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Over 3,000 families benefit from the completion of welfare projects in Uruzgan

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Over 3,000 families benefit from the completion of welfare projects in Uruzgan

17 welfare projects have been completed in a number of districts in Uruzgan province. These districts include Chora, Dehrawood, Gizab, Shaheed Asas and many areas of Terenkot, the capital of Uruzgan.

These projects, which were completed at a total cost of AFN 17,090,000 ($296,580), are a part of the National Solidarity Program (NSP) which is regulated by the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD).

According to the  NSP Provincial Manager in Uruzgan, the projects consist of hand pumps, culverts, retaining walls and a community center. Around 3,579 families will benefit from the completion of these projects.According to the NSP Provincial Manager in Uruzgan province, they include the construction of retaining walls, a community center, hand pumps, culverts and graveling rural roads. Approximately, 3,579 families have been able to gain access to basic human needs upon completion of these projects.

Since its inception, the National Solidarity Program has spent AFN 1,061,160,798 ($18,512,923) in  implementing 1,054 welfare projects in various sectors such as, water and sanitation, irrigation, transportation, power, livelihoods, education, etc.


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