The gender ministry has funded projects totaling an amount of N$183 301.17 in Erongo region during the 2017/18 financial year.
According to information provided by the ministry through the office of the governor, these projects were funded through the ministry’s income generating project program.
Statistics indicate that all together a total number of eleven projects were funded ranging from shoe repair projects, construction, poultry, event management, catering, printing, welding and sewing.
Meanwhile, the governors regional development program in partnership with Namsov community trust has also funded 26 projects in the region amounting to a total of N$ 487 982. 54, the governor’s office has noted.
Information provided by the office indicates that areas of project funding include economic development, education, community development and the health sector.
Most of the projects that were funded are under the education sector.