Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects 2013/2014: Grant Signing Ceremony for 4 GGP Projects in Kenya
||Grant Signing Ceremony for 4 GGP Projects in Kenya
||19th February 2014
||Japan Information and Culture Centre (JICC) at the Embassy of Japan (Mara Road, Upper Hill, Nairobi)
|Project title and Amount
||1. The Project for the Expansion of Mbungoni Comprehensive Care Clinic / Mbungoni Catholic Dispensary – USD121,854
2. The Project for the Expansion of St. Joseph House of Hope / St. Joseph House of Hope – USD 121,900
3. The Project for the Construction of Kwa Katana Earth Dam / Women Grassroots Development Programme – USD 118,500
4. The Project for the Construction of Economic Empowerment Centre for Women in the fishing Community / Development Knowledge Link Africa (DEVLINK) – USD 121,889
- H.E. Tatsushi Terada, Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Kenya
- Representatives of the 4 Grantee organizations
Total of about 20 participants
||Grant Contracts for four GGP projects were signed today by Mr. Tatsushi Terada, the Ambassador of Japan to Kenya and the representatives of the four grantee organizations at the Embassy in Nairobi for a total amount of more than 480 000 USD, equivalent to more than 40 Million KES .
The ceremony started by a presentation of each project by the grantee organisation’s representatives. With the expansion of Mbungoni Comprehensive Care Clinic, health care access will be improved in Kilifi County. The second project will increase access to education in Kilifi County through the expansion of St Joseph House of Hope School. In Kitui, the construction of Kwa Katana Earth Dam, will improve the access to water for the inhabitants. Finally, through the construction of an Economic Empowerment Center for Women in Homa Bay, the GGP grant will help not only the women but the entire community of Mbita.
Mr. Terada then congratulated the four organizations which were selected from more than 400 applications received every year per the Embassy. He wished them success and assured them of the embassy support during the implementation.
The four projects should all be completed by March 2015.