Various development and construction programs are under implementation in Krora sub-zone towards improving the people’s standard of living, according to Mr. Tadesse Gebregergis, Administrator of the sub-zone. Krora, 14 March 2011 – Various development and construction programs are under implementation in Krora sub-zone towards improving the people’s standard of living, according to Mr. Tadesse Gebregergis, Administrator of the sub-zone.
He stated that the tasks accomplished last year involve the renovation of road networks damaged by heavy rains, ensuring the provision of potable water supply and renovation of embankments, as well as clearing up of palm date trees.
Accordingly, a 100 km-long road that crosses Afatebih-Arag, Shakat-Wediga, Kebre’wat-Wejeba, Hishkib-Anberbeb has been repaired through popular campaign and is already rendering service. Moreover, a solar energy-generating device has been installed in Emahmime potable water supply project that expands for 7 kilometers and involves 7 water distribution stations. Wells have also been dug in Tebih, Rihib and Aflag, Mr. Tadesse added.
Also as regards the preparations being made before the onset of the rainy season, he pointed out that 1.5 km-long embankment has been put in place in the plains of Mel’it with a view to cultivating about 2,000 hectares.
Meanwhile, Mr. Tadesse said that livestock resources worth over 340,000 Nakfa have been extended in assistance to needy families, and that a veterinary clinic has been opened in Emahmime that is playing major role in ensuring animal health.
He further asserted that the task of opening schools for providing educational opportunity to nationals leading nomadic pattern of life would continue in an enhanced manner, and urged parents to follow up their children’s academic performance.