• Short Summary

    HOMELESS PEOPLE IN ZAMBIA ARE BEING GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO BUILD THEIR OWN HOMES UNDER A GOVERNMENT SCHEME.

  • Description

    HOMELESS PEOPLE IN ZAMBIA ARE BEING GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO BUILD THEIR OWN HOMES UNDER A GOVERNMENT SCHEME. MORE THAN 2000 SITES ARE BEING CHOSEN. FOR A NOMINAL FEE AND GUIDANCE FROM LOCAL AUTHORITIES, THE PEOPLE WILL BE ABLE TO BUILD INITIALLY A HOME OF ONE BEDROOM, ONE LIVING ROOM, AND A KITCHEN.

    THE MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND HOUSING HOPE THAT A TOTAL OF 6,000 HOUSES WILL BE BUILT IN THE NEXT FOUR YEARS OF THE NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN.

    PROSPECTIVE HOUSEHOLDERS ARE GIVEN A PLOT WITH ACCESS TO A DEPOT OF ROOFING AND BRICKS. A SIMPLE HOME SHOULD COST 180 STERLING IF THE WORK IS DONE BY THE FAMILY. THEY WILL BE ABLE TO OBTAIN LOANS OR THE ROOFING AND AFTER THE HOUSES ARE BUILT, HOUSEHOLDERS WILL PAY 1 15 SHILLINGS STERLING A MONTH TOWARDS A LEASE ON THE PLOTS.

    FIRST OF THE SCHEMES TO GET UNDER WAY IS AT NIKOMFWA TOWNSHIP NEAR LAUNSHYA - A START TO OVERCOME THE SQUATTER PROBLEM AND THE SLUM SHANTY TOWNS OF ZAMBIA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACMLCIKC7RDGCFAZ4RLKCSBQBA
    Media URN:
    VLVACMLCIKC7RDGCFAZ4RLKCSBQBA
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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