Grand Gedeh County Superintendent, Peter Solo
NGO To Build 13 Wells in Grand Gedeh County
By Chris Nyenapee, LINA Grand Gedeh Correspondent
ZWEDRU, April 21 (LINA) -The Rural Integrated Development Agency (RIDA), a local NGO operating in Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County, has started identifying sites to construct 13 wells in Zwedru and surrounding communities.
According to the Liberia News Agency Correspondent in Grand Gedeh County, RIDA is already working with the Zwedru City Corporation and community leaders in this process.
The project will comprise eight hand-dug wells and five bore holes to help meet the water supply needs of inhabitants of the selected communities.
Grand Gedeh Development Superintendent Abraham T. Gbeway gave the go-ahead on behalf of Superintendent Peter L Solo following a county-wide consultative meeting in Gbarzon, Konobo Statutory and Tchien Districts.
The consultative meetings were intended to get the inputs of locals in the county’s eight administrative districts.
RIDA officials said the project when started will be completed in six months.
RIDA is a non -governmental organization recently approved by UNICEF, the Governments of the United Kingdom and Liberia to carry out water and sanitation (WASH) projects around the country.
They are to build water and latrine facilities in communities to promote hygienic environments.