Five educational institutions and a district hospital will receive financial support from the government of Japan in order to improve working conditions. On Thursday, October 17, the Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Moldova, Masanobu Yoshii, together with the administrators of the six institutions, signed the grant contracts for the implementation of six new projects under the "Kusanone" Human Security Grants Program. The amount offered for all six projects is over 512 thousand dollars. The funds are non-refundable.
87.7 thousand dollars will be allocated for the modernization of medical equipment at the Telenești District Hospital. The director of the hospital, Alexei Bivol, said that a portable radiological device will be purchased for the operating rooms of the hospital.
Ion Creangă High School from Hârbovăț village, Anenii Noi, will receive 89.4 thousand dollars. The director of the institution, Elena Zmeu, said that the investments will be directed towards the modernization of the sanitary blocks, the heating network and the sewage system.
The kindergarten in the village of Tuzara, Calarași, will benefit from 67.4 thousand dollars for the thermal insulation of the block. The director of the institution, Viorica Arman-Rotaru, said that 200 children who attend the pre-school from three nearby villages will benefit from this project.
Almost 90 thousand dollars, for the improvement of the thermal network, will be funneled towards kindergarten number 5 in Comrat. The acting mayor of the municipality, Marina Cimpoieş, said that the number one priority of the municipal administration of Comrat are the children - our future, which is why projects dedicated to children will always be supported.
The kindergarten no 14 in Cahul will receive 86 thousand dollars. The deputy mayor of the municipality, Tatiana Romaniuc, said that the money will be spent for the thermal insulation of the institution in order to offer the children adequate conditions for attending the institution during cold weather.
The Orhei Professional School will receive 90 thousand dollars. The deputy director of the institution, Elena Rogoti, said that the roof and the windows of a three-storey study block will be replaced and the building will be insulated to ensure favorable conditions for the student.
The Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Moldova, Masanobu Yoshii, said that the Republic of Moldova is a beneficiary of the "Kusanone" program beginning with 2008 and that so far 64 projects have been implemented. The grant funding totals over $ 4.7 million from Japan. According to the ambassador, during the 2019 financial year, about 80 applications for project financing were submitted. The program aims to promote human security and enhance the quality of life of citizens.