Work underway at construction sites of schools and kindergartens in Kamez 

Work at the construction sites of the new schools and kindergartens continues around the clock to build back the educational facilities that sustained severe structural damages due to the devastating earthquake on November 26, 2019.

Prime Minister Edi Rama, accompanied by the Minister of State for Reconstruction Arben Ahmetaj, toured the construction sites where larger, safer and more resilient educational facilities are being built back.

The new “Kamza e Re” school is being readied to welcome back its 1000 students in September.

“The new educational facility has construction floor area of 2900 meters. The gym is additional building as the old pre-earthquake school lacked a gym. The new school building houses 26 classrooms. As many as 28 educational facilities are being built under the reconstruction program in Kamze alone,” Mayor Rakip Suli said.

Reconstruction Minister informed that work has already kicked to build the first 11 educational facilities in Kamze Municipality. “Once construction completes, new ground sports and additional premises will be made available to schoolchildren and students.

Ibrahim Rugova high school will also be ready to welcome back its 1400 students upon start of the new school year. The new school building has 28 classrooms equipped with the necessary means needed in teaching and learning process. The Municipality of Kamze is one of the areas worst hit by the earthquake, where besides the new educational facilities, single-family homes and residential complexes are being built for the quake-affected families.