Twelve Villages of Erap Ward 7 & 8 receive training and funding support to be models of the Intervention Program.
Sunday 27th February 2022, Dinsu Village in Ward 7 of Erap LLG, Nawaeb District saw graduates of 12 villages presented funding support after completion of Healthy Village & Good Governance Concept of the Morobe Provincial Government.
The Concept promotes proper Hygiene and preventative Healthcare for rural villages and Good Governance systems that steers proper planning of all Village systems to be models of Morobe Province.
Present at the occasion was Morobe Governor Ginson Goheyuc Saonu, Morobe Province Deputy Governor Willie Simbisi, Wain/Erap LLG President Kunump Ameke, MPG Healthy Village & Good Governance Program Coordinator & Initiator Mr Justin Ruameng along with his Trainers and Ward Councilors of Wards 7 & 8 of Wain/Erap.
The funding support presented will provide the capacity to rollout the program in the
respective 12 villages in the area.
Governor Saonu said this Intervention Program is to foster Good health practices for the people and is a preventative method in reducing burden & strain to the health facilities.
He said the Good Governance training encourages Ward Committees to be strengthened as well and be more proactive in the areas that really affect the people.
Similar Roll out of this program has touched, Bulolo, Nawaeb, Huon and Markham Districts capturing the other Districts of Morobe Province.
MPG HV&GG Coordinator Mr Justin Ruameng commended the support of the Leadership of Governor Saonu so far. Mr Ruameng is focused that the Program will instill better coordinated practices of living at Village level up and contributes to better standards of living at Provincial Level.
K1000 funding (K12,000) was given to respective 12 villages to kick start the program in their villages this year.
The Program is being supported as well by Nawaeb DDA, Australia DFAT, Lutheran Church.