Northern Red Sea region: Provision of social service institutions playing major role in alleviating social problems

The putting in place of various service-rendering institutions in the Northern Red Sea region over the past 19 years through Government’s substantial budged is playing major role in alleviating social problems, stated Mr. Tesfai Tekle, director general of social service in the region.
Massawa, 6 June 2010 - The putting in place of various service-rendering institutions in the Northern Red Sea region over the past 19 years through Government’s substantial budged is playing major role in alleviating social problems, stated Mr. Tesfai Tekle, director general of social service in the region.

Indicating that the inhabitants used to encounter various social problems due to the absence of service-rendering institutions, he pointed out that over 50 health stations have been put in place and are already rendering commendable service. Besides, Mr. Tesfay said that about 9 secondary schools, 38 junior, 106 elementary and 42 kindergarten schools have been constructed. 10 elementary schools have also been built in the 2009/10 academic year alone, and that another 10 elementary schools are in the process of construction.