Embassy of Japan in Kenya

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Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects 2013/2014: Ground Breaking Ceremony of The Project for the Expansion of Lungulueni Primary School

  • Mr. Yamana touring the current school facilities with Head Teacher and Chairman
  • Mr. Yamana touring the current school facilities with Head Teacher and Chairman
Title Ground Breaking Ceremony of The Project for the Expansion of  Lungulueni Primary School
Date 31st  January  2014
Location Ndithini Division, Masinga District,  Machakos County,  Eastern Province
Project title The Project for the Expansion of Lungulueni Primary School
Amount US$ 119,569  (Approx. Kshs 9.8 million)
Attendance
Total of about 800 participants
Main activity The Ground Breaking Ceremony of the Project for the Expansion of Lungulueni Primary School which had its Grant Contract signed in November 2013, was held in Machakos County and witnessed by among others, officials from the Embassy of Japan in Kenya.

The grant provided school facilities to improve the educational environment for the pupils and teachers.  These included construction of 7 classrooms, 6 eco-san toilets, an administration block; renovation of 2 classrooms, installation of 3 water tanks, electricity and furniture.  Current school facilities are dilapidated and too congested, forcing pupils to use facilities of the neighboring youth polytechnic.

The ceremony included planting of trees as well as performance of songs and dances by the pupils and women groups from the local community.  There were also speeches from officials who expressed their gratitude to Japan.

While giving his remarks, Mr. Yamana congratulated the school for their success in getting the grant and holding a ground breaking ceremony to start the project.  He urged the community to participate in the project that would enable the children have adequate studying environment and nurture them to become future leaders of the community. 

At the end of his remarks, Mr. Yamana mentioned the prime minister of Japan, Mr. Abe’s speech made in Africa recently that stressed on the government of Japan’s willingness to implement greater and generous assistance in African countries including youth and women empowerment for a brighter future of Africa.
 

Photographs

Mr. Yamana planting a tree

Mr. Yamana giving a speech interpreted in Kikamba by Mr. Stephen Mutiso

Hon. Benson Itwiku Mbai, MP / Machakos Masinga Constituency giving a speech

Hon. Peter Nzioki, Member of Machakos County Assembly giving a speech

Ms. Ruth Nduku Mutua, Representative of Machakos County Government, Minister for Education, Youth and Social Welfare, shaking hands with Mr. Yamana

Ms. Ruth Nduku Mutua, Representative of Machakos County Government, Minister for Education, Youth and Social Welfare, expressing gratitude to Japan for the support

Lungulueni Primary School Pupils expressing joy by dancing and performances

Lungulueni Primary School Pupils expressing joy by dancing and performances

Lungulueni Women Group singing and dancing

Lungulueni Women Group singing and dancing

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Ground Breaking by Mr. Yamana and Mr. Stephen Mutiso, Head Teacher of Lungulueni Primary School

Mr. Yamana and Mr. Stephen Mutiso, Head Teacher of Lungulueni Primary School, shaking hands for the successful project implementation