Govt hails PSSN beneficiaries for active role

MARA: DEPUTY Minister of State, President’s Office Public Services Management and Good Governance Mr Ridhiwani Kikwete has commended beneficiaries of the Productive Social Safety Net (PSSN) in Musoma municipality, Mara Region for effective utilisation of development opportunities in improving their economic conditions.

He made the statement when he visited a road project that has been implemented under support of the Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) through the Public Works Programme (PWP) in Bondeni Kati B Street, Kigera ward in Musoma municipality.


Mr Kikwete was pleased to learn that beneficiaries have participated actively in the construction and he encouraged them to spend their entitlements wisely and boost their living standards.

The deputy minister assured beneficiaries that the government is working on challenges that have resulted in delays in payment to some beneficiaries. Mr Ridhiwani visited some beneficiaries where he observed development, they have attained through PSSN.

Speaking to the deputy minister, the beneficiaries Mr Joseph Nyawelesa and Ms Zena Abdul residents of Kigera ward both have managed to start construction of modern houses using subsidies they are receiving from TASAF.

Mr Nyawelesa is now building a three-bedroom house that is in the final stages while Ms Zena is in the final stages of constructing her two-bedroom house.

The deputy minister pledged to support the two beneficiaries by providing them with roofing sheets so that they can complete their projects before the rainy season.

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