We joined the fundraising opportunity for Kurds refugees, which was held by a volunteer organization working specifically for Kurds. This time of funding provided by the Solidarity Network with Migrants Japan was for those who were excluded from receiving COVID special benefits (JPY100,000 for each) from the Japanese Government. Although we could provide only JPY […]
We freely drew under the theme of “Future.” The attendees got very into drawing to the extent that they forgot about time. The attendees consisted of ages between three-year-old and fifteen-year-old looked all getting along with each other. We were impressed to see that the older actively took care of the younger during the workshop.
While schools have been still closed and we had to refrain from going out due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we held a workshop with children under stress. We drew on cardboards and made cards. After having the workshop, we gave donated snacks to attended children.
We visited a neighborhood in Cebu Island that has been struggling with poverty. We could see a lot of smiling faces after we distributed Japanese snacks to them as a donation.
We delivered drinks that was donated by Denis Japan to children at a care facility.
We delivered Christmas presents to more than 800 children in 17 locations of children’s hospitals and orphanages again this year. We cannot forget the happy smiles of the children when they received their presents. To everyone at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation who have kindly been volunteering to wrap the presents every year, and to the […]
We held another workshop in Tateyama city, Chiba, where we had visited back in September. The school lunch center still has not been restored, and they are taking lunch to school everyday. Throughout the city, there were still many houses with blue sheets covering their roofs.
We visited Tochigi City where the typhoon had striked heavily. The Tochigi Technical High School in Tochigi City has been closed for 13 days that had rain filled the area to 1 meter and 90 centimeters. The water rose to nearly 2 meters that even pulled the child’s toy up the tree. The children showed […]
I came to Marumori Town, Miyagi Prefecture, where the typhoon had striked the area. The founder Harumi came along with the support from Dr. Watanabe from Tohoku. It was sad to see the fields that have been nurtured with great care being damaged. Their households such futons and furnitures were destroyed. Since there was no […]
At Todaiji Medical and Education Center, we held a workshop with Japanese calligrapher, Ms. Ohnai Ishii. Using “magical” sheet, water turns into just-like Indian ink look. It all dries in about ten minutes. Children and teachers enjoyed drawing and stamping their hands and feet. Such a peaceful time filled with laughing.
Calbee, inc. donated the polo shirts. At the workshop the children wore it and drew the pictures. Always Calbee potato chips make the children happy!