Japanese government donates to Community High School

Mitsuhiko Okada is Japanese Ambassador to Dominica
Mitsuhiko Okada is Japanese Ambassador to Dominica

The Dominica Community High School is to receive a grant of to US$89,988 from the Government of Japan for the replacement of the school’s roof and upgrades to the its existing solar electrical system.

The signing ceremony for the “Project for Renovating the Dominica Community High School” expected to take place on Friday, September 25 and the facility’s location in Savanne Park. It is being given under the Grant Assistance for the Grass-roots Human Security Project (GGP) of the Japanese government.

Principal of the school, Celia Nicholas said on Tuesday that the funding is being made available through the Embassy of Japan in Trinidad and Tobago.

“On the 25th of September, which is Friday at 2:00 pm, we are going to have an official signing ceremony with the Embassy of Japan in Trinidad and Tobago,” she said. “What we have done as a school is we wrote a project to the grant assistance for Grassroots Human Security projects (GGP) and the project deals with the reroofing of the whole school.”

Nicholas said the school received word that the project has received the blessings of the Embassy of Japan in Trinidad.

She indicated that the Ambassador of Japan to Dominica, His Excellency Mitsuhiko Okada, and his team, will be in Dominica for the signing ceremony.

Local government officials will also be present, as well as staff, students and parents.

Meantime, a completion ceremony for the renovation of the cafeteria and the construction of a retaining wall at the Christian Union Primary School, funded by the Government of Japan to the tune of US$85,693, will take place on Thursday, September 24. The grant was made available through the GGP.

Also a handing over ceremony of a dormitory to the Association of People with Disabilities, renovated by the Japanese Government through a grant of US$36,254, will take place on Friday.

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7 Comments

  1. 4-cars
    October 1, 2015

    I just recently took a trip out of the country and met with some “prominent” peoples. A gentleman asked me what was the name of my Prime Minister. For a while I couldn’t recall his name; I just said, his name is Don. “Don what?” responded the gentleman. Don Nation, I answered. :lol: :lol: :lol:

  2. rose-claire
    September 25, 2015

    God bless C,ommunity high

  3. yes i
    September 24, 2015

    While am very happy for Community high school…can someone please please help Goodwill Secondary School…

    • Leah Remy
      September 25, 2015

      That is a Government School. The 32 million Skerritt had wasting on campaign last election all you should have asked him for some. :lol:

  4. ATKINSON
    September 24, 2015

    Thank you to the japanese government for the help

  5. Not a herd follower
    September 24, 2015

    Thank you, Japan

  6. UDOHREADYET
    September 24, 2015

    The Japanese have suffered more than most in recent decades two atomic bombs, major earth quakes, Tsunami’s, Nuclear meltdown and volcanic eruptions all of which occurred in the last 10 years (except the atomic bombs). Yet they still keep their composure and like the majority of Dominicans culturally come together in time of need. This gift is truly a blessing to DA! just don’t under any circumstances allow them fish in Dominica ocean waters… they will kill all the sharks whales and dolphins and destroy the ecosystem. Apres bondeu c’est la terre… our culture has preserved our land, seas and fresh water. There are many standing in line to exploit it.

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