News Archive 2015

Durable Housing Solutions for 8 Roma Families

The Director of Help Montenegro, Mr. Klaus Mock, the president of the Municipality of Herceg Novi, Ms. Nataša Aćimović, and the Deputy Ambassador of the Germany in Podgorica, Mr. Uwe Meerkötter signed a Memorandum of Understanding  for the construction of six prefabricated houses for eight socially vulnerable Roma families in Herceg Novi. The signing took place on Tuesday 18th August 2015.

The German Foreign Ministry, through the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe, has granted Euro 176,890 Euros for this project that will permanently solve the housing problems of 23 Roma  who are now living in shacks in Šištet settlement.

The Municipality of Herceg Novi provided the land in the settlement Drenovik and will ensure the connection to the infrastructure, i.e. access road, electricity and water.