12:14 am, Thursday, 25 April 2024

Japan extends Tk 33.5mn to 2 grassroots human security projects

The government of Japan has extended a grant of USD 306,692, approximately Tk 33.5 million, to two Bangladeshi NGOs, Bangladesh Shishu Hospital & Institute and JAAGO Foundation Trust.

Ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh Iwama Kiminori signed the Ôgrant contractsÕ for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects (GGHSP) at the Embassy of Japan with the respective organizations on March 24.

Bangladesh Shishu Hospital & Institute has been awarded USD 83,424 as a grant for the project – Strengthening Medical System of Haematological Diseases for Children in Dhaka district.

Bangladesh Shishu Hospital & Institute, a government-funded hospital, provides medical, surgical treatment, and diagnostic services.

With the assistance of the GGHSP funding, Bangladesh Shishu Hospital & Institute will procure and install three medical equipment (1 Refrigerated Centrifuge Machine, 1 Plasma Storage Freezer, and 1 Automated Aphaeresis Machine) to provide the treatment of haematological diseases including blood cancer and thalassemia for children.

JAAGO Foundation Trust has been awarded USD 223,268 as a grant for the project – Construction of a School Building for a Digital School in Bandarban District.

JAAGO Foundation Trust is working to provide free quality education to underprivileged children, and empowering youth leaders.

With the assistance of the GGHSP funding, JAAGO Foundation Trust will construct a 2-storied reinforced concrete building of primary and secondary school instead of the current temporary wooden school in Bandarban district to improve access to quality education for the grass-roots community, where the students will be able to complete up to secondary school certificate exam (equivalent to 12 years of education).

Japan has supported 217 NGO projects through its Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects (GGHSP) since 1989 with the view to enhancing economic and social human security in the grass-roots levels.

The total sum of these GGHSP grants extended to NGOs in Bangladesh to date amounts approximately to $17.2 million, said the Embassy.

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Japan extends Tk 33.5mn to 2 grassroots human security projects

Update Time : 06:35:31 pm, Monday, 25 March 2024

The government of Japan has extended a grant of USD 306,692, approximately Tk 33.5 million, to two Bangladeshi NGOs, Bangladesh Shishu Hospital & Institute and JAAGO Foundation Trust.

Ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh Iwama Kiminori signed the Ôgrant contractsÕ for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects (GGHSP) at the Embassy of Japan with the respective organizations on March 24.

Bangladesh Shishu Hospital & Institute has been awarded USD 83,424 as a grant for the project – Strengthening Medical System of Haematological Diseases for Children in Dhaka district.

Bangladesh Shishu Hospital & Institute, a government-funded hospital, provides medical, surgical treatment, and diagnostic services.

With the assistance of the GGHSP funding, Bangladesh Shishu Hospital & Institute will procure and install three medical equipment (1 Refrigerated Centrifuge Machine, 1 Plasma Storage Freezer, and 1 Automated Aphaeresis Machine) to provide the treatment of haematological diseases including blood cancer and thalassemia for children.

JAAGO Foundation Trust has been awarded USD 223,268 as a grant for the project – Construction of a School Building for a Digital School in Bandarban District.

JAAGO Foundation Trust is working to provide free quality education to underprivileged children, and empowering youth leaders.

With the assistance of the GGHSP funding, JAAGO Foundation Trust will construct a 2-storied reinforced concrete building of primary and secondary school instead of the current temporary wooden school in Bandarban district to improve access to quality education for the grass-roots community, where the students will be able to complete up to secondary school certificate exam (equivalent to 12 years of education).

Japan has supported 217 NGO projects through its Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects (GGHSP) since 1989 with the view to enhancing economic and social human security in the grass-roots levels.

The total sum of these GGHSP grants extended to NGOs in Bangladesh to date amounts approximately to $17.2 million, said the Embassy.