 6 needy women, while beast of burden were provided to 9 disabled compatriots for transport purpose, in addition to extending complete set of school materials and money for purchasing uniforms to 95 needy students.

Ms. Kudusan further indicated that the Ministry is doing its level best in tackling social problems, and that various types of assistance have been provided to students so as to avoid school dropout as a result of economic difficulty.

She noted that out of 25 orphan children being catered in a group through the Ministry, 16 have joined close relatives.

Meanwhile, the Bidho Association branch in the Southern region has rehabilitated 15 members in Dekemhare sub-zone through disbursing 20,000 Nakfa each that would be channeled to activities that suit them best.

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