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    Machaya tours Woodlands Housing Project




    ELIZABETH MASHIRI
    MIDLANDS BUREAU

    GWERU
    – The Minister of State for Midlands Province, Jason Machaya has expressed satisfaction at the progress made in servicing the 6 000-stands Woodlands Housing Project being undertaken by River Valley properties in Gweru.
    The Minister made the remarks when he was taken on a tour of the project by River Valley chief executive officer, Smelly Dube and the chairman Mecidisi Dube on Tuesday this week.
    The tour saw Machaya inspecting a sewerage, water  system and road network successfully completed at a total cost of more than $400 000.
    The development of the high density stands which are just outside Mkoba in Gweru is being done in two phases with phase one having 3 000 stands and phase two another 3 000 stands. The stands have a minimum of 200 square metres.
    Dube said houses on some of the stands have already been built and the owners were ready to move in as soon as council commissions the project.
    Also joining the tour were the Provincial Administrator Cecilia Chitiyo, City council commission Chairman Tsungai Mhangami and members of the Joint Operation Committee.
    Speaking during the tour Machaya said the good results of the housing project reflected on a well-collaborated effort between River Valley and all the responsible authorities.
    "The Midlands Province has done very well in providing accommodation. l can say that so far we have provided over 80 000 stands and we are almost reaching the target of 50 000 housing units," said Machaya.
    Machaya particularly mentioned the sewerage system which he said was well done.
    Dube told The Mirror afterwards that the Woodlands project was a special one to her company and the team at River Valley took its time and effort to make sure that it came out well.
     "This project is like our baby and we have worked tirelessly to make sure that it is perfect. You have heard it from the Minister and how much he is impressed by the development. So far everything has been approved by council and in the next two weeks we will be giving title deeds to beneficiaries.
    "Our project has about 6 000 residential stands. We are just awaiting for council to bring water this side and people can start living in their houses," said Dube.
    River Valley is also doing standard housing projects in Zvishavane, Shurugwi and Kwekwe where people are benefiting from reasonably priced houses with some sold at zero deposit.
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