Angola: Minister Faustina Alves Delivers Goods to Khoisan Community

Caiundo — The minister of Social Action, Family and Women Promotion, Faustina Alves, this Sunday delivered various goods to the Khoisan community residing in the localities of Ntopa and Mbundo (commune of Caiundo), in southeastern Cuando Cubango Province , aimed to minimize some social needs of that people.

On the occasion, the communal administrator of Caiundo, Moura Jamba, highlighted the government's attention to social support to the locality, as well as the resettlement process.

He requested that the process be continued, to facilitate the social integration of the population, as well as the implementation of social facilities, aiming at the continuous improvement of their well-being.

He also pointed out the lack of roads, as well as the need for more social facilities, such as schools and medical centers, as the main difficulties in the region.

The construction of residences, in accordance with the way of life of the community, and their inclusion in the Kwenda project were other concerns presented by Moura Jamba to minister Faustina Alves.

At the moment, only the municipality of Cuito Cuanavale benefits from Kwenda project, revealed Moura Jamba.

The commune of Caiundo is located 143 kilometers south of the municipality of Menongue, with an area of 6.909 square kilometers and an estimated population of 14.650 inhabitants, of which 306 are Khoisan, divided into 74 families, according to the 2014 general census.

Agriculture and fishing are their main source of livelihood.

As part of her three-day visit to Cuando Cubango Province, the minister held meetings with the provincial governor of Cuando Cubango, Júlio Bessa, and with the kings of the municipalities of Menongue and Cuchi.

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