Traditional leaders' involvement crucial for success and sustainability

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Namwala district commissioner Gevar Nsanzya says the success and sustainability of any community progra-mme requires the involvement of traditional and civic leaders, who are the link to the electorate in their respective wards and villages. During the official opening of a two-day workshop for Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) organised by the Namwala District Water Sanitation Hygiene Education (DWASHE) committee, funded by the local government ministry, in conjunction with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), which targeted councillors, heads of government departments and the four chiefs for Namwala namely chief Nalubamba, chief Mungaila, chief Muchila and chief Mukobela, Nsanzya appealed to health technologists and community champions to work with traditional leaders to mobilise the community for quick progress and development of CLTS programmes in the district.

Read more in The Post Online, 12th September 2013

Date: 12 September 2013
Country: 
Zambia