DRC school to be plugged in

DRC school to be plugged in

THE Swakopmund Town Council approved the supply of electricity to a privately-run school at the DRC informal settlement at its meeting last week.

A re-calculation of costs brought the amount down from N$70 000 to N$55 000. Council also recommended that other welfare institutions at the DRC that need electricity should move to the school site.Council will limit the number of institutions to five with a maximum of 30 amps available to each.The DRC School Project and Community Centre was opened by the Mayor in July.The school offers tutoring to children who do not attend school.The approximately 2 000 residents of the DRC do not have electricity at home.Council also recommended that other welfare institutions at the DRC that need electricity should move to the school site.Council will limit the number of institutions to five with a maximum of 30 amps available to each.The DRC School Project and Community Centre was opened by the Mayor in July.The school offers tutoring to children who do not attend school.The approximately 2 000 residents of the DRC do not have electricity at home.

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