MORE than 74 households benefited from a sanitation project that saw the construction of 70 flush toilets in urban areas and benefited an average of 700 households in informal settlements of Windhoek.
Governor of the Khomas Region, Laura McLeod-Katjirua, in her State of the Region Address said a total of 144 toilets were completed and 137 toilets still need to be built in Windhoek Rural Constituency.
According to MacLoed- Katjiriua, the toilets were constructed at the cost of N$2.5 million benefiting 774 households in both rural and urban localities.
The Khomas Regional Council planned to construct a total number of 281 toilets for the various communities.
A total number of 17 boreholes were planned and 15 were drilled, one borehole was rehabilitated while a total number of 26 solar pumps were planned and 22 installed.
A total number of 20 cattle troughs were planned and constructed. These has benefited in total of 30 localities in Windhoek Rural Constituency.
MacLeod-Katjiriua noted that Khomas Regional Council received N$11 million from the Office of the Prime Minister for drilling, rehabilitation of boreholes and installation of water infrastructure.