The Hon Prime Minister, Dr Roosevelt Skerrit has committed $4 for housing in the community of St. Joseph.
The nation’s leader made this announcement during a town hall meeting in St. Joseph on Thursday evening.
He says this $4M will cover the cost for the construction of fifteen new homes and repairs for a number of homes for residents.
Meantime, the Government of Dominica has embarked on a programme to eradicate pit latrines in Dominica.
This goal was set to be accomplished by the year 2020. The Hon Prime Minister told the people of St. Joseph that Government will achieve this goal by the end of this year.
He also revealed that twenty residents of the community will be added to the National Employment Programme.
Hon Skerrit says that budding entrepreneurs will also be assisted and those interested in owning a business will also be assisted financially.