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Ethiopia: Project to Benefit Over 32,000 People

The non-governmental humanitarian organization Glimmer of Hope announced the transfer of various development projects with over 21 million Birr in Leaelay and Tahtay Maichew Districts, Central Zone of Tigray State.

According to Organization press release sent to The Ethiopian Herald yesterday, the Integrated Community Development Programme would benefit over 32, 000 people living in ten stations of the districts and be implemented in health, water supply, sanitation, hygiene, education, sanitation and livelihood.

At the handing over ceremony held recently, Glimmer of Hope Country Director Gebrehiwot Abebe said that the project would serve the community sustainably provided that due care and maintenance is given assigning human power and allocating budget.

He also said that much is expected from the community in protecting the facilities and making the maximum benefit.

The project includes eight newly constructed and furnished academic blocks with four classrooms each, pre-delivery waiting room, administrative building and four libraries, among others. The project would serve 5,759 students and over 24,000 in health service.

It would enable 1,950 people get access to clean water and also offer training to teachers of 60 WASH committee members drawn from schools and the community.

Glimmer of Hope has funded over 10,000 projects across the country for the last 15 years benefiting over five million people get access to clean water, sanitation service, primary and secondary education, micro-finance and primary health care.

Ethiopia: Project to Benefit Over 32,000 People
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