TRC public gathering in Tšalamoleka community council
The Maisa- Phoka community has shown the need to define boundaries of preserved grazing land allocation in a public gathering held by TRC on the 17th August in this community council amongst a number of raised concerns that affect the whole community.
The natives of this area further highlighted that they want the community council to account for its mandate, particularly on issues such as reporting, the provision of services to the community which eventually hinder developmental activities. They further noted that, the council should account for funds and that they too as the community should be engaged in planning and get involved in decision making processes which concern them as electorates.
Furthermore, grievances were that the people ought to have equal access to natural resources which will facilitate the construction of feeder roads at Ha Moja-Pele and other locations within the area respectively.
Moreover, as measures of crime prevention the community sighted the need for activities geared specifically to their local youth as a strategy to mitigate crime in their areas and thus making the youth focus on unnecessary activities which may lead them to delinquency.
Additionally, the people emphasized the need to plant trees around the area so that they easily get wood and a site for woolshed was of the utmost significance.
In conclusion the community council will seat formally to discuss these concerns. TRC holds these public gatherings to report back to the communities what is being done to address their pertinent issues and also to here out grievances brought forward by such communities and report back after council meetings have taken place.