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 Provides Aid for the Construction of Biogas Centres, Easing the Sanitation Needs of Kibera Slum Residents

Title

Japan Provides Aid for the Construction of Biogas Centres, Easing the Sanitation Needs of Kibera Slum Residents

Date

26th March 2010

Location

Prime Minister’s Office

Project title

The Project for the Construction of Biogas centers in Kibera

Amount

US$ 96,993

Attendance

Main activity

  H.E. Mr. Shigeo IWATANI, Japanese Ambassador to the Republic of Kenya and Mr. Josephn NAMADA, Chairperson of Umande Trust, signed the Grant Contract amounted to 96,993 US Dollars for the project for the construction of biogas centers in Kebera.

Funded through Grants Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Program (GGP) scheme, the project is to construct three biogas centers and one biogas plant in four settlements in Kibera slum. When completed, those centers will provide much needed sanitation facilities to the area residents while producing biogas, climate friendly energy.

To witness the occasion was Hon. Raila Odinga, Prime Minister of Kenya among other dignitaries.

Items

The Project entailed the following activities:

The major objective of this project is to alleviate the sanitation problems and to provide CO2-free biogas energy to targeted communities in Kibera slum

 

Photographs

G/C exchange between Amb. Iwatani and the chairman of the Umande Trust, witnessed by Prime Minister R.T. Odinga.