Japan assists the Social Welfare Center of Women Progress Association in Nabatiyeh
(23 February 2010)
Japan supports Women Progress Association for the construction of water reservoir in the Social Welfare Center in Nabatiyeh. This support is aimed at improving the sanitary condition of the children and elderly. Ambassador of Japan to Lebanon Mr. Koichi Kawakami and President of Women Progress Association, Mrs. Salwa Ali Ahmad Ibrahim, signed the grant contract of US$56,350 to this effect at the Embassy of Japan on 23 February 2010.
This is funded by “Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Project (GGP)” of Japan. Japan’s GGP supports development projects at grass-roots level proposed by such bodies as nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and local governmental authorities in Lebanon. Japan has so far extended through GGP more than US$ 9 million since 1996.