Japan Supports Medical Equipment for Hospital through Grass-root Security Projects
|Ambassador ITO Naoki, Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh (right) with Mr. Rajiv Prasad Shaha, Managing Director of Kumudini Welfare Trust of Bengal (BD) Ltd.
The Government of Japan extended a grant of approximately BDT 7 million to Kumudini Welfare Trust of Bengal (BD) Ltd through Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGHSP). Ambassador ITO Naoki signed ‘Grant Contracts’ for GGHSP at the Embassy of Japan with Mr. Rajiv Prasad Shaha, Managing Director of Kumudini Welfare Trust of Bengal (BD) Ltd.
Kumudini Welfare Trust of Bengal (BD) Ltd. has been awarded the grant of approximately BDT 7.19 million for “The Project for the Installation of Central Oxygen Supply System at Kumudini Hospital in Tangail District”. Kumudini has been operating to ensure the health, socio-economic and welfare of poor and vulnerable women through its hospital, educational institutions, and training facilities. With the assistance of the GGHSP funding, Kumudini will procure and install medical oxygen storage pressure vessels and gas pipeline that will ensure adequate oxygen supply and adequate medical care to critically ill patients and others at Kumudini Hospital.
Japan has supported 200 NGO projects through its Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGHSP) since 1989 with the view to enhance economic and social human security in the grass-roots levels. The total sum of these GGHSP grants extended to NGOs in Bangladesh to date amounts to approximately $16 million.