Orealla residents satisfied with developments in their community
DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Toshao, David Henry of Orealla Village, in East Berbice Corentyne (Region Six) has indicated that the residents of the community are pleased with several projects that have been implemented to improve their lives.
“I have had very good support from the government, which I am very thankful for. They have done revetment and now we have the radio station. They are giving us a presidential grant from which we can do several different things for both Orealla and Siparuta. They have been doing well,” Toshao Henry told the Department of Public Information (DPI).
Similarly, Sonia Pablo, a resident of the community for more than fifty years, said that the projects executed in the community have brought great relief to the residents, as compared to Orealla of the recent past.
“Our ancestors who were living in this village before. Things were tough and rough at that time. Now we have water at the hilltop. I am living at Chalk Hill we have light coming to the village, we have light right through. We are able to get things easier, life is easy,” Pablo said.
Meanwhile, Regional Executive Officer, Kim Williams-Stephen said that the several projects, executed in the indigenous community located approximately fifty miles up the Corentyne River, are in keeping with the administration’s thrust to ensure development across the region.
“We had some rehabilitation works done at the Orealla Health Centre. At Siparuta, we would have had rehabilitation of the Siparuta Primary School. In addition to that, they were upgraded with sanitary facilities. The aim of the administration, is to provide quality service for all the residents of East Berbice Corentyne and Orealla/Siparuta is no exception,” Williams -Stephen noted.
By: Kidackie Amsterdam