Since the inception of the Sustainable Housing and Income Generation Project in 2016 the government has provided $113,804 for the construction of eight poultry sheds with a total of 800 layers.
This was highlighted by the Minister for Local Government, Housing Parveen Bala while officiating at the opening of the Vunisinu Sustainable Housing and Income Generation Project office and warehouse in Rewa.
Bala says this project includes poultry feeds as well as financial, business and poultry farm management training.
The new warehouse will complement the eight poultry sheds funded by the Ministry of Local Government, Housing and Environment that is managed and operated by the eight mataqali's of Vunisinu and Nalase Village.
Bala says the Vunisinu Project is one of nine Sustainable Housing and Income Generation Projects that the ministry has implemented through proper and sustainable use of land resource with planned and prudent funded livelihood programmes.
He says this is in order to improve the deteriorating socio‑economic, health and physical living condition and minimize rural‑urban migration.
The project will benefit close to 350 people in the two villages of Vunisinu and Nalase.
Bala assured the villagers of government’s support and urged them to work together in expanding the project.Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang.