16th October 08:41 PM
Japan formalises assistance to Habitat for Humanity Fiji, Lavena Primary School and Suva Special School
By Nitesh Raniga
Friday 09/03/2018
From left: Lavena Primary School Headteacher Ilaisa Deke, Habitat for Humanity Fiji Director Masi Latianara, The Ambassador of Japan to Fiji Tsuguyoshi Hada and Suva Special School Headteacher Makereta Musukasau

The Government of Japan has provided assistance worth of $421,145 to Habitat For Humanity Fiji, Lavena Primary School and Suva Special School through its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects.

Habitat For Humanity Fiji was given a grant of $142,887 for the water supply to Naga Village and Tubenasolo Village projects to ensure that both villages have access to clean and safe drinking water.

Lavena Primary School was given $173,908 for the upgrading of the school including the construction of 2 classrooms fully equipped with school furniture and one teachers’ quarters.

While receiving the grant, Lavena Primary School Headteacher Ilaisa Deke acknowledged the Japanese Embassy adding that their effort in expanding their service delivery towards education development in rural school is highly commendable.

The Ambassador of Japan to Fiji Tsuguyoshi Hada gave $104,350 to the Suva Special School for the purchase of a 30‑seater school bus.

While receiving the grant, School Head Teacher Makereta Musukasau says the bus will improve students’ attendance daily and they will be able to participate in excursions.

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