MoSA launches  Second phase of the UNP program in DILI

MoSA launches  Second phase of the UNP program in DILI

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DILI, 13 february 2022 (TATOLI)- Minister of State Administration (MoSA) and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) launched “Uma Naroman ba Povu “(UNP) in Camea village, Cristo Rei Administrative Post, and Dili municipality.

Minister of MoSA, Miguel Pereira de Carvalho said the launching of this program is a continuation of the Government’s first phase program for the community.

“We launched the second phase of the UNP program in Kamea Village. This is the continuing government program of the first phase of “Uma Kliik Laek’’ (UKL),’’ Minister of MoSA, Miguel Pereira de Carvalho told reporters in Kamea village, this Monday.

Carvalho also told the inaugural that, the Government will make sure all the beneficiaries will receive the same support from the Government.

” Government is working to ensure all the beneficiaries will to this program,”

Mrs. Carvalho stressed that the eighth government constitution has the policy to help vulnerable people to live in dignity by owning new houses.

MoSA has recorded that over 200.000 habitats in Dili live in deplorable conditions which are required government support to build a house for vulnerable people who are really in need.

In the same place, the General Director of National Program rural development (PNDS), Claudina Soares Pinto said PNDS has built over 4.000 houses in 420 villages for vulnerable people across the territory of Timor-Leste in 2022.

“Today we have an ongoing project for the second phase and officially carried out the breaking ground ceremony in Camea Village, in the Lenuk Hun area,”

She said some criteria should be fulfilled by the beneficiaries such as the person must be categorized as vulnerable people, lack of finances, and living in a very poor line.

Mrs. Pinto Saida PNDS focuses on the construction technique and fully supports building houses from the beginning until construction is completed.

In Kamea, seven families received the zinc which was supported by the Timor-Leste government to rehabilitate the roofing of houses that have been broken.

A beneficiary of UNDP’s second phase, Felix Mino de lux feels glad to be the beneficiary of a new house provided by the government of Timor-Leste through the Minister of State Administration.

“ I recommended to the government to construct this house to all people who deserved this support like myself,’’ He concluded it

So far MoSA has provided 25 million USD for “Uma Kbiit Laek Plus,’’ from the government state budget.



Journalist: José Belarmino De Sá

Editor: Nelia B.


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