Japan assists the "Institut de Rééducation Audio Phonétique" (IRAP)
the Institute "Institut de Rééducation Audio Phonétique" (IRAP) in equipping
the school with two power generators. This support is aimed at securing a safer
and healthier educational environment for students. Established in 1960, the institute
promotes education, development, rehabilitation, and
growth of hearing-impaired children in a family spirit.
Ambassador of Japan
Mr. Koichi Kawakami and Director of IRAP, Ms. Janine Safa,
signed the grant contract of US$87,407 to this effect at the Embassy of Japan on
20 December 2011.
The funding was made under the gGrant Assistance
for Grassroots Human Security Project (GGP)h of Japan. Japanfs
GGP supports development projects at grass-roots level proposed by such
bodies as nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and local governmental
authorities in Lebanon. Japan has so far extended through
GGP more than US$ 10.2 million since 1996.