"Water and Environment"

Sunday, March 3, 2019

GGP Program commenced in Darulete Village, Liquica's Municipality

Aplimentec Foundation has started the New water supply  project for Darulete Village in Liquica Post administrative, Liquica municipality. The project is funded by Embassy of Japan in Timor-Leste trough GGP Fund. The project has commencing in 1st February 2019 after signed the grant contract with the Embassy of Japan by 25 January 2019.

Aplimentec’s Director, Mr Nuno informed, "Aplimetec has established the coordination with local government and local leaders for community meeting.  The community meeting conducted in 9 February 2019 which involves all local authorities such as Administrator of Post Administrative Liquica, Chief of Village, school director, Community police officer, community members in Darulete and other local representatives". According to Mr. Nuno, the objective of the meeting is to socializing the programs as well as to encourage community's support, participation and initiative to complete the project by the end of September 2019.

Mr. Nuno said, some activities have been done. Mr. Nuno Said, “we have a public meeting with the community. The meeting is running well. Participation and support from local authorities are important. They agree to take part of GPP project and provide contribution as they can. Community agreed to follow the GGP agreement including the establishment of GMF and Community Action.”

Mr. Nuno also informed Aplimentec Foundation will work closely with Chief of Village to organize the plan Community Action Plan (CAP).  Community Action Plan activity or as known as Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) will running for 5 days from 11-15 February 2019. The activity is including the establishment of GMF (Community Management Group for Water). The CAP process will be facilitate by Aplimentec’s Facilitator team and FPA (Government Water Supply Department).