• Short Summary

    THE GOVERNMENT OF CONGO-KINSHASA HAS PRESENTED THE PEOPLE OF KAMPUNGU WITH THE IMPLEMENTS TO BUILD A NEW VILLAGE.

  • Description

    THE GOVERNMENT OF CONGO-KINSHASA HAS PRESENTED THE PEOPLE OF KAMPUNGU WITH THE IMPLEMENTS TO BUILD A NEW VILLAGE. UNTIL NOW THE VILLAGERS HAVE LIVED IN SMALL CRUDE HUTS. BUT UNDER THE GOVERNMENT'S SCHEME THEY'LL SOON BE LIVING IN STONE DWELLINGS FOR THE FIRST TIME. THE HEAD OF THE VILLAGE TURNED OVER THE FIRST SOD OF SOIL RECENTLY TO OFFICIALLY START THE PROJECT.

    SYNOPSIS: THE SMALL VILLAGE OF KAMPUNGU IN CONGO KINSHASA WAS IN A FESTIVE MOOD RECENTLY FOLLOWING THE ARRIVAL OF THE LOCAL ADMINISTRATOR. HE HAD COME TO IMPLEMENT A RECENT GOVERNMENT DECISION TO HELP THE PEOPLE IN OUTLYING AREAS TO RAISE THE STANDARD OF THEIR LIVING QUARTERS. UNDER THE SCHEME THE VILLAGERS WERE GIVEN SPADES AND HATCHETS TO BUILD THEMSELVES NEW HOMES. IN THE PAST THE VILLAGE OF KAMPUNGU WAS A COLLECTION OF SMALL THATCHED HUTS. BUT NOW THE PEOPLE HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO BUILD THEMSELVES STONE HOUSES FOR THE FIRST TIME. THE VILLAGE HEAD TURNED THE FIRST SOD OF DIRT TO OFFICIALLY START THE PROJECT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA341XDGBW13FMPARRQZI453DY9
    Media URN:
    VLVA341XDGBW13FMPARRQZI453DY9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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