SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES, March 8, 2021 – The Embassy of Japan in Port of Spain, Trinidad, is currently in the process of accepting applications for the Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) for the Japanese fiscal year 2021 (April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022) for St. Vincent and the Grenadines in the areas covering but not limited to the following:
1. Poverty Alleviation;
2. Public Welfare;
3. The Environment and Disaster Risk Management (including climate change mitigation and adaptation);
4. Primary Health Care; and
The Government of Japan offers a financial assistance scheme for development projects designed to meet the diverse needs of developing countries such as St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
The project known as Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) or KUSANONE supports projects proposed by local non-profit organizations including non- governmental organizations (NGOS), schools, hospitals, and local government authorities aimed to benefit community at the grassroots KU SANO NE level.
The St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Primary School was the last beneficiary of the GGP project in SVG in 2019. A ceiling of 10,000,000 Japanese Yen (approximately US$92,592.00) is set for one project for the fiscal year 2021.
Interested organisations/groups are required to submit applications to the Embassy of Japan in Port of Spain, Trinidad no later than April 30, 2021.
For more information, please contact the Embassy at 1 868 628 5991 ext. 219 or ext. 234 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Persons can also visit the Embassy’s website at: https://www.tt.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/EconomicCooperation.html