Japan Ambassador Saigo Masamichi (R) provides grant assistance to Nepal. (Photo/Embassy of Japan)
KATHMANDU: The Government of Japan has provided grant assistance of approximately NRs 51.7 million to Nepal.
Ambassador of Japan to Nepal Saigo Masamichi has signed a grant contract for the water and sanitation facilities construction and hygiene education intervention project for primary and secondary schools in Bardiya with Koizumi Satoshi, Executive Director, Good Neighbors Japan.
A statement issued by the Embassy of Japan said that the project aims to provide WASH facilities and hygiene education which promote proper hygiene practice to 15 primary and secondary schools in the Bardiya district.
The main activities of this project are to construct and repair of drinking water supply facilities, construct gender-friendly toilets, establish and strengthen a school WASH management committee, and provide menstrual hygiene management education, the statement said.