Millennium Challenge Account -Malawi (MCA-M) yesterday symbolically handed over two of the 27 newly constructed houses to families previously living in the way leave of Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) funded transmission line at Tsabango in Lilongwe.
Making the presentation on behalf of MCA-M, United States of America (USA) MCC chief executive officer Dana Hyde said the organisation embarked on the project as a bonus and compensation to affected household.
She said: “We did not want the project to just pass in the area without the community benefitting.”
The houses are standard three-bedroomed structures with external based kitchen, bathroom and toilet.
In his remarks, Traditional Authority (T/A) Tsabango hailed MCA-M for considering the affected community in its plans to develop the country’s power sector.
One of the beneficiaries, Gogo Roza Mizati Namposita, said she was delighted to have a modern house with her 10 grandchildren.
Malawi is benefitting from an MCC energey compact to improve efficiency in supply, distribution and generation of power.