The Consulate General of Japan in Karachi is accepting applications for Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) that provides flexible and timely support to small scale development projects, which aim to improve the social well being of the people at the grassroots level.

Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project (GGP) was known as for Grassroots Assistance Programme (GRA). This change reflects the Government of Japan’s policy to highlight the concept of human security, a concept developed through a UN special commission.

Priority Sectors

Priority is given to the following sectors:

  • Basic education (pre-school to class eight, adult literacy)
  • Primary health (population welfare, reproductive health)
  • Vocational training/Skill development
  • Special education (education/training for handicapped, orphans, etc.)
  • Agriculture (irrigation system, training, small scaled dam, etc.)
  • Public welfare/basic infrastructure (drinking water supply, sanitation, road, bridge, electricity, etc.)
  • Environment

Please note that priority will be given to WID (Women in Development) projects.

Notice: GGP programme does not provide support to religious activities, research projects, legal assistance and high tech medical projects.

Funding Information

  • GGP funds one project up to ten (10) million yen.
  • However, if the project falls within the program's high priority and the proponent has good track record (e.g. past GGP recipient with good performance), requests of more than the said amount can be approved.
  • Eligible applicants are all non-profit organizations implementing social development projects at grassroots level. It includes local/international NGOs, CBOs, Local Governments (LGs), non-profit institutions, schools, hospitals, etc.
  • Applicants must have more than two years experience.
  • GGP does not provide support to federal and provincial government bodies, universities, private institutions and industrial corporations (factories, business, farms, etc.).
How to Apply

For more information, visit Consulate-General of Japan in Karachi.