Japan Supports Renovation of One Samsarah in old Sana’a [Archives:2001/34/Local News]

August 20 2001

The Government of Japan has decided to extend a grant aid amounting up to US$ 40.800 to Amer & Uqbi Charitable Association for the implementation of a humanitarian and environment project in Old Sana’a, under the scheme called the ” Grant Assistance for Grassroots Project”. This grant is to cover the costs for the renovation of an old Samsara in Sana’a Old City that accommodates workers involved in garbage collection in order to improve their living conditions.
The agreement was signed on August 15, 2001 at the Embassy of Japan in Sana’a by the Ambassador of Japan to Yemen Mr. Masamitsu Oki and Mr. Masoud Hasan al-Kulaib Manger of Amer & Uqbi Charitable Association ( Samsara Project).
It is worth mentioning that the above-mentioned scheme of Japan’s Grant Assistance aims at supporting small-scale community-based projects in basic human need such as primary health care, basic education and public welfare in developing countries.