Community Development, Mother and Child Health Deputy Minister, Josephine Limata says she is impressed with culture being exhibited by staff from both the Social welfare and Community Development departments, respectively.
Ms. Limata says she is moved by the commitment members of staff in the two departments were working with the communities on the Copperbelt Province.
“I am very happy with the way my officers from the two departments are of my ministry are working with the community, from the six districts I have visited so far, I haven’t heard any client complaining of anything.
“They are all happy with the way they conduct themselves, they are really caring. This is what we want to see as government, as you are all aware, the Patriotic Front (PF) government is not for the rich but poor people,” she said.
The deputy minister is in the region to monitor government projects implemented by her Ministry.
Among the projects implemented by her ministry are the social cash transfer, food Security Park and the women empowerment commonly known as the village banking respectively.
The Deputy Minister started her tour on March 22, 2015 and has since toured six districts in the province among them Ndola, Masaiti, Mufulira, Chingola, Luanshya and Mpongwe.
Ms. Limata who also took time to visit the Chibolya Home for the aged in Mufulira district was impressed with how her offers are looking after the aged.
One of the beneficiaries at (CHA), Douglass Chombela who could not hide his happiness after seeing the presence of the Deputy Minister, praised government for providing him and his colleagues with shelter.
Chibolya Home for the Aged which has the capacity of accommodating 36 clients has only 18 clients (10 females and 8 males) a situation that prompted the Luampa law maker to ask for clients at the home for the aged.