Wednesday, July 24, the reconstruction team (Dedy Ismayadi and Wandi) visited the Salua village to observe the installation process of the bowplank and went to see them officialising the reconstruction of the building by “placing the first stone of the building.” The activity was attended by the head of the Salua village, the village’s secretary, the head of hamlet I, the midwives of the village, religious leaders, along with the community leaders. The bowplank installation aims to determine the size of the building, with a target of 11.5m in width and 9m in length. After the installation of the bowplank was completed, they continued with the process of “laying the first stone of the building,” which signifies the legitimacy of the building’s construction. It began with a joint prayer led by a pastor from the Salua village. When the process began, the Salua village government gave ADRA (Dedy) the opportunity to also “place the first stone,” then, it was continued by the pastor, and then, the head of the village.
On that occasion, the head of the village expressed his deepest gratitude to ADRA who has continued to assist the village and its community, starting from their disaster response phase, and up to the present, as they are in their rehabilitation and reconstruction phase. He also apologized to ADRA, who had been willing to wait patiently for the village government to find the land needed for the relocation of the Helping Community Health Clinic’s construction.
Since Monday April 22, the damaged road that leads to the entrance to the Salua village has been undergoing some road construction and because of this, there has been temporary roadblocks. The schedule on when the road is open and when the road is closed is:
- 08.00 – 12.00 closed
- 12.00 – 14.00 open
- 14.00 – 17.00 closed
- 17.00 – 08.00 open