Hlokomelo Mabogale |
The Mopani District Municipality Executive Mayor Pule Shayi on Monday handed over a fully furnished 5 room house to the Ramatladi family in Mandela Park village, Limpopo.This is after the family made a plea for a house after their mud house collapsed.
During the handover ceremony, the woman of the house, Joyce Ramatladi said “I’m so grateful for the municipality to have built this house for me and my children. They are like family to me. I’m overjoyed.” She lives with her husband, two of her children and a grandchild.
The construction started on 30 June when Shayi visited the family to do sod-turning. However, the municipality did not provide the cost of the house.
Mayor Shayi said councillors should look for partnerships with business people in order to reach out to indigent households. “It’s one of the many housing projects that as a District we have been able to help our people.”
He added that the business community out there, working with the government, should be able to proceed and help other families.