Since opening its doors in Namibia in 1997, the Japanese Embassy, through the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects, has provided assistance to over 60 schools. The St Barnabas Primary School in Windhoek being the latest to benefit from the project, with a grant contract of just under N$ 1 million to help build new classrooms and a library. The signing of grant contracts with three more schools, namely the Ontanda Primary School in the Omusati Region, the Savo Nuts Private School in the Ohangwena Region and the Malundu Junior Primary School in the Zambezi Region, are also underway.