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There is need for decent shelter in Zambia in order to achieve development as a country – KK

Economy There is need for decent shelter in Zambia in order to achieve...

First Republican President Kenneth Kaunda(c),his granddaughter Sonji(l) and Minister of Water and Sanitation Loyd Kaziya(r) cutting the cake during Zambia Association of Musician KK's Birthday Bash in Chongwe
FILE: First Republican President Kenneth Kaunda(c),his granddaughter
Sonji(l) and Minister of Water and Sanitation Loyd Kaziya(r) cutting
the cake during Zambia Association of Musician KK’s Birthday Bash in
Chongwe

First Republican President Dr Kenneth Kaunda says there is need for decent shelter in Zambia in order to achieve development as a country.

Dr. Kaunda says this is because poor housing exposes people to structural vices associated with poverty which is a threat to not only human security but national development, as a whole.

Dr. Kaunda, who is also Habitat for Humanity Zambia Patron, said the housing deficit in Zambia is worrying and render the country into a crisis if unattended to.

He said if unattended to, many vulnerable groups in the country will become homeless and consequently remain unhealthy.

Dr. Kaunda said this in a speech read on his behalf by His son Kaweche Kaunda during the KK Build 2018 Event in Chilanga District’s Mapepe area, yesterday.

The First Republican President noted that in the fight against poor substandard housing is everyone’s concern as it is a universal right to good shelter.

He further alluded that since 1984 to date, Habitat for Humanity has built 4,000 house for the vulnerable people in different communities in the country.

And first National Bank head of strategic, marketing and communications officer Clotilda Mulenga said that they believe that home ownership gives a family self-esteem and determination which allows the family to grow and prosper.

She added that FNB and Habitat for Humanity have been partners since 2014 adding that that its part of her Bank’s corporate social responsibility in its areas of operation.

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3 COMMENTS

  1. Barotseland agreement what happened there? YOUR SIR ARE DISINGENUOUS !! And why was Abe Galaun given and not leased land in Zambia ? Which African man would have been given the amount of land Galaun was given in Israel ?

  2. Shut up Lol …YOU CAN TAKE A MONKEY OUT OF THE BUSH BUT YOU CANT TAKE THE BUSH OUT OF THE MONKEY ! DO YOU KNOW WHAT FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IS ?

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