Embassy of Japan in Kenya

日本国国旗

在ケニア日本国大使館

Embassy of Japan in Kenya also has been accredited to Eritrea, Seychelles and Somalia

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Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects 2011/2012: Handing Over Ceremony for the Project for the Expansion of Chesongoch Health Centre

Title

Handing Over Ceremony for the Project for the Expansion of Chesongoch Health Centre

Date

8th May 2012

Location

Chesongoch, Marakwet, Rift Valley

Project title

the Project for the Expansion of Chesongoch Health Centre

Amount

USD 106,323 (Kshs 8.5M)

Attendance

More than 500 participants in total

Main activity

A handing over ceremony for the Project for the Expansion of Chesongoch Health Centre in Marakwet was held with more than 500 participants at the site.  This project was granted USD 106,323 to construct an operation theatre, purchase medical equipments and renovate an existing X-ray room in March 2011.

First of all Bishop Korir gave blessings to a newly constructed theatre. Then Mr. Yamada, Hon. Kilimo and the Bishop cut ribbon to open the facility officially.

After tree planting, invited guests sat down for the ceremony and gave speeches. Sr. Benedictine who are in charge of the health centre, Sr. Michael Mary the Prioress, District Commissioner, Bishop Korir and Hon. Kilimo gave speech in order and expressed their gratitude towards the Government of Japan assisting the community through the project.

Mr. Yamada congratulated Missionary Benedictine Sisters and all the community members on timely completion of the project in his speech.  He also said that the health centre is expected to become a beacon of hope for people who need medical treatment. At last, he appreciated the participants for praying for Japan at the Grant Contract Signing Ceremony in March 2011.

 

Photographs

Pupils lined up along the road for welcoming guests

Mr. Yamada and Hon. Kilimo joined traditional dance of Pokot

Bishop Korir giving blessings to the theatre before ribbon cutting

Ribbon cutting by Mr. Yamada, Hon. Kilimo and Bishop Korir (left to right)

(left to right) Bishop Korir, Sr. Michael Mary, Mr. Yamada and MP Hon. Kilimo in front of a memorial plaque at the entrance

A newly constructed theatre

A newly constructed theatre

Equipment purchased by GGP fund for a new theatre

Mr. Yamada giving his speech at the ceremony