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More than 2,992,000 US Dollars released by the FSRDC for twenty-nine school and health infrastructures in Ituri

Bunia, September 19th, 2022(CPA).- The head of DRC Social Fund (FSRDC)/Ituri, Fifi Balunda, revealed that more than 2,992,000 US Dollars have been released for construction and equipment of twenty-nine infrastructures of this entity, during the solemn ceremony of handing over these works to the communities, via the provincial authority.

Among the twenty-nine infrastructures, she specified, there are fourteen schools and seven health centres as well as water boreholes in eight districts of the city of Bunia, before thanking its partners for the success of this project, in particular the EPST, the Provincial Health Division (DPS), the municipalities and districts.

In addition to the capital of Ituri, she said, two projects in Djugu territory and four in Irumu territory are on this list. She specified that the health centres are equipped with the necessary equipment to start with the treatment of patients and consultations, in particular with operating beds; microscopes and other equipment

Fifi Balunda argued that this project, which is part of STEP (2) executed from March to July 2022, was 100% financed by the World Bank, through the FSRDC.

STEP (2) project among the support measures for free education

In addition, the provincial director of EPST/Ituri 1, Jean-Jacques Masumbuko indicated that the construction and The equipping of ten schools by the FSRDC within the framework of the STEP (2) project is one of the support measures for the Head of State’s vision of free education.

For him, it is a great relief, especially since with these well-built schools, the greatest number of children will be recovered to integrate the school circuit.

For his part, the head doctor of the health zone of Bunia, Doctor Prosper Ukurfwail, argued that it is a question of satisfying a need expressed by the population, that of providing his health entity with worthy and modern.

However Doctor Proposer Ukurfwa said that the challenge still remains to be met by his health zone which still needs five centres to completely cover the health needs in the capital of Ituri. CPA/

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