BY LORETTA BRIGIDIA MANELE
TEMOTU province’s most important achievement of all efforts it has made through Provincial Capacity Development Fund (PCDF) is providing its people access to clean drinking water.
As expressed in a Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening report detailing the performance more or so, results of the province’s service delivery under PCDF through the Provincial Governance Strengthening Programme (PGSP) spanning a ten year period from 2008 to date, the province was able to deliver water supply to its people.
The ministry’s report shows that the province worked on a total of 33 water supply projects, the highest number of projects in contrast to other sector projects.
Temotu province’s water projects totaled to a cost of SBD $1,352,696 and created 64 jobs with 191 females and 158 males as the number of people who benefited from this sector.
With the sector having provided water supply/genset installation, 1 Nembo Water Pump Building, 30 Lata water tanks and1 Tikopia Ravenga water supply, the report furthered that that this has brought about reliable water supply resulting from the completion of the Nembo water pump infrastructure, increased access to water and improved access to good quality water supply by the Tikopia community.