Fiji Time: 5:00 AM on Friday 28 November

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Japan assists projects

Rebecca Medhurst
Tuesday, March 18, 2014

THE Japanese Government has given assistance of about $903,000 to five organisations in Fiji.

The assistance is provided through Japan's Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects program.

The Commissioner Western's office will receive $153,230 for the instalment of early flood warning devices across 32 communities.

The equipment will be solar-powered and the communities will also receive training on how to use and maintain it.

The second project, the relocation of Nakoroboya Primary School, will receive $212,500 for the school's change of location to Nabutini.

The upgrading of Sigatoka Valley High School is the third project to receive assistance of $193,362.90 for the construction of an ablution block and a fully-furnished three-classroom block, with a built-in library.

A further $159,302 will be given for the provision of fire trucks to the National Fire Authority, while the final project is the upgrading of the sanitary environment in Levuka — the provision of $184,160 to the Levuka Town Council for the purchase of a garbage compactor truck and ride-on lawn mower to be used to beautify Fiji's only UNESCO World Heritage Site.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. LTA fires corrupt 4
  2. $610k overpayment
  3. 10 years for rapist step dad
  4. Supermodels on show
  5. A first for the school
  6. Balls and beard tourney
  7. Businesswomen address concerns
  8. Luveni: PAC will sit
  9. Report highlights voucher destruction practices
  10. $300k used for project

Top Stories this Week

  1. Deal on NZ jobs Monday (24 Nov)
  2. Budget Friday (21 Nov)
  3. Stop the bickering Tuesday (25 Nov)
  4. Couple return to Fiji after almost a decade Wednesday (26 Nov)
  5. No regrets Tuesday (25 Nov)
  6. Patel guilty of abuse Friday (21 Nov)
  7. Indecent jokes warning Wednesday (26 Nov)
  8. President Xi leaves impression on leaders Monday (24 Nov)
  9. Jail terms for former Post Fiji executives Monday (24 Nov)
  10. Biman: Budget boring Saturday (22 Nov)