“D.S. Senanayakegama” at Wediwewa, Sooriyawewa in Hambantota district is the 127th model village vested in the public under the New Village Reawakening Programme. This village was open to public by Hon. Prime minister Ranil Wickramasinghe on 24.09.2018.
The construction activities of “D.S. Senanayakegama” village consisted of 70 new housing units were begun on 04th of February 2017. The National Housing Development Authority has given housing loans at low interest to the beneficiaries to construct houses in this village and it is also a model village constructed under the Community Participatory Housing Development Programme.
The total extent of this village is 10 acres. Every housing unit in this village has an area of 20 perches in extent. This village has been provided with clean water, electricity, formally constructed access and an internal road system. The total sum invested in this village was Rs.56.1 Million.