Various development programs worth over 8 million Nakfa were implemented in Hamelmalo sub-zone this year that have brought about noticeable improvement in people’s lifestyle.
Hamelmalo, 13 December 2010 – Various development programs worth over 8 million Nakfa were implemented in Hamelmalo sub-zone this year that have brought about noticeable improvement in people’s lifestyle.
Speaking at an assessment meeting, the Administrator of the sub-zone, Ms. Haregu Woldegergis, pointed out that teachers’ residence has been constructed in Gizgiz, a new school in Beyan, while additional classrooms and football field in Libena were accomplished at an expenditure of about 2 million Nakfa. Micro-dams have also been constructed in Gizgiza and Gam at a cost of over 4.3 million Nakfa, she added.
Ms. Haregu further explained that wells along with solar energy devices have been put in place in Hitsits and Basheri, and that the local inhabitants have become beneficiaries of potable water supply. A 24-hour electricity service has also been made available in Libena, she added.
Reports indicated that tiessa land has been allotted to 282 nationals in Berekentia in accordance with the newly drafted master plan, and that study has been undertaken to expand and modernize the Hamelmalo semi-urban center. Besides, conducive ground has been created for fruits and vegetables farmers in the sub-zone to be grouped in an association and thereby boost production. Also as part of efforts to develop the Sutur dairy project, a number of dairy farmers have been organized and subsequently managed to supply over 600 liters of milk to the market daily.