Queen Mathilde ’s Working Visit to Mozambique – Day Two

  February 6, 2019 at 1:55 am by

Queen Mathilde started the second day of her working visit in Mozambique today, Tuesday February 5, by visiting the project Water Supply Gaza.
This project aims to improve access to drinking water in rural areas and it was organized with the help of the Belgian Cooperation Agency ENABEL that constructed a solar-powered drinking water supply for 6 villages in the Gaza Province of Mozambique.
After the Queen paid a visit to the Chinhacanine village where she was informed about the UN Women Group Farming program. The program, established along with the Government of Belgium, aims to empower rural women by providing training and agricultural benefits to women and to “encourages women to make decisions in all areas and to ensure better living conditions”.
Then Queen Mathilde visited a hospital in the district of Chokwe that treats patients with mental health issues and she was informed about a World Health Organization project that implements mental care into the general services of hospitals.
Back in Maputo Queen Mathilde had a meeting with victims of domestic violence and child marriages, supported by projects of the organizations UN Women and UNFPA.

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