New Builds Program
Fifth Apartment Building Dedicated in Veles
One of the flagship programs of Habitat Macedonia – its New Build project in Veles marked another achievement: the fifth multi-apartment building for low-income families was dedicated on July 11, 2017.
The new building has 12 apartments with average floor area of 61 sq.m. As with the previous 4 buildings, several hundred international volunteers took part in the construction, accompanied by the families that fulfilled the criteria and were enrolled in the program.
Local government officials, Habitat Macedonia board, as well as the team of international volunteers from Great Britain scheduled to work on the construction site at the time of the dedication attended the event. Koco Andjusev, the Vice Prime Minister of the Government of Macedonia addressed the attendees and congratulated the families, along with Slavco Cadiev, the Mayor of Veles and Zoran Kostov, National Director of Habitat Macedonia. Andrijana Bosilkova thanked Habitat Macedonia on behalf of the selected families.
Next to the newly completed apartments the excavation for sixth building’s foundations has already begun, with another 12 apartments awaiting low income families of Veles.