The government of Japan has promised to provide free of charge assistance in the amount of $300,000 to Ukraine for the implementation of four healthcare and education projects.
“400 applications have been submitted for Kusanone projects in 2017. Out of those 400, four were selected, which are decent and quality projects,” Japan’s Ambassador to Ukraine Shigeki Sumi said at the ceremony of document signing in Kyiv, Interfax-Ukraine reports.
Particularly, the list of the accepted projects includes the improvement of medical equipment in health care facilities in Dubno (Rivne region) and in Putylivska district hospital (Sumy region).
Also, a project aiming to enhance the sanitary environment in Kharkiv Regional Center for Palliative Medicine Hospice and a project seeking to improve the educational environment in Kulykiv secondary school (Chernihiv region) have been accepted.
The ambassador pointed out that the implementation of those projects is expected to begin within the next six months. He also expressed hope that eight more projects will be implemented in 2018.