Ten houses in the small settlement of Naocosaqa in Nabaitavo Village, Naitasiri, finally have access to sanitized restrooms.
This, after the Minister for Health and Medical Services; Hon. Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete officially opened pit latrines for the settlement, under the ROTA MOLD Project in collaboration with the Field Ready Organisation, the Ministry of Health and Medical Services and UNICEF.
“This is a happy occasion for us all as we witness the completion and the opening of the sanitary restrooms. There was a reported case of typhoid fever in this settlement; therefore, the cleanliness of water sources and maintenance of restrooms is vital in order to fight these types of diseases.”
The humanitarian project is aimed at assisting villages to have properly installed sanitized restrooms in order to encourage healthy living in rural areas.