Japan supports Cambodia’s capacity building in youth and community health promotion

The Japanese government has agreed to provide $1,093 million to build youth capacity and promote community health, sanitation and hygiene in two Cambodian provinces under the NGO Project Assistance Grant Japanese.

MIKAMI Masahiro, Ambassador of Japan to Cambodia and the representatives of the beneficiary organizations signed their contracts on Wednesday, respectively.

According to a press release from the Japanese Embassy in Cambodia, $445,994 of the total amount will be donated to Kokkyo naki Kodomotachi (KnK) to implement the “Youth Capacity Building in Pailin Province, Cambodia: Strengthening the Community Learning Center (CLC) (Year 3)”, and $647,824 to World Vision Japan (WVJ) to carry out the “Integrated Health, Nutrition and WASH Project in Preah Vihear Province (Year 3)” .

Although large-scale ODA projects such as Sihanoukville Port Improvement, National Highway No. 5, and COVID-19 crisis response in yen are often covered in the media, the Japanese government considers that equally important is the work with Japanese NGOs and Cambodian local governments. in terms of contributing to improving the quality of life of the populations in each project area, the statement said.

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