EU, AFD Support Social Development in Congolese City

    The European Union and the French Development Agency, or AFD, will co-finance a series of projects that seek to reintegrate into society the most underprivileged groups in Brazzaville, Congo.

    The EU and AFD will cover 95 percent of expenses for the projects, which include the purchase of equipment for a hairdressing and dressmaking training center, renovation of streets, and the construction of toilets in public buildings, the Pan-African News Agency reports.

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