Japan assists Father Afif Osseiran Foundation in Fanar
(3 February 2010)
Japan supports Father Afif Osseiran Foundation for the construction of General Mechanic Workshop in Fanar. This support is aimed at improving the vocational education and training of people in a remote area. Ambassador of Japan to Lebanon Mr. Koichi Kawakami and Father Afif Osseiran Foundation, signed the grant contract of US$90,188 to this effect at the Embassy of Japan on 3 February 2011.
This is funded by “Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Project (GGP)” of Japan. Japan’s GGP supports development projects at grass-roots level proposed by such bodies as nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and local government authorities in Lebanon. Japan has so far extended through GGP more than US$ 9.6 million since 1996.