Water Aid presents annual Big Dip project progress report to Dowa DC

A local Non-Government Organisation, Water Aid has presented an annual progress report of the Big Dip project- small town to the Dowa District Council.

Speaking at the progress report presentation to the District Executive committee held at the boma, Water Aid programmes Officer, Jolly Kenani, said his organisation planned to construct 1100 house hold latrines last year in Kasungu and Dowa but due to logistical problems they managed constructing 203 latrines benefiting 1, 257 people.

Kenani said 2015 such as construction of Kiosks, Sanitation centres, construction of tanks among others to support the livelihood of people living in the rural areas.

He said despite registering successes, the project met challenges such as staff turnover mainly Mponela mobilization in terms o f flow of information.

The programme officer, said in the planned activities from April 2014 – March 2015, his organisation will construct 2897 household latrines in the two districts, Kasungu and Dowa.

In his remarks, Dowa District Environmental Officer, Yusuf Laki, said the council will work hand in hand with Water Aid for the implementation of the project for the good the poor Malawian in the District.

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