JAPAN BUILDS HIGH SCHOOL IN HENZADA TOWNSHIP, AYEYARWADY REGION
July 24, 2014
The Government of Japan, under its Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP) Scheme, has extended the assistance totaling US$ 110,595 for one humanitarian assistance program entitled: “The Project for Construction of Kyet Tu Yway Village Basic Education Branch High School in Henzada Township, Ayeyarwady Region”
The hand-over and opening ceremony of this project was held in Kyet Tu Yway Village, Henzada Township, Ayeyarwady Region on 24th July 2014. Ms. Nao OI, Third Secretary of the Embassy of Japan, Henzada Township Administrator, Henzada Assistant District Officers of Education, teachers and students, committee chairman and committee members of the project and local residents attended this ceremony.
847 students at this Kyet Tu Yway Village Basic Education High School in Henzada Township, Ayeyarwady Region will directly benefit from the improved learning environment including new school buildings with necessary furniture provided by Japanese Government’s GGP scheme. It is expected that this assistance will provide a better learning environment for the students in Kyet Tu Yway Village, Henzada Township, Ayeyarwady Region.
Japan has conducted 689 various grass-roots projects in Myanmar under this GGP scheme since 1993. Among them, 312 education projects, 175 healthcare projects, 136 public welfare and environment projects, 31 infrastructure projects and 35 other projects are included. It is expected that these assistances will further strengthen existing friendly relations between Japan and Myanmar, which marks its 60 years anniversary of diplomatic relations this year.