The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has brought joy jubilation to the hearts of many rural families in the Eastern Cape (EC) and heightened expectations in the province of the Free State.
The CDC, an implementing agent on behalf of the National Department of Health, is currently implementing a total of eleven (11) clinics accumulatively valued at R457 million.
The projects, consist of eight (8) clinics valued at R257 million in the EC has seen scores of job opportunities created with over 486 people in the province being able to provide for their families (during construction).
A further three (3) clinics valued at R200 million in the Free State is currently in the planning phases with work envisioned to commence in the short to medium term.
The work undertaken by the CDC late last year saw the successful completion of three (3) clinics, mainly Maxwele, Nkanga and Nolitha, accumulatively valued at R75 million from the OR Tambo District in the Eastern Cape with a further five (5) remaining clinics envisioned to be completed later this year.
“The jobs created in the EC through these projects has seen a vast improvement of the lives of the communities in the areas where the clinics are constructed,” says Dr Ayanda Vilakazi, CDC’s Head of Marketing, Brand and Communications.
- Lusikisiki Clinic – Lusikisiki
- Nkanga Clinic – Libode
- Sakhele Clinic – Mgqumo
- Lotana Clinic – Tsolo
- Nolita Clinic -Ngqeleni
- Maxwele Clinic – Mthatha
- Gengqe Clinic – Mahlathini
- Lutubeni Clinic – Mqanduli
One of the first two clinics to be completed – Nkanga and Maxwele have been equipped with state