Japan assists the Social Services
Association in Tripoli
the Social Services Association (SSA) in equipping the medical dispensary in Tripoli. The center provides
physical, psychological, social and medical care for the elderly and the disabled
in Northern Lebanon.
Ambassador of Japan
Mr. Koichi Kawakami and President of SSA, Mr. Sudad
Raad, signed the grant contract of US$86,050 to this effect at the Embassy of
Japan on 24 January 2012.
This is funded by gGrant Assistance for Grassroots
Human Security Project (GGP)h of Japan. Japanfs
GGP supports development projects at grass-roots level proposed by such
bodies as nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and local governmental
authorities in Lebanon. Japan has so far extended through
GGP more than US$ 10.2 million since 1996.