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Monday, August 28, 2006

Government Introduces new funding scheme to improve livelihood

People in Solomon Islands will have the chance of improving their livelihood with a new funding scheme Government had newly introduced.

Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare says the new scheme is called Poverty Alleviation Fund.

The Prime Minister says this additional funding of 400 thousand dollars would be made available to each of the 50 constituencies in the country .

He says this is in addition to the two existing schemes, the Constituency Development Fund of 400 thousand dollars and the Micro projects fund of 200 thousand dollars..

The Prime Minister says people of each constituency should benefit from part of the one million dollars through their respective members of parliament.

Source: SIBC

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