Japan assists Al Sayyida Zeinab School and Orphanage in Nabatiyeh
(11 February 2010)
Japan supports the Association for Charity and Culture for rehabilitating the heating system in Al Sayyida Zeinab School and Orphanage. This support is expected to contribute for the improvement of the living and educational condition of the children in Nabatiyeh. Ambassador of Japan to Lebanon Mr. Koichi Kawakami and the President of the Association for Charity and Culture, Mr. Ibrahim Shamseddine, signed the grant contract of US$82,453 to this effect at the Embassy of Japan on 11th February 2009.
This is funded by “Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Project (GGP)” of Japan. Japan’s GGP supports development projects at grass-roots level proposed by such bodies as nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and local governmental authorities in Lebanon. Japan has so far extended through GGP more than US$ 9 million since 1996.