Handover of a New School Building to Martti Ahtisaari Primary School in Samora Machel Constituency, Khomas Region
On 20th September 2019, a handover ceremony of a new school block which was funded by the Government of Japan through its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) was held at Martti Ahtisaari Primary School in Khomas Region. H.E. Mr. Hideaki Harada, Ambassador of Japan, representing the Government of Japan, handed over the facility to Ms Veno Kauaria, Deputy Executive Director, Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture, who represented the Government of the Republic of Namibia.
The grant amounting to NAD 918,724.40 was utilised for building a new school block consisting of four permanent classrooms and one store room. Upon handing over the facility, 164 learners in Grades 2 and 3 started to attend morning sessions in a more conductive educational environment. Assistance from the Government of Japan has contributed to improving the educational environment for learners.