November 26, 2013
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.
“K” Line to Support Ocean Transportation of Mathematics Education Kits for Children
in the Republic of South Africa
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) is proud to announce that it has been awarded a Certificate of Appreciation by Embassy of the Republic of South Africa in Japan.
“K” Line has been supporting the volunteer activities of SAPESI (South African Primary Education Support Initiative) to improve the quality of primary education in the Republic of South Africa by providing ocean transportation of educational tools and books for children in the country free of charge.
On November 25, at Embassy of the Republic of South Africa in Tokyo, “Bon Voyage Ceremony” of Mathematics Education Kits for elementary schools in South Africa has been held. At the ceremony, Certificates of Appreciation have been awarded by Ms. Nosicelo Mbele, Minister Plenipotentiary, to supporters of the project to present those kits to South Africa, including “K” Line. This time, “K” Line is carrying about 130 sets of arithmetic tools, 190 English books, and 10 sets of white magnetic boards from Yokohama to Durban.
Other than mathematical education kits from Japan, “K” Line has been supporting “Mobile Library Project” promoted by SAPESI by providing free ocean transportation of English books for children in South Africa from around the world since 2011.
“K” Line continues contribution to society through its core business, ocean transportation.