Embassy of Japan in Kenya

日本国国旗

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Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects 2009/2010: Japan’s Traditional Well-Digging Technology to Ease Safe Water Needs in Western and Coastal Provinces

Title Japan’s Traditional Well-Digging Technology to Ease Safe Water Needs in Western and Coastal Provinces  
Date 23rd March 2010
Location Kaloleni District, Coastal Province
Project title The Project for the Providing Safe Water Through Kazusabori Technology in Western and Coastal Provinces
Amount US$ 90,424 
Attendance
Others: about 300 people including residents
Main activity Mr. Seiji OKADA, Deputy Chief of Mission of Japanese to the Republic of Kenya and Hon. Mr. Dennis AWORI, Representative from International Water Project and former Kenyan Ambassador to Japan, signed the Grant Contract amounted to 90,424 US Dollars for the project for providing safe water through the Kazusabori Technology in Western and Coastal Provinces through Grants Assistance for Grassroots for Human Security Program (GGP).

IWP plans to dig twenty wells in Kaloleni district in Coast, and Samia District in Western by applying traditional Kazusabori hand-digging technology of Japan. Through this project, beneficial communities not only receive provision of safe water, but will learn how to dig and maintain the wells hence transferring the technology that are crucial to the lives of community people.
Items The Project entailed the following activities:
 

Photographs

Mr. Seiji Okada, Deputy Chief of Mission is signing G/C while community representatives witness his action

Giriama women welcomes the guest with their traditional dance

Mrs. Hisayo Ohno, Director of IWP receives the grant cheque from Amb. Iwatani at the Embassy of Japan in Nairobi