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Handover Ceremonies for the Japanese Grant Assistance Projects in the Eastern Cape

Between Tuesday, 05 and Friday, 08 May 2015, six handover ceremonies were held in the Eastern Cape. These comprised of six schools. The schools had been experiencing overcrowding and lack of proper classrooms. This was hindering the quality of education and the Government of Japan decided to support six of these schools through the construction of classrooms, toilet blocks and fencing. The ceremonies were attended by Mr F. Kadowaki and Mr H. Hatta, Second Secretaries of the Embassy of Japan in South Africa and other high officials from the Eastern Cape local government.

The follwing schools were assisted:


Kwangxabane Primary School, Qumbu on Tuesday (morning) 5 May 2015.
Kwangxabane Primary School was established in 1983 and currently accommodates 212 learners from grades R to 7.
The Government of Japan provided assistance amounting to R908, 305.70 for the construction of four classrooms, a toilet block and fencing.

 


Ndlunkulu Primary School, Mqanduli on Tuesday (afternoon) 5 May 2015.
Ndlunkulu was established in 2010 and currently accommodates 220 learners from grade R to 6. The government of Japan provided assistance amounting to R1, 231,026.68 for the construction of five classrooms and toilets.

Mbokazi Junior Secondary School, Lusikisiki, on Wednesday 06 May 2014.
Mbokazi was established in 1925 and currently accommodates 995 learners from grade R to 9.The government of Japan provided assistance amounting to R502, 347.73 for the construction of 3 classrooms.

Goqwana Junior Secondary school, Lusikiki, on Thursday (morning) 07 May 2015.
Goqwana Junior Secondary School was established in 1932 and currently accommodates 803 learners from grade R to 9. The government of Japan provided assistance amounting to R1, 196, 957.43 for the construction of 5 classrooms and 10 toilets.

Vellem Junior Secondary School, Lusikisiki, on Thursday (afternoon) 07 May 2015.
Vellem Junior Secondary school was established in 1985 and currently accommodates 902 learners. The government of Japan provided assistance amounting to R1,159,512.30 for the construction 5 classrooms.

Sifonondile Senior Secondary School, Cala, on 08 May 2015.
Sifonondile was established in 1996 and currently accommodates 82 learners from grade 10 to 12. The government of Japan provided assistance amounting to R803, 002.18 for the construction of 4 classrooms.

It is hoped that these projects will continue to promote and enhance teaching quality and contribute in raising the level of academic achievement. Education and economic empowerment are some of the priority areas for the Government of Japan in its extension of Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects (GGP) to South Africa. The GGP is intended to assist NGOs and local authorities in addressing development needs in a prompt and comprehensive manner in areas such as education, health, water supply, climate change and in other local needs. The GGP scheme was first introduced in 1989, and prioritizes human security for vulnerable and marginalised people within society. Since 1990, the Embassy of Japan in South Africa has supported local authorities and NGOs in South Africa with over 587 projects. In the Japanese Fiscal Year 2014, the Embassy of Japan extended GGP assistance to 14 projects spending over thirteen million Rand (R13, 000,000.00).

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