Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (2015 Grant Contract Signing Ceremony for Two GGP Projects in Kenya)
||2015 Grant Contract Signing Ceremony for Two GGP Projects in Kenya
||30th September 2015
||Embassy of Japan (Mara Road, Upper Hill, Nairobi)
|Project title and Amount
- The Project for the Improvement of Educational Environment for Primary Schools within the Tea Farm Areas of Nandi County -USD119,811
- The Project for the Rehabilitation of Kalimani Earth Dam -USD 101,159
- H.E. Tatsushi Terada, Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Kenya
- Representatives of the grantee organizations
||Two GGP Grant Contracts, 2015 were signed between the Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Kenya H.E. Mr. Tatsushi Terada and representatives of various grantee organizations. The grant signing ceremony was held on 30th of September, 2015 at the Embassy of Japan in Nairobi. The total amount of grant was USD 220,970, approximately 22.7 Million KSH.
Embracing the occasion, the grant recipients explained the significance of the projects and expressed gratitude to the Government and people of Japan.
Details of the projects
1. (Education) US$ 119,811 – Grantee Organization: Oasis Logistics Youth Group
“The Project for the Improvement of Educational Environment for Primary Schools within the Tea Farm Areas of Nandi County”
– Construction of 10 classrooms, 12 toilets and installation of 4 water tanks and 250 desks for Kapchemosin and Kipsiorori Primary Schools.
2. (Water supply) US$ 101,159 - Grantee Organization: Initiative for Green Kenya
“The Project for the Rehabilitation of Kalimani Earth Dam” Kitui County
- Rehabilitation of the earth dam and planting 1,000 trees around the dam for the reinforcement of the embankment and prevention of the evaporation.
Ambassador Terada congratulated the two organizations which had been selected from over 400 applicants received the previous year. While affirming the friendly relationship that exists between Kenya and Japan, the Ambassador mentioned that the year 2016 would be most significant for the two countries as the “Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD)” would be held in Nairobi. He wished the recipients successful implementation of their projects to commemorate the TICAD occasion.
The projects are planned for completion before the end of September 2016.
Representatives of the grantee organizations were later hosted by the Embassy’s Deputy Chief of Mission, Mr. Mikio Mori talked about Japanese cuisine “Washoku”, which is also registered in the Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO. We had TERIYAKI CHICKEN prepared by TERIYAKI JAPAN, a company of Tori Doll Ltd. currently operating in Kenya.
Oasis Logistics Youth Group
Initiative for Green Kenya
Dialogue with organizations and introduction of Japanese cuisine