Community projects satisfactory
Economic Planning and National Planning Commission (NPC) Deputy Minister Lucia Iipumbu expressed satisfaction with the execution of some Namibian-German Special Initiative Programme (NGSIP) funded community projects in the Karas and Hardap Regions. The projects, funded by the German Federal Government and implemented by the NGSIP started in 2013 in Gibeon, Tses, Hoachanas and Blouwes with a combined value exceeding N$12 million. The Gibeon Multipurpose Centre, valued at N$2 million, comprises Traditional Authority offices and accommodation, self-catering units, shared ablution facilities, admin office, kitchen and multi-purpose hall and is meant to provide facilities for skills training opportunities. The Heritage site, cultural museum, sports field, fountain at Hoachanas valued at a total cost of approx. N$7 million is still under construction.
A further N$1, 858,596.00 million is used for the building and completion of the Tses Tourism information Centre and Campsite, whilst N$ 915,934 was utilized for the building of the new Traditional Authority Office at Tses. In the picture, Hon. Deputy Minister, Lucia Iipumbu meeting workers at the Gibeon Multipurpose.