Japan assists the Lebanese Society

for the Blind and Deaf

 

Japan supports the Lebanese Society for the Blind and Deaf for rehabilitation of the Lebanese School for the Blind and Deaf in Baabda. This support is aimed at securing the healthy and safe educational environment for the students. Ambassador of Japan to Lebanon Mr. Koichi Kawakami and President of the Lebanese Society for the Blind and Deaf, Mrs. Laure Doumit, signed the grant contract of US$67,797 to this effect at the Embassy of Japan on 21 July 2011.

 

This is funded by gGrant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Project (GGP)h of Japan. Japanfs GGP supports development projects at grass-roots level proposed by such bodies as nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and local governmental authorities in Lebanon. Japan has so far extended through GGP more than US$ 10.2 million since 1996.