Japan provides Rs 63m for strengthening quake-hit schools in Nuwakot
February 16, 2019 01:10 AM NPT
The Charge d’affaires ad Interim of Japan to Nepal Yuzo Yoshioka (right) signed a grant contract with Takafumi Miyake, Country Director of Shanti Volunteer Association (SAV), for strengthening the resilience of earthquake–affected schools in Nuwakot and Rasuwa districts at Embassy of Japan in Nepal on Friday. Photo: Dinesh Gole/Republica
KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The Interim of Ambassador of Japan to Nepal, Yuzo Yoshioka, on Friday, signed a grant contract for Rs 63 million with Takafumi Miyake, Country Director of Shanti Volunteer Association (SVA), for strengthening the resilience of earthquake affected schools in Nuwakot and Rasuwa districts.
SVA has been working with the Japanese Embassy to strengthen the resilience of earthquake affected schools in Nepal.
The support was made under the Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects Scheme for Fiscal Year 2018, and will be implemented by SVA, a Japanese NGO. SVA will work with local partner NGO, Community and Rural Development Society Nepal for implementing the project.
Issuing a statement, the Embassy of Japan has expressed the hope that the project will develop communities' capacity for disaster preparedness and create a safer environment for school children.