Japan grants over US$100,000 for sign language school

Through grant assistance from the Grassroots Human Security Project (GGP), Japan is providing a grant of US$104,236 to the New Amsterdam Special Need for Life Foundation for the construction of a sign language school to assist hearing-impaired persons in Region 6.

A release from the Embassy of Japan in Trinidad and Tobago said that the signing ceremony took place on Tuesday at the Little Rock Suites, New Amsterdam. Japanese Ambassador Yoshimasa Tezuka, the Principal of Special Need for Life Mark Adams, along with Region Six Chairman, David Armogan, were in attendance.

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