Dikhil: social projects validation
The Djibouti Social Development Agency (ADDS) held last Tuesday at the Regional Council Dikhil a consultation meeting with the committees Dikhil region on the financing of micro-projects which are supported by local associations and have the support of the Bank African Development Bank (ADB).
The Director General of the Djibouti Social Development Agency Mahdi Mohamed Djama and several members of the technical staff went last Tuesday Dikhil where they had a consultation meeting with the steering committee of social micro-projects in the meeting room regional Council of the City of the unit.
At this meeting, the meeting, chaired by the Director General of the ADDS Mahdi Mohamed Djama and Regional Chair Dikhil Mr. Abdurahman Yonis, focused on several projects from the local associations. Of the 22 selected projects that were submitted 7 were validated after consultation.
Prior to the validation of these projects committees have considered in their entirety and discussed thoroughly and completely impartial as to their usefulness.
Projects were submitted to the anonymous vote of the steering committee of the twenty two selected 7 projects were selected.
Prevention … against malnutrition and poverty.
In addition to this day, a delegation led by Mouna Ahmed Farah charged nutrition program within the ADDS, went on a landscaped to assist pregnant women in the context of social safety nets Sites .
The delegation was composed of members from the respective ranks of the Ministry of Health, the Promotion of Women and Family Planning, UN agencies and non-governmental organizations.
As part of this program, facilitators, trained by the ADDS, provide nutritional and medical care.
The main beneficiaries are pregnant women and lactating women and children under two years.
Various benefits are provided on nutrition such as: promoting a diverse diet for pregnant women and children from 0 to 2 years.
The objective of this bias is improving nutritional practices of families through behavioral change.
It is also to provide nutritional and medical care to the child in order to guarantee healthy growth and thus preserve the health risks of an unhealthy diet or undernutrition.
On another note, the delegation led by the Director of the ADDS visited several sites on which size stone that women carve the stones length of the day to meet their needs and those of their families.
This project will create revenue-generating jobs. Especially since the stone is abundant in quantity and quality throughout the region, particularly near the city Dikhil. The proposed size of the stones is in itself a source of jobs and wealth.
In the evening of the same day, the Director General of the ADDS inaugurated twenty solar street lights in each of the two regions namely Dikhil city and the town of Ali-Sabieh.
This project allowed the installation of twenty solar street lights in both regions, is primarily aimed at ensuring the night, a better climate of security and create a renewed dynamism of economic and social activities in the two regions.