Angola: DCR Builds Over 100 Schools in Four Provinces

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Malanje, 06/20 - A total of 130 primary schools, 90 communitarians and 40 permanent, have been built and rehabilitated by the Danish Council for Refugees (DCR), in the provinces of Kuanza Norte, Malanje, Uíge and Bengo, since it was established in the country in 1996, Angop learned Tuesday.

DCR representative to Angola, George Franssen, released the information in Malanje city during the re-inauguration of the last two schools funded by his organisation.

According to him, out of this number, 33 were constructed and rehabilitated in the northern province of Malanje.

He explained that the rehabilitation and construction works counted on support of Danish Government, European Union through Echo, UNICEF, Norwegian embassy and Prodeca.

The DCR projects have benefited from the NGO Action for Development of Environment and Adra-antena Malanje.

The NGO has been operating in the country since 1996 and in Malanje since 2003.

It carries out activities in the sectors of education, water, agriculture, basic sanitation, rehabilitation of infrastructures and provides assistance to education and awareness campaigns on landmines, HIV/AIDS and other matters.