Japan assists the Social Services Association in Tripoli


Japan supports 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 to Lebanon 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. 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.