Japan Supports Shai-Osudoku District Assembly on Local Projects


The Japanese Government has signed a grant agreement with four (4) local communities for the delivery of four (4) projects in some communities within Ghana including Shai-Osudoku District Assembly on Friday 28th February 2020.

The grant which is for the year 2020, was issued under the Government of Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) which was introduced in 1989 to support developmental needs in less developed countries to a range of different things and it delivered annually.

The project includes the construction of the 1 NO.5-Unit Classroom Block with Ancillary facilities for the Ayenya community a suburb in the District.

Speaking at the event His Excellency Mr. Tsutomo Himeno, the Japanese Ambassador to Ghana said ‘Japan agreed to support the above-mentioned projects because they were found worthwhile especially to help boost human and national security’.

He also mentioned growing economic, political and social cooperation and the relationship between the two countries as a reason for Japan’s decision to provide the grant.

The District Chief Executive, Hon. Daniel Akuffo signed the agreement on behalf of the District and expressed great gratitude to the people and the Government of Japan.

He also said, ‘This project, when completed, will increase school enrolments, improve quality teaching and learning and also afford other surrounding communities like Ayenya No.2, Apese, and Amanfro the opportunity to have access to quality education’.

He then thanked the Japanese Ambassador to Ghana, Ms. Izumiyama Junko, Mr. Ibrahim Musah and other team members from the Grassroots Human Security Project who have contributed immensely to making this project a reality’.

He continued to thank the organization for selecting the Shai-Osudoku District Assembly and for that matter Ayenya to benefit from this grant out of the numerous applications.

‘I wish to reiterate the Shai-Osudoku District’s commitment to ensuring that this project is completed to the latter and as well ensure the furniture and other learning materials are provided to aid teaching and learning’. Proper maintenance of the school building would also be ensured.

Source: Mrs. Cornelia Asante-Obeng

              District Information Officer