Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects: Grant Contract Signing Ceremony for GGP Projects in Kenya
||Grant Contract Signing Ceremony for GGP Projects in Kenya
||4th February 2016
||Embassy of Japan (Mara Road, Upper Hill, Nairobi)
|Project title and Amount
||1. The Project for the Construction of Malindi Community Health Care Centre -USD 90,906
2. The Project for the Construction of Practical Education Facilities in Burgei Secondary
School -USD 72,487
- H.E. Tatsushi Terada, Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Kenya
- Representatives of the grantee organizations
||The grant contract signing ceremony was held on 4th of February 2016 at the Embassy of Japan in Nairobi. GGP Grant Contracts were signed between the Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Kenya, H.E. Mr. Tatsushi Terada and representatives of two grantee organizations.
During the occasion, the grant recipients explained the significance of the projects and expressed gratitude to the Government and the people of Japan. The two projects are as follows.
||Name of Project
||The Project for the Construction of Malindi Community Health Care Centre
||Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team (AMURT)
||Malindi District, Kilifi County
||The Project for the Construction of Practical Education Facilities in Burgei Secondary
|Burgei Secondary School
||Rongai District, Nakuru County
Ambassador Terada congratulated the two organizations for having qualified to obtain the highly competitive grant, GGP. While affirming the friendly relationship that exists between Kenya and Japan, the Ambassador mentioned that this year would be most significant for the two countries as the “Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD)” would be held in Nairobi in August. He wished the recipients successful implementation of their projects to commemorate the TICAD occasion.
The projects are planned for completion by 3rd February 2017.
After the ceremony, representatives of the grantee organization also got a chance to taste Japanese cuisine prepared by TERIYAKI JAPAN, a food outlet, currently operating in Nairobi Town and Garden City Mall in Nairobi. The representatives had the opportunity to use chopsticks instead of using a fork. The participants were all satisfied with the taste of their first Japanese food.
1. Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team (AMURT)
2. Burgei Secondary School
3. Dialogue with organizations and introduction of Japanese cuisine