Land Mines disposers will concentrate more on their task

Dec 25, 2015

On December 22nd, 2015, official handover ceremony of the Primary School with dormitory of teachers and the Farm Road for people who work for disposing Land Mines and Unexploded Bombs was held at Koas Krallor District in Battambang Province of Cambodia. Governor of Battambang Province Mr. Chan Sophal, Director General of CMAC (Cambodian Mine Action Centre) Mr. Heng Ratana, President of Nikken Corporation Mr. Amemiya, Director General of GEJ, school children who shall go to the school and other local people were gathered for attending the ceremony.

The land area of 180,000 square meter which was cleaned off the Land Mines have been developed to the housing complex and farm land for about 1,300 families of mine disposers to become independent.

The school was built with the fund of donation from Nikken Corporation through GEJ . Nikken Corporation has a long time relation to Cambodia with producing and supplying Demining Machines under their social contribution policy.
Beside, the 4 Km distance of main Farm Road which pass through the center of farm lands was also completed. It was named as “GEJ Road” and will contribute the farming activities and transport of people and crops.

The member of study tour organized by Yamanashi International Association in Japan and assisted by GEJ have attended the ceremony and promoted the friendship with local people and student too.

There are wide areas of buried with Land Mines remain in Cambodia still.
As GEJ is the counter-partner of CMAC, GEJ will continue to support CMAC, and will extend hands to people who are going to live on the cleared land of Land Mines.
Thus, the continued assistance by GEJ supporters and contributors shall be highly appreciated.

Tape cutting at the gate                  Banner decorating the gate

Primary School Building                  Plaque commemorating the activities

Purification by Monks                   Speech by Mr. Amemiya

Speech by GEJ Director General            Group photo together with Student

4Km Main Farm Road

Under construction                    Under construction (Culvert)

Under construction (Laid Laterite)