The Ambassador of Japan inaugurates the project for the provision of water purification systems in Sahel Al Zahrany



The kids enjoying the puppet show about water and hygiene.


Ambassador Otsuka, WHO representative Dr. Hasan Al Bushra, UNICEF representative Mrs. Anamaria Laurini and Mr. Bassem Abbas, head of "the educational area" in the South visiting the classrooms in the school.



Ambassador Otsuka checking the water purification system donated to the school.

The winners of the drawing competition about safe drinking water and health.






22 May 2014, South of Lebanon - The ambassador of Japan in Lebanon, H.E. Mr. Seiichi Otsuka inaugurated the project to provide water purification systems for 14 different public schools in the area of Sahel Al Zahrany at the public school of Al Sarafand.

The inauguration ceremony was preceded by a workshop for drinking water safety aiming at raising awareness about water safety and health. The workshop, organized by the Japanese Embassy and the Union of the Municipalities in Sahel Al Zahrany and in collaboration with WHO, UNICEF and the Lebanese Center for Water Conservation and Management, gathered all the students of the school to participate in different activities such as a puppet show, water filter craft works, in addition to quiz and discussions about water safety and conservation.
The ceremony ended with the distribution of awards for the drawing competition winners who participated from the 14 schools with drawings about water and health.

For more information please check the press release (English - Arabic).