A Force For Good In Qalat’s Health

The slaughterhouse is the municipality’s first public-private partnership. It offers hygienic facilities and is creating jobs
The slaughterhouse is the municipality’s first public-private partnership. It offers hygienic facilities and is creating jobs
USAID's RAMP UP-SOUTH
The slaughterhouse is the municipality’s first public-private partnership. It offers hygienic facilities and is creating jobs
7 SEPTEMBER 2013 | ZABUL, AFGHANISTAN
 
Business is thriving at Qalat’s only slaughterhouse and it is seen as a remarkable example of the southern Afghan city’s first public private partnership.
 
Qalat municipality set up the slaughterhouse a year ago with support from USAID’s Regional Afghan Municipalities Program (RAMP UP) South.
 
The slaughterhouse provides hygienic facilities to local butchers and is part of efforts to stimulate the local economy in a sustainable way.
 
It is doing good business. At least 30 butchers slaughter roughly 50 animals there each day.
 
They are stamped with the municipality’s logo as proof they were butchered in a halal way and in hygienic conditions.
 
The slaughterhouse has earned nearly $4,000 from January.
 
A quarter of the earnings go to the municipality to improve local services.

Last updated: December 06, 2013

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