Melissa Skerrit tours Scottshead, Soufriere and Grand Bay Development sites

Melissa Skerrit took to Facebook to share glimpses of her site visit and expressed pleasure in the progress in the ongoing development work.

Melissa Skerrit tours Scottshead, Soufriere and Grand Bay Development sites
Melissa Skerrit tours Scottshead, Soufriere and Grand Bay Development sites Image Credits: Melissa Skerrit Facebook Page

Roseau, Dominica: Melissa Poponne Skerrit- Minister of Housing and Urban Development of Dominica and Parliamentary Representative for Roseau Central Constituency, toured the Scottshead, Soufriere and Grand Bay Housing Development site on Wednesday, April 19, 2023.

Melissa Skerrit took to Facebook to share glimpses of her site visit and expressed pleasure in the progress in the ongoing development work. She has analyzed the progress properly and added that growth is paramount for the nation. 

Highlighting the significant work done on Scottshead and Soufriere Housing Development, Melissa Skerrit said, “Development across the island is paramount to our growth as a nation. Here is a look at the Scottshead and Soufriere Developments that are under way.”

READ HERE: Progress in Scottshead and Soufriere Housing Programme for April 2023: 

  • Around 65 percent of progress has been made in the Housing Development Programme in Scottshead and Soufriere. 
  • Two duplexes with four (1) bedroom units. Thirteen (3) bedroom Bungalows have been in progress on the site. 

Along with that, Melissa Skerrit also toured the sites of the Grand Bay Housing Programme and lauded the progress. She also shared glimpses of the housing unit and said, “I also visited the Grand Bay Housing Development and toured the site to assess the progress being made.” 

Melissa Skerrit asserted that the government of Dominica is committed to working for the welfare of Dominica and its people. They will not leave any stone unturned in their efforts for the progress of the country. 

She said, “We are committed to working together towards a bright future for all Dominicans.” 

READ HERE: Progress in Grand Bay Housing Programme for April 2023: 

  • Around 56.25 percent of progress has been made in the Grand Bay Housing Programme. 

RECONSTRUCTION OF PETRO CASES: 

Others Facilities include: 

  • Sixteen Two (2) Bedroom Bungalows Community Centre
  • Fire Station Upgrade
  • Shops 
  • Church

The government of Dominica started the construction of the climate-resilient house after Hurricane Maria so that the homes could mitigate the impact of climate change. So far, the government has donated more than 1500 climate-resilient houses to the beneficiaries who lost their homes in Hurricane. 

It is one of the government’s steps in fulfilling its goal to become the world’s first climate-resilient nation.