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 Grass-roots Human Security Projects 2009/2010: Japan Gives Aid for Construction and Expansion of VCT Centre in Narok Town, Responding to the High Needs for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care

Title

Japan Gives Aid for Construction and Expansion of VCT Centre in Narok Town, Responding to the High Needs for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care

Date

5th March 2010

Location

Narok, Rift Valley

Project title

The Project for the Expansion of Narok Pillar of Hope VCT center

Amount

US$ 82,926 

Attendance

Main activity

Mr. Seiji OKADA, Deputy Chief of Mission to the Republic of Kenya and Mr. David LETUATI, Chairperson of Narok Pillar of Hope, signed the Grant Contract amounted to 82,926 US Dollars for the project for the expansion of Narok Pillar of Hope.

The grant aid was provided through Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security program (GGP) to construct new Voluntary Testing and  Counseling Center and to purchase a vehicle for the mobile VCT/Clinic.

Upon completion of the project, Pillar of Hope can expand its activities to larger population in need of HIV/AIDS testing and care. The purchase of vehicle enables the organization to regularly visit wider communities far from the medical facilities in Narok North and South district as well as hotels and lodges in Masai Mara. 

Items

The Project entailed the following activities:

 

Photographs

Signing of G/C by Mr. Okada and Mr. Letuati, the chairman of Pillar of Hope

Mr. Okada hands over a dummy cheque to the committee

VCT counselor explains Mr. Okada about HIV testing procedure