Japan provides $98,969 grant to Kaus-e-Kazah

KARACHI: The Government of Japan extended a grant of US$ 98,969 to Kaus-e-Kazah Welfare Organization (KKO) for “The Project for Construction of Girls School at Mehar in Dadu District” under the scheme of Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP), says a Press release.
The grant contract was signed between the Consul-General of Japan, Toshikazu Isomura and Executive Coordinator of KKO, Dr. Fauzia Moghees.
The specific grant will be primarily utilized for the construction of a girls’ school, in a remote locality of Dadu, Sindh, to be able to cater to the ideal of fulfilling the basic human rights of education in the developing world. In addition to the construction of the school, the GGP grant awarded to KKO will furnish the necessary funds for procurement of necessary equipment, in the form of furniture for the school.
It is pertinent to mention that currently there is less girls’ school facility in the Mehar Taluka of Dadu district, Sindh. This project is being funded with the sole purpose of providing access to education and improving women’s literacy, thereby uplifting the women’s empowerment of that area.
The proposed building will have 6 classrooms, as well as a library, and is scheduled to host a minimum of 210 girl students.
Consul-General, Isomura hopes that the GGP grant will add a further spark to the torch of literacy in the rural areas of Dadu district, Sindh. The GGP grant acts to strengthen economic ties between Japan and Pakistan.
Dr. Moghees also stressed the need for further development in the art of learning and education in the Meher Taluka of Dadu district, with a specific focus on educating illiterate girls in rural areas.
She additionally thanked the Government of Japan and its people for its support in helping combat the low rate of female literacy in the area.

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