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Hundreds of families gain access to safe drinking water in Panjshir

By: The Kabul Times

KABUL: Around 425 families in Kar Abdara village, Unaba district of Panjshir province have gained access to clean drinking water for the first time upon completion of a water supply network, worth nearly AFN 1.5 million funded by the Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/CCNPP) including 10% community contribution (financial, labor or in-kind), a statement said.

Consisted of a concrete water storage reservoir 25 cubic meters in size, a deep well and 17 water points in various parts – the water supply network has been designed to distribute safe water to consumers over an area of 3,000 meters across the community, the CCNPP statement added.

Taking the employment generation and economic recovery into consideration, a total of 1,210 labor days have been created for both skilled and unskilled local laborers during the project implementation, according to the statement.

It shouldn’t be remained unsaid that hundreds of Citizens’ Charter-funded development projects are currently underway, while some of them have already been completed in various communities of Panjshir province, the statement said.

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