An amount of $198,000 has been approved to assist residents with washroom facilities in the St. Joseph Constituency. The Hon Parliamentary Representative for the St. Joseph Constituency, Kelver Darroux made the announcement as he addressed residents at the Layou Club House last Thursday.
He says the funds will soon be provided to the Layou Improvement Committee.
“From that amount of money, 20 families will benefit here in the community,” Darroux informed.
This is part of efforts by the DLP administration to eradicate pit latrines throughout the country.
“I want for this country on December 31st, 2017 to proclaim to the world that we have no pit latrines in our country,” Hon Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit told the audience.
Meantime, students of the Dominica State College who reside in Layou will soon be provided with a transportation allowance.
The Hon Prime Minister Dr. Roosevelt Skerrit made the announcement on Thursday as he addressed residents of Layou at the Club House.
“From this month and for the duration of your studies at the Dominica state college you will receive $150.00 every month as transportation allowance,“ Hon Skerrit told the students.