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Over 10,000 families benefit from projects in Khost province

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Over 10,000 families benefit from projects in Khost province

About 10,245 families have benefited from 42 development projects that have been implemented in Zazi Maidan, Tanai, Bak, Sabary, Musakhil, Mandozai and Tarizi districts of Khost province.

The projects are implemented by the National Solidarity Program (NSP) of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) at a total cost of AFN 73,902,000.

According to NSP Provincial Manager in Khost province, these development projects encompass the construction of a 650-meters long protection wall, a 10,912-meter irrigation canal, a 95-meter water-intake, a 515-meter side walk, a 7,000-meter rural road, a 1,032-meter retaining wall, a couple of community centers, six water reservoirs, a micro-hydro power station, two bridges, 18 culverts, a 40-meter gabion wall, a 660-meter side ditch, and excavation of 69 wells.

Since its inception in Khost province, the NSP has been able to execute 2,307 development projects in different sectors including transport, water and sanitation, irrigation, power, livelihoods, education.

The Program is currently working on another 136 projects in various communities in Khost province.

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