Electrical engineering/Communication: SOS - Children´s Village in Makalle, Ethiopia, 1994
The SOS - Children´s Village Makalle is situated 4 km out of Makalle, the capital of the oldest populated province of Ethiopia, directly by the wayside of one of the caravan tracks which lead to the salt desert. The climate is pleasant but very dry.
The SOS - Children´s Village Makalle includes 20 two-family houses, one-family houses in which 182 children are living with their SOS-Children's Village mothers, one building for the village manager, one community centre, a sewing centre, a ward, a basic school and a nursery school.
For this project ELCON planned and installed all the electrical and communications systems.
|Project||SOS - Children's Village in Makalle|
|Description||On an area of 4 ha 8 buildings for accomodation of the center and 16 buildings for management and staff were erected.|
|Project-volume||DM 12 Million|
|Construction beginning||February 1994|
|Construction time||10 month|
|Client||SOS - Children´s Village International e.V., Innsbruck, Austria|
|General Contractor||Bau-Tech GmbH, Uetze|
|ELCON Contract||Planning and installation of all electrical and communications systems as: transformer stations, low-voltage supply systems, street lighting, indoor lighting, telephone systems.|
|Period of installation||4 months|
|Special features||Very bad access roads and extensive clarifications with authorities for solution of administrative problems complicated execution of project.|