GRZ Releases K45 000 To Lufwanyama
GOVERNMENT has released K45,000 to Lufwanyama District Council for implementation of the Community Total Led Sanitation Project ( CTLSP) aimed at encouraging residents to dig pit latrines and attain Open Defecation Free ( ODF) status.
Chieftainess Shimukunami and Chief Fungulwe’s areas in Lufwanyama have so far been declared ODF because the residents have dug pit latrines.
Council director of works Estatius Miyambo said in an interview yesterday that the funds will be used to sensitise people in various chiefdoms on the importance of digging pit latrines.
“ We have made tremendous progress in convincing people to dig pit latrines here in Lufwanyama district. We have also received funding from the government, which we will use to sensitise people in various chiefdoms on the importance of digging pit latrines,” Mr Miyambo said.
He said the local authority is working with traditional leaders to sensitise people on the importance of digging pit latrines to improve sanitation in the district.