Grant Asssitance for Cultural Grassroots Project (GCGP) provides non-refundable financial assistance to support the implementation of cultural and higher education projects conducted by non-profit organizations (including non-governmental organizations (NGOs), local authorities, research and higher education institutions, etc.) that are active at the grass-roots level in developing countries.
GCGP directly supports the promotion of culture and higher education at the grass-roots level in each country, while also acting as cooperation which encourages understanding of and cultural exchanges with Japan. Please click here to get further information>>>>>
【The Project for the Improvement of the Japanese Language Learning Equipment of Mekelle University】
The Japanse Unit at Mekelle University , students learning Japanse with the assistace of the Language Laboratory.
Currently about 200 students (as of April 2011) are taking the Japanese Language Course at the university
National Museum, safes, shelves and equipment donated through Cultural Grant Assistance
Japan ratified the Convention Concerning the Protection of World Cultural and Natural Heritage in 1992 and has been taking an active part in the preservation effort of its natural and cultural heritage sites. As of January 2008, Japan has 11 cultural heritage sites and 3 natural heritage sites.