7000 houses in Malata and Cement Subsidy nearly complete – Atupele

Almost 7000 out of the targeted 15, 440 houses under the Decent and Affordable Housing Subsidy Program (DHASP) are nearly in the completion stage across the country, , Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Atupele Muluzi has said.

One of the houses built under the program

One of the houses built under the program

Atupele Muluzi:

Atupele Muluzi: Expressed satisfaction

Speaking after monitoring the progress of the program in Mbwatalika, Traditional Authority (T/A) Malili in Lilongwe, Muluzi expressed satisfaction with the level of work taking place despite some few challenges.

“I am very impressed with the quality of work and progress so far. Soon the beneficiaries will have their own decent homes thereby transforming their lives for better,” he said.

He said the program is going towards 50 per cent of completion and will soon be moving towards the magic numbers of 15,000 houses.

Apart from benefiting from a decent house, he said, the program is also economically empowering the locals by employing artisans from the same community to do the construction work.

The minster bemoaned the delay of the program to start in some districts like Nsanje, Chikwawa, Mwanza and Phalombe due to floods which affected distribution of materials at local level.

One of the beneficiaries, Chisomo Chadza said the program has transformed his life as he is among few young men in his village to own a decent house.

“Before the program, I was living in a grass thatched house which had some problems including leaking during the rainy season,” he said.

Popularly known as Malata and Cement Subsidy, the program was designed to provide poor and vulnerable households decent and affordable housing.

The program which is in Phase one was launched by President Arthur Peter Mutharika in December, 2014.

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benjnes
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but you are a real puppet no wonder you lost. like father like son

mdk
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Ena asangalala nazo nyumba zimenezi ndipo moyo wawo usintha pamene winanwe chifukwa cha politics mtima ukukuwawa,usova kkkkkkk

mwana wa aKalitsiro kwa Mberenga ku Thyolo
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mwana wa aKalitsiro kwa Mberenga ku Thyolo

How many poor people in Malawi?

yuona
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Ndi mitengo ingati yadulidwa pootcha njerwa kuti anthu apeze ngongolezi? When are we going green? Ndimaona ngatitu apanga encourage ma cement blocks kapena hydrafoam bricks.

Mashamase
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Nyumba ya mawindo awiri, apuma bwanji wanthu

Andrew
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Galu APM how many pple r starving with ur poor governance?

munthuson
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mudzi transformation part 2

sapitwa
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If I compare the house on the photo with ones built in 2013 (and already dilapidated) in Mchinji at Kamwendo on the road going to Tembwe, then indeed this one on the photo is a quality house.

Ndata
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Koma agalu inu musatinyanse. The whole minister is satisfied with such a thing?

chinkombaleza gumanyundo gowa
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chinkombaleza gumanyundo gowa

Bravo Our President Prof. Arthar Peter Muntharika we are proud of you. Our relatives are now living in decent houses, Do the same with irrigation schemes. Give each village water pump, I mean where the are near Good water supply such as rivers and lakes. Establish Juice factory in MWANZA and NENO so that we can be getting cheaper juice. Not forgetting Thyolo and Mulanje. We will be there one day.

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