The Community of Koroipita outside Lautoka today had the chance to have an audience with the Attorney General and discuss issues they want government to address.

The AG had a tour of the community, their kindergarten, farms and homes before meeting the residents.

The one thousand one hundred residents of Koroipita were delighted with the assurance given for electricity to their 241 homes.

Having a tour of the Koroipita model town earlier today the attorney general was delighted with the progress here and assured the residents the electrification of their home will be sped up as government had allocated funds for electrification project.

With the assurance given today these residents say, it will be a big boost towards their small business they operate from home.

The trustees of the model town are planning on expanding by building another 145 houses and continue the community development program aimed at the less fortunate and the future settlement of climate change refugees.

The need for more houses under the Project reflects the 1700 families applying to get into Koroipita.

The trustees of the project also refers to the model town as a brilliant way of managing rural to urban drift, and in the future accommodating and assimilating climate change refugees.

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