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Japanese Assistance to Tonga / New Classrooms and Upgraded Water Supply for Ha’apai

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11 March 2011  Mr. Yoshimitsu Kawata, Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of Japan in Nuku'alofa officially handed over three Projects funded by the Government of Japan to the representatives of recipient communities in Ha'apai Islands on Friday, March 11th 2011 at the Koulo Government Primary School ground.

Japan's Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project or the GGP, funded a total of US$270,463.00 to cover material and construction cost for these projects.

Details of funds are specified below;

NO

Project Title

Items

US$

TOP$

1.

The Project for Upgrading of Koulo Government Primary School

2 classrooms, toilet block, new veranda to existing building, 15 desks and stools.

US$ 93,039.00

$169,000.00

2.

The Project for Upgrading of Water Supply for Kotu Village

Solar pump unit, diesel pump unit, a pump house, 5,000 gallon tank and pipes.

US$92,545.00

$164,000.00

3.

The Project for Upgrading of Water Supply System for the Lofanga Village

Solar pump unit, diesel pump unit, a pump house, 3,000 gallon tank, tank stand pipes.

US$84,879.00

$154,387.00

Japan's GGP is designed to address basic needs at the grassroots level which include, but not limited to, water supply, health, basic education, vocational training, sanitary environment and rural infrastructure. Japan is committed to assist the improvement of living standards and welfare of the people in the Kingdom of Tonga, which is in line with its Official Development Assistance (ODA) policy.

It is hoped that this assistance will contribute to further strengthen the friendly ties between the Governments and the people of Japan and the Kingdom of Tonga.

ENDS

Issued by the: Embassy of Japan Office, Nuku'alofa, 2011.

Last Updated ( Saturday, 23 July 2011 00:47 )  

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