Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects 2014/2015: Grant Signing Ceremony for 4 GGP Projects in Kenya
||Grant Signing Ceremony for 4 GGP Projects in Kenya
||26th January 2015
||Japan Information and Culture Centre (JICC) at the Embassy of Japan (Mara Road, Upper Hill, Nairobi)
|Project title and Amount
- The Project for the Youth Empowerment Through the Establishment of Greenhouse in Misuuni Area – USD 80,569
- The Project for the Expansion of Gesurura Primary School – USD 93,363
- The Project for the Expansion of Ramula Community Dispensary –USD 92,367
- The Project for the Construction of Girl’s Dormitory and Expansion of Oldebes Secondary School– USD 84,066
- H.E. Tatsushi Terada, Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Kenya
- Representatives of the grantee organizations
- Hon. Prof. Hellen Sambili, Area MP -Mogotio
||Four GGP Grant Contracts were signed between the Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Kenya H.E. Mr. Tatsushi Terada and representatives of the respective grantee organizations. The grant signing ceremony was held at the Embassy of Japan in Nairobi.
At the ceremony, there was a presentation of each of the funded projects by the respective grantee organizations. In the youth project at the Misuuni area, there will be construction of 4 greenhouses which will address two main challenges in the area, i.e., food security (enabling food production and its availability throughout the year) and also creating youth and women employment mainly at the farms. The second project will increase access to education in Kisii County through the expansion of Gesurura Primary School. In the health project, maternal health care access will be improved thanks to the construction of the maternity ward at Ramula Community Dispensary. Finally, at Oldebes Secondary School, the construction of a dormitory will help reduce girl school dropout rate.
The grant contract for the organization below was postponed on the 5th of February, due to signatory changes.
5. The Project for the Construction of a Dormitory at Saint Lucy High School for the Visually Impaired– USD 87,361
Ambassador Terada congratulated the organizations which had been selected from more than 450 applications received last year. He wished them success and assured them of the embassy’s support during their projects’ implementation.