Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (KUSANONE Grant) provides nonrefundable assistance to local governments, NGOs, medical institutions, schools, and other non-profit associations to implement their development projects at the grassroots level. In 2003, the term “Human Security“ was added to the grant’s name, adopting the concept of not only empowering individuals and communities to be self-reliant but also protecting people from a wide range of factors that directly threaten the lives, livelihoods, and dignity of human beings.
- Basic education
- Health and medical care
- Small scale irrigations
- Rural development including roads and bridges
- Water supply and sanitation
- Vocational training
- Social welfare (ex. supporting vulnerable people, people with disabilities, and etc.
- Humanitarian mine action
- The grant amount per project in this fiscal year is limited to 10 million Japanese yen.
- An approved project must be completed within one year from the date of the grant contract.
- NGOs (Local and International)
- Local Government such as provincial departments (Ministries are not eligible)
- Other non-profit associations such as medical institutions
Applicants must have at least two (2) years of experience working in the sector of the proposed project within Cambodia. The applicants are also required to demonstrate their ability as well as their past experience to manage finance, personnel, and projects.
For more information, visit https://www.kh.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/00_000067.html