Japan assists the Father Robertfs Institute for Young Deaf


Japan supports the Father Robertfs Institute for Young Deaf in rehabilitating the school premises in Shaileh, Keserwan. This support is aimed at securing a safer and healthier educational environment for students. Established in 1959, the institute provides specialized education for deaf children as well as support to academic and professional integration projects.


Ambassador of Japan to Lebanon Mr. Koichi Kawakami and Sister Superior, Claude Nasr, signed the grant contract of US$90,940 to this effect at the Embassy of Japan on 29 November 2011. 


This is funded by gGrant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project (GGP)h of Japan. Japanfs 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.