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: Grant Contract Signing Ceremony for The Project for the Expansion of St. Theresa’s Dispensary

Title

Grant Contract Signing Ceremony for The Project for the Expansion of St. Theresa’s Dispensary

Date

29 February 2012

Location

Bandara Salaama, Chonyi Division, Kilifi District, Coast Province

Project title

The Project for the Expansion of St. Theresa’s Dispensary

Amount

US$111,588 (approx. Kshs 9 Million)

Attendance

About 500 participants in total.

Main activity

A Grant Contract for the Project for the Expansion of St. Theresa’s Dispensary was signed by Mr. Yoichiro Yamada, the Deputy Chief of Mission of Japan to Kenya, and Sr. Mary Njuguna, a nursing officer in charge of the dispensary during a ceremony.  The Grant of USD 111,588 will be used to construct a maternity ward, staff house and sanitation facility and purchase of medical equipments with the aim of providing improved medical environment for expectant mothers and community as a whole.

The ceremony was held at the neighbouring church and attended by nearly 500 people in total.  Entertainment such as traditional dance performed by a youth group was shown followed by speeches from the guests.  Sr. Mary expressed her gratitude to the Government of Japan and promised smooth implementation and timely completion of the project.  Other guests also showed their appreciation to Japan as having a maternity ward and staff house had been their longstanding wish.  Mr. Yamada congratulated St. Theresa’s Dispensary on receiving Japan’s grant and wished the successful completion of the project in his speech.  

 

Photographs

Traditional Dance Performed by a Local Youth Group

Sr. Mary (Left) was giving her speech

Participants

Mr.YAMADA dressed in local attire (Right) and Sr. Mary (Left) signed a Grant Contract