World Vision embarks on community development
MINISTER of Tinkhundla Administration and Development Mduduzi ‘Small Joe’ Dlamini, recently welcomed assistance from World Vision as they continue with community development.
This was during the celebration of World Vision projects and launch of the commercial farmers grant at Ngwempisi Inkhundla.
“It is an honour to welcome World Vision as we are launching the commercial vegetables grant, which is meant to empower not only this community but the country as a whole.
“We are fully aware that if a community develops it means the country’s economic status changes for the better,” he said.
Through World Vision programmes, a number of people in different communities had received help.
The programme has had impact in planning and development, capacity building of community leaders in sustainable development and providing essential services such as clean water and literacy skills to people is visible and well appreciated by government.
“In the Ngwempisi area alone, over 30 projects have been funded and supported by World Vision over the years. We would like to encourage all the communities where you are currently working to make maximum use of your presence,” he said.
Dlamini urged people in the community to make sure they use this help from World Vision. “I have been informed that World Vision will conduct workshops on this grant, everyone in this community is urged to attend and make use of this opportunity,” he said.
“The ministry of tinkhundla administration and development signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with World Vision.
“In this MoU we agreed to partner and collaborate in community development and in ensuring that their development initiatives and programmes complement each other in view of the fact that they target the same local communities,” he said.
WELCOMES ASSISTANCE: Minister of Tinkhundla Administration and Development Mduduzi ‘Small Joe’ Dlamini.