Kawaue Junichi, consulate general of Japan in HCM City, signs an agreement to provide a grant to build five new classrooms at the Vừ A Dính Primary School in Đăk Nông Province’s Cư Jut District. — Photo Gia Thuận
Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — The Japanese consulate in HCM City on March 14 agreed to provide more than US$403,000 for five grassroots projects in healthcare and education in Việt Nam under the Japanese Government’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects.
The Vừ A Dính Primary School in Đắk Nông Province’s Cư Jut District and the Tri Thủy Primary School in Ninh Thuận Province’s Ninh Hải District will receive grants to build new classrooms.
The aid will also be used to build the Công Hải Commune Medical Station in Ninh Thuận Province’s Thuận Bắc District.
Chợ Lách District Medical Centre in Bến Tre Province and Mộc Hóa District Medical Centre in Long An Province will receive aid to buy new medical equipment.
Kawaue Junichi, consulate general of Japan in HCM City, said the projects would help improve infrastructure as well as living and learning conditions for local residents.
Between 1995 and 2016, the Japanese Government’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects provided non-refundable financial assistance worth more than $13.87 million to 174 projects in education, health, water and sanitation, and agricultural development in 26 southern cities and provinces. —VNS