13 January 2013

Angola: State Secretary Launches Water for All Programme in Uige Province

Uige — The secretary of State for Waters, Luís Filipe da Silva, last Friday in Cangundo locality, Negage Municipality, in the northern Uige Province, launched the Water for All project.

This is a project designed for rural zones, with the duration of two years, in the ambit of the Water for All project being implemented countrywide, which will cover the provinces of Uige, Zaire, Kwanza Sul, Lunda Norte and Moxico, especially in villages and communes.

Speaking at the launching ceremony, which was attended by the vice governor for economic and productive matters, Carlos Mendes Samba, the secretary of State for Waters said that Uige Province will have 24 localities benefiting from the Water for All project, which will also gain a laundry, public toilets and fountains.

According to Luis Filipe da Silva, the initiative will be taken to community areas as well, aimed at enabling schools and medical centres to have piped water.

The objective of the project, he said, is to take drinkable water to all the families, so as to help fight diseases in the communities.

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