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Pakistan

Web Desk
March 8, 2019

Japan provides grant of $ 86,612 for construction of girls school in Karachi

Pakistan

Web Desk
Fri, Mar 08, 2019

KARACHI: The Government of Japan extended a grant of $ 86,612 to Idara Al- Khair Welfare Society for the project of construction of girl schools at Wangi Goth Village in Karachi under the scheme of Grant Assistance of Grassroots Human Security Projects.

The Project was signed between the Consul-General of Japan, Toshikazu Isomura and the President of Idara Al-Khair Welfare Society, Muhammad Mazahir.

This specific grant shall be utilized for the construction of a girls’ school in Manghopir area, which includes 8 classrooms and one teachers’ room. Also the school facility will include a water tank.

Idara-Al-Khair Welfare Society has been providing free quality education to the children suffering from poverty since 1987.

Speaking at the occasion, Isomura said that providing Basic Human Needs of Primary Education, was one of the top priority areas of the Japanese Government in the developing world, as far as GGP grant is concerned, besides the focus to educate young girls is the need of the hour, in this day and age.

Isomura stressed that such GGP grant schemes helped pave the way for development in a slum locality and women’s empowerment, besides strengthening bilateral ties between Japan and Pakistan.

Later, Mazahir also emphasized the need for developing education for children in slum locality of Karachi, thanking the Japanese government and its people for its support in the uplift of an underprivileged society and for the children belonging to the lowest income strata of the city.