Japan assists the "Institut de Rééducation Audio Phonétique" (IRAP)


Japan supports 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 to Lebanon 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. 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.