AKIPRESS.COM - On Tuesday, March 5, 2019, three kindergartens repaired with support from Japan's Grant Assistance of Grassroots Human Security Projects were officially reopened.
The ceremony took place in Kara-Kulja village, Kara-Kulja district, Osh region. "Today, within the framework of the "Grass Roots and Human Security "program in Kyrgyzstan, 146 projects have been implemented for a total of 9,966,306 (nine million nine hundred sixty-six thousand three hundred and six) US dollars," says Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan in the Kyrgyz Republic Mr.
Yoshihiro Yamamura."This project is the result of cooperation of the Embassy of Japan in the Kyrgyz Republic, the Aga Khan Foundation and local authorities.
I hope that will improve the conditions in kindergartens and will have a positive impact on the process of teaching and raising children, as well as facilitate the work of teachers," Mr. Yoshihiro Yamamura added.
These kindergartens required significant upgrades and renovations, to ensure adequate and safe places for children to learn and play. The lack of heating system in the three kindergartens even compelled its closure during wintertime.
Now, with the infrastructure renovations and expanded classroom spaces funded by the Government of Japan and implemented by the Public Foundation Kyrgyzstan Mountain Societies Development Support Programme (MSDSP KG), an Initiative of the Aga Khan Foundation these kindergartens will not only be operational during the cold winter periods, but will also be able to accept more children. Parents in the Kara-Kulja region no longer need to worry about being waitlisted in their village kindergartens as the capacity of the region's kindergartens has more than doubled from 150 to...