14 January 2014

Eritrea: Social Service Facilities in Felket Area Making Significant Impact As Regards Promoting Community-Based Living Style

Afabet — The inhabitants of Felket Administrative area, Afabet sub-zone, said that social service facilities in the locality are making significant impact as regards promoting community-based style of living.

Among the inhabitants, Mr. Osman Mahmoud and Ms. Sitel Mohammed-Seid explained that the community used to lead a scattered mode of living thus causing major impediment as regards social service outreach. They further disclosed that they have become beneficiaries of educational, health and potable water supply facilities, and expressed satisfaction with the benefits that such access has brought about regarding improvement of livelihood.

Mr. Mohammed Adem Marieh, Administrator of the area, stated that the community could resort to the community-based pattern of living thanks to the promotional activities undertaken since the year 2006, while stepped-up endeavors of this type would be undertaken to instigate more communal initiatives targeting the rest of the community members. He also said that the health institution there is rendering service to the inhabitants of the vicinities of the locality.

Felket Administrative area is inhabited by some 10,000 families that lead a living style as sedentary and pastoral farmers.

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