We created colorful paper fans (so-called “Uchiwa”) last weekend. We colored them with markers on the first day, and also decorated with manicure on the second day. Especially girls enjoyed a lot to paint with manicures. The beautifully colored, one-of-a-kind fans will be used in a multiple occasions during this summer!
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.
We painted on a large cloth with under the theme of “Post-COVID Happy Earth.” The artwork with full of unique and vivid characters brightened our day! We just wish that we will have those sceneries that were beautifully drew in the artwork very soon.
We have been refraining from holing a workshop with many attendees, but that makes it feel fresh to be able to communicate with each child by taking more time than before.
We created lovely thank you cards for Mother’s Day by using origami paper-works and glitters. We can easily imagine happy smiles on mothers’ faces! Although we have been under COVID-19 restrictions for already a long time, we would be glad if children enjoyed our activities.
Thankfully, Saya donated a beautiful painting to our organization.
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 held workshops for five days in a row for those children whose schools were closed for a certain period. Every child showed unique drawings made in their ways. We hope that they can come back to school and be able to play outside again soon.
We used collected cosmetics that have been donated to our organization as painting materials. Attended children were excited to draw with cosmetics that they usually don’t have a chance to touch.
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 held a workshop at a home where a brother and sister reside. While there were relatively limited opportunities to play outside due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we enjoyed engaging in hand-painting activities. Currently, we are restricted to hold a workshop with less than three workshop members. Through our workshop, we hope to contribute to […]
We held a Valentine workshop in Tohoku, at the Iwanuma North Children’s Center and East Children’s Center.The children expressed love in both painting and words; many wonderful artworks were created. We also made cards to send to the loved ones. I found myself tearing reading kind messages such as: “Mom, thank you for raising me” […]
The Valentines workshop for the KIDS EARTH FUND LA branch was held with the children in a poor, unsafe neighborhood. We made art with the heart-shaped crayons we baked in the oven. We gifted teddy bears with a heart on their paws to all the children.
From February 3rd to 8th, we traveled to Australia to provide support for the wildfire situation. We held a 3-day workshop at a kindergarten school, where our Founder, Harumi Torii, used to manage. The children used paint and painted colorful pictures. They were so into the activity that having paint on their hands and feet […]
Happy New Year, everyone! Our first workshop this year was held at Iwanuma Elementary School in Tohoku. We drew cherry blossoms and schools on the theme of Spring season we are all eagerly waiting for. The weather has been cold, and we cannot wait for the warm season to arrive.
The LA branch of the KIDS EARTH FUND has delivered Christmas presents to the children’s hospital and orphanage in Mexico, and held a workshop. Feeling happy receiving presents is universal. To our kind sponsor, Build Bears, we thank you.
We made Christmas trees for the children spending Christmas at the children’s hospital. We beautifully decorated the trees with colorful nail polishes. Children, both walk-in and hospitalized patients, came to draw. We drew Christmas trees, Santa Clause, Snow Man, and the corridors in the hospital are now very Christmassy.
The final workshop of the year for KIDS EARTH FUND was held at Iwanuma City North Children’s Center in Tohoku. The children were on winter break, however the Children’s Center was crowded with children whose parents are both working. 24 children drew bright pictures with a Spring theme.
We held a workshop at a home where 50 AIDS orphans live, in Cambodia. Used leftover lipsticks and nail polishes collected by a cosmetics brand, Rosemary, were used to paint. Everybody seems to be having fun!
Workshop at a free school for poor children in Thu Duc District, Vietnam. The painting changed with each brushstroke by the children, and it was a fun workshop. With the support from FFFC, the children at the Binh Tho Center in the Thu Duc District have been continuing their activities. During my visit is the […]
We held a workshop at Kanagawa Children’s Medical Center. In the psychiatry department, children asked questions such as “how do you draw suicide?” “how do you draw family suicide?”; they suffer from deep invisible scars of their souls. We just hope that drawing can be a way to handle feelings that cannot be expressed in […]
We held a workshop in Mobara city, Chiba, where severe damage was caused by the recent typhoon. Furniture, etc. which were no longer usable were seen outside the houses. There was also a lot of garbage like we recently saw in Tochigi prefecture. The workshop was held in a nearby park, and children playing in […]
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.
The founder Harumi immediately went to SANTA CLARITA in LA County as soon as she heard the wildfire news in the area. It continued to burn for a week. A number of organizations provided various information to the victims of Santa Claus’s refuge. It responded quickly to aiding the victims and providing food and shelter. Many […]
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 […]
This year we held an art workshop with the children at the Children’s Ward in Todaiji. Todaiji Welfare Hospital accepts children with serious disabilites that are difficult to accept for care. Though the children had difficulties moving and seeing, they showed their smiles and were happy to draw freely.
A drawing workshop was held at Ishinomaki City, Iwate Prefecture at the Tour de Tohoku booth with the extraordinary help from Askul. Many children visited to our booth and enjoyed drawing their favorite things.
In Chiba and Tateyama, there were still areas where electricity and water were still not restored due to huge typhoon damage during the middle of September. Our founder Harumi held a workshop to draw pictures from 11.30 am to 4 pm with children spending their day at Tateyama AEON. The schools were closed and their […]
Workshop at Kanagawa Children’s Medical Center. Many thanks to Mr. Toyoda and Mr. Kobori who have been volunteering in holding workshops in the child ward for a long time. The children who have been hospitalized for a long time had a wonderful time drawing. We always hope for their fast recovery.
Today we had a drawing workshop with children with various disabilities at the Bvlgari Luca Fantin restaurant in the Bvlgari Tower of Ginza. The children created very lovely drawings one after another. I was surprised at how fast everyone was drawing. With the generous support from Ginza Bvlgari Restaurant, they made designed meals for the […]
We went to Kids Earth Home, Watari Town, Miyagi Prefecture. We started the workshop around 10 o’clock in the morning with 10 happy faces of children hurringly wanting to draw. The two grown girls have been here in the workshop since the Great East Japan earthquake and they are currently at age of 12 and […]
We held an art workshop at the Jikei University Children’s Ward. The children on the wheelchair had such great time drawing. The children always look forward to our workshop.
We held a workshop at Kids Earth Fund Tohoku. It was a hot summer day so we made paper fans. They had a wonderful time. Look at those colorful and playful fans.
A workshop was held at the Kanagawa Children’s Medical Center. That day was quite hot, so many children drew pictures of the ocean. The children in the hospital has been hospitalized for a long time but they had a fun time drawing and would draw for hours forgetting their surroundings.
In Roppongi Hills, Kids Earth Fund and Goldman Sachs came together to host a mask making art workshop. All the children that attended had the opportunity to express their creativity and create their own mask. The first step was to transofrm the paper into 3D form, then all of a sudden, they made fearsome and […]
On July 27, Kids Earth Fund had the wonderful opportunity to host an art workshop at Jikei University Children’s Ward. One of the pieces of art drawn by a participant displays the heavy rain and a falling heart. “I want to quickly get discharged from the hospital and eat delicious food!” this artist said to […]
We held an exhibition and a workshop at Bear Bricks Exhibition at Hollywood Museum of Selfies, LA. The children seemed to be very much enjoying the drawing.
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.
ART WORKSHOP will be held at the KIDS EARTH FUND Office in Ebisu on the following dates to nurture children’s rich imagination. NOVEMBER [ DATE ] 15th (Fri) , 19th (Tue) , 22nd (Fri) [ TIME ] 16:00-18:00 [ LOCATION ] 3-25-2 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo For: Elementary – Junior High students *Please come with clothes […]
An art therapy workshop was held at the Kanagawa Children’s Medical Center in Yokohama, where children with serious illnesses and disabilities live. Usually, interaction is limited to just the staff and volunteers of Kids Earth Fund, but this time one of the Kids Earth Fund interns from the United States was able to go as […]
In Mashiki-cho temporary housing complex in Kuramoto Prefecture, a kite-making art workshop was held. Despite coverage concerning Kumamoto Prefecture’s reconstruction having lessened, it seems there are still many people living in temporary housing, with 220 households in Kiyama temporary housing complex, and about 600 techno temporary households. People living in the temporary housing complex stated […]
At the children’s nursing home in Kumamoto City, the Jiaien Children’s Home, and Kikusui Gakuen drawing workshops were held. Using a big cloth, the children used their whole bodies for expressing. The children were full of energy, and each drew a first draft which was kept. This time a wide range of children participated, from […]
Today, we held a workshop to draw pictures with the children at the Children’s Center located within the Mashiki-cho Health and Welfare Center in Kumamoto Prefecture. Many children participated, from preschoolers to elementary school students. Each child expressed the theme of “My Kumamoto” through their paintings, and there were children who told the state of […]
One week after the Kumamoto earthquake that occurred in 2016, we entered the afflicted area, delivered supplies, and conducted a workshop to draw pictures. This year, on the 14th of April, 3 years after the Kumamoto earthquake, we will conduct workshops to draw pictures with the children around Mashiki-cho, an area where the earthquake caused […]
Kanagawa Prefecture Children’s Medical Center workshop with children in 4 East. Moved to the playroom which had a bed in it and where the children could draw pictures. As bath and snack time were approaching, the children enjoyed drawing until the last minute, saying “Just a little more!”
At Okada Kindergarten in Kurashiki City, an area in Okayama Prefecture which has suffered from damage caused by flooding, an art workshop was held. The children created an art piece on a white cloth using their favourite colours. There were a lot of children who loved to talk, and it was a very peaceful and […]
We visited Sono Kindergarten in Mabi Town, Okayama Prefecture. Half a year ago, this kindergarten was opened as one of the evacuation center. During the disaster, children were split in various evacuation centers with their family. Finally today, we were able to host an art workshop with 35 children. It was first time for most […]
Cooperated with Mr. Coloma Uriel taking painting materials from KIDS EARTH FUND, Painting workshop was held in Calatagan, Batangas Province, the Philippines. Children enjoyed painting with friends and siblings under the blue sky.
We held a Christmas party cooperated by Grand Hyatt Tokyo at KIDS EARTH HOME Tohoku in Watari, Miyagi prefecture. Children have been excitedly waiting for the moment to greet with Santa Claus. Mr. Steve Dewire, General Manager of Grand Hyatt Tokyo and his team came all the way from Tokyo this year again, bringing the […]
【Grand Hyatt Tokyo Spreads Holiday Cheer with Children’s Charity Workshop】 Grand Hyatt Tokyo hosts a holiday charity workshop every year in collaboration with Kids Earth Fund and Re Kikou to give back to children who have been affected by natural disasters. This year, we partnered with Tokyo International School and invited 40 of their students […]
Monthly drawing workshop was held at Kanagawa Children’s Medical Center. Children drew with a Christmas theme. Santa clause appearing on a train, snowman and snowflakes filling the corridor glasses. Parents were inspired by their creativity.
Painting carbon box workshop at the institute for children with profound multiple disabilities, Kanagawa Children‘s Medical Center. These boxes will become a part of peace robot. Children excitedly asked us “Which body part will my artwork be used?”
Christmas ornaments and tree decorations workshop at KIDS EARTH HOME in Tohoku and a children’s center in Watari, Miyagi. These ornaments will be decorated on a christmas tree at Bvlgari cafe in Ginza from November. Your purchase will be full donation.
We held a monthly painting workshop at Kanagawa Children’s Medical Center, High care emergency ward and also window glasses in a corridor. Many Halloween ghosts pop up in a window.
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.
Today at the Jikei University Hospital, Pediatric Ward, We held a monthly painting workshop. Every child looked enjoy the workshop however they expressed their anxious inner feeling with dark colors.
DAY 3, We held an art workshop with 40 children in Utsukushigaoka Kindergarten. They were focused in drawing and many great art works are completed. We also enjoyed chatting with them.
Children in evacuation centers and staying in relative and acquaintance’s houses gathered in Atsuma town sports center and held an art workshop. Children drew Hokkaido marked with red cross that points the epicenter of earthquake. Above the prefecture, a huge rainbow, sun, birds and air plane is drawn hoping for fast earthquake recovery and reconstruction. […]
DAY 2: Atsuma town is located close to epicenter of Hokkaido earthquake. Magnitude 7 earthquake has caused landslide in many areas. 36 people have been victim of unfortunate disaster. 826 people are currently in evacuation centers. Atsuma town was affected by Magnitude 4 earthquake last night as well.
Hokkaido earthquake support, DAY 1: Kids Earth Fund is currently in Hokkaido to support children. We held an art workshop in Kiyota ward gymnasium where it’s opened as evacuation center. Day by day evacuation centers around Kiyota ward is closing. However, due to massive cave in at a road and liquefaction, there are many families […]
We held a painting workshop at TOUR de TOHOKU 2018, ASKUL booth. KIDS EARTH FUND has been invited to this event every year since 2013. Children who joined the workshop enjoyed painting freely. Their artworks would become ASKUL product packages to help and encourage another children in need, and also simply make everyone happy by […]
We held a painting workshop at the Jikei University Hospital, Pediatric ward. Life in the hospital separated by parents is stressful and usually unspeakable for children, leading their capacities for the stress to overflow. A boy we met kept crying and saying “stop” over and over. We hope painting workshop can be a little help […]
Many children in the hospital joined the painting workshop this time. Some children who had difficulties to move around enjoyed painting on their beds. Putting paint color on their hands and feeling the coldness of the paint itself were exciting for them.
Supported by Embassy of Jamaica in Tokyo and National Gallery of Jamaica, we held an art workshop in Jamaica’s oldest orphanage “Maxfield Park Children’s Home” on August 16th. There are presently 105 children in care, ranging in age from infants to 18 years old. Children who have been abandoned, made homeless and suffered by physical […]
Monthly drawing workshop was held at Kanagawa Children’s Medical Center. While waiting for the appointment time with doctors, children enjoyed drawing sea in Yokohama, the sun and many fruits such as bananas and grapes. Collidor glass is now completed with many summer themed drawing.
At special lunch organized by Bvlgari Tokyo Osaka Restaurants, children were amazed with artistically beautiful lunch and also mesmerized by the performance by the world champion POP dancer, Mr. KITE. Medical Dr. Masahiro Kitakawa cooperated and attended this special lunch too. They enjoyed drawing workshop with a big rolled paper as a precious experience.
Partnering with Goldman Sachs and Mori Building, a special art workshop themed, “Creating our Future” was held at Roppongi Hills on July 31st. The event was filled with such bright and hopeful artwork and brought smiles to both children and adults. Photo courtesy (partly): Global Kids method Mamata branch
Art workshop at the Kurashikishiritsu Sono kindergarten in Kurashiki, Okayama prefecture on July 12th. They drew on a big cloth and then went on to small papers many times. A girl drew her family celebrating her father’s coming birthday with a big cake. The flood started on July 7th, the day of Tanabata festival. This […]
We held our annual art workshop in Hotaru Tobikau Summer Festival. More than 100 children visited our tent. Some guardians seemed troubled because children were completely focusing on drawing and forgot the time. Many children were able to have nice summer memories.
Original painting fan art workshop held at Kurashiki shiritsu Sono elementary school in Mabi-town, Okayama prefecture where was open as one of the evacuation centers. Children drew many fans and gave them to their family as gifts. This school decided to have early summer break anticipating long-time temporal closure. We donated art and education materials […]
Held original fan drawing workshop at KIDS EARTH HOME in Tohoku on June 16th. We look forward to seeing their cheerful smile and colourful fans at a summer festival in Watari next month! Please contact us if you wish to receive art workshop notification by E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org Participation fee is for free.
A lot of children’s smile at the evacuation shelter. They don’t know when they could be allowed to go school and back to their home. But they’re smiling and trying to struggle this situation. Yesterday, Kilauea volcano just erupted. We truly hope the situation is getting be better soon.
The disaster area “Lailani”. There are some cracks, and some roads are closed by lava. Nobody knows when the inhabitant could come back to their home town where is still filled with sulfur dioxide.
The children set up a tent for an art workshop. After that one of the children started to draw the picture of a tree called “Ohia” which could be able to live and make blooming beautiful flower even near the volcano.
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!
At the Children’s Center in Mashiki – machi, Kumamoto Prefecture, we held a workshop on drawing. Children painted vigorously on a large cloth with a paint that they had not had a chance to enjoy at home.
Art workshop held at Otaru Unga Park. Few children were curious to use paintings for the first time. Another girl said “I haven’t used it since I was kindergarten!” In the middle of the workshop, they ran around and took breaks. But everyone came back to paint once again. Once and twice weren’t enough!
Painting workshop at Kids Earth Home in Tohoku. Children create their original Koinobori (鯉のぼり), meaning “carp streamer” in Japanese, are carp-shaped wind socks traditionally flown in Japan to celebrate Tango no sekku (端午の節句), a traditional calendrical event which is now designated a national holiday; Children’s Day (Kodomo no Hi, 子供の日). Using different kinds of materials, […]
Held an art workshop under the beautiful sky in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture. Children were so excited to draw outside for the first time and even skipped taking a nap!
A massive hurricane hit Puerto Rico and caused a great damage. KIDS EARTH FUND LA branch held painting workshops at Boys and Girls Club and the hospital in Puerto Rico. We donated art supplies and children’s clothes. Tomorrow we will hold painting workshop at the park in San Juan, Puerto Rico. This workshop will be […]
Art workshop with Syrian refugee children at Turkish Red Crescent located in Bagcilar, Istanbul. They were so quiet at first but gradually making their favorite colors and had a fun time. They are acquiring literacy in Turkish language to accustomed to new land.
Day2 Art workshop at Ein el-Sultan UNRWA school and observing Aqbat Jabr camp located in the Jordan Valley and borders Jericho. Children draw whatever they want to express in one big canvas wishing for freedome and hope as well as houses and mosques where they find peace within.
Day 1 at Ein el-Sultan UNRWA school in Palestine. Students tried their very best to express their love, compassion and hope. They didn’t stop asking if we’d come back tomorrow again.
Workshop with children and youth in Croatia. KIDS EARTH HOME Croatia welomes volunteers from all over the world throughout the year. Children interact with them in English with no difficulties and they performed very well at school. KEH cultivates natural abilities to have big dreams and visions for their own future.
Art workshop in Gvozd, Croatia. Celebrating the 30th anniversary of KIDS EARTH FUND, children drew their smiling portraits in 30cm square cloth with bright colors. They decorate the background with their favorite color and motifs such as birds, sun and flower.
A seven year old girl lost her father by car accident when she was very little. During art workshop, she was just staring from far away. While we were cleaning up, she showed interest and started to paint on garbage. Seemed like it was her first time to use paint. She was surprised the fact […]
We held an art workshop at an orphanage in Cambodia. Usually, children are not able to use paintings to draw. They were all excited and fervently drew their own faces. An outline was drawn very carefully by pen. Once they were finished, their sparked eyes were filled with confidence.
This girl was sitting on the edge of classroom and remained very quiet throughout the art workshop. When she started to flicker white painting to portray snow, teachers were astonished from her creativity. Sometimes it’s difficult for kids to speak out and express themselves through conversation especially to adults. This art workshop was the discovery […]
A down’s syndrome child living in an orphanage. He joined in the middle of art workshop. He was bit confused what to really draw. Another child from same orphanage took a paintbrush and started to draw together giving a kind advice. Such pure actions remind us what’s important in life. Once a child started to […]
We held an art workshop at Prek Treng Primary School in Cambodia. This school used to close down whenever it rained due to leaks from the roof. Kids Earth Fund sponsored by World Air Sea service rebuilt the school. Currently, there are 585 children going to this school at a age of between 4 to […]
Art workshop was held at Binfun Center in Vietnam. At this center, about 30 children lives together and 100 children comes in to study. In these 2 years, Vietnam has drastically changed its economy. More cars and tall building are constructed. However, countless children still live under poor environment. There’s also no guarantee for them […]
KIDS EARTH FUND had painting workshop at Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico. Owner, teachers and students of the school welcomed us extraordinary way and we are more than happy about that. When we had painting workshop, we told them they can paint whatever they want, express your feeling. Later, they started draw crying face and how scary […]
In KIDS EARTH HOME in the Republic of Croatia, we are focused on the eco-friendly, hands-on workshops for children and the youth. In one of those workshops, we have newly built “Celtic House” using only natural materials. This project was carried out with the aim to prove that there is a way to build a […]
Since Kids Earth Fund was founded, this will be the first time we are holding an exhibition in Kyoto and so we are currently seeking volunteer staff in Tokyo and Kyoto for this exhibition. Adjustments and inquiries regarding the schedule can be directed to 03-5449-8161 and email@example.com. [Event Details] [HAPPY BIRTHDAY EARTH EXHIBITION] Schedule: August […]
Events held at the Aoyama Art Square were decided in full cooperation with the ITOCHU Corporation. Please come to see the various artworks made by children from all over the world. [HAPPY BIRTHDAY EARTH EXHIBITION] Date/Time: July 27th, 2016 – August 27th, 2016 Co-sponsorship: ITOCHU Corporation Location: ITOCHU Aoyama Art Square Tokyo, Minato-ku, Kita-Aoyama 2-3-1 […]
KEF held an art workshop for children at the Ohgawara Catholic Kindergarten in Shibata-county, Miyagi on 5Oct. Everyone had a great time drawing and painting “My Favorite Things” in their own respective ways. After the workshop, children and participants enjoyed the plates of Takoyaki served hot from the pans by a sponsor company, Gindako. (Takoyaki […]
KEF held a workshop at the “Ninja Festival” in Watari-cho, Miyagi. Children put their own drawings and messages on pieces of leaf-shaped paper and put them up on the “Happy Tree” wishing the restoration and revival of the region.
[INFO】Art Workshop at KIDS EARTH HOME TOHOKU On Saturday, April 20th, 2013 Kid Erath Home Northeast of Japan Kids Erath Fund, KIDS EARTH FUND will hold an art workshop [Date] Saturday, April 20th 2013 [Time] From 10:00 am – 12:00 pm [Place] at KIDS EARTH HOME TOHOKU [Address] * In front of Lead Sendai Factory […]
Can you imagine that Children can produce thier own colors with only 5colors-Red,Blue,Green,Yellow and White? It is original colors that we can not make it real again. On that day,nurses and KidsEarthFund staffs were suprised at how wonderful any chileren had incredible creativity. Please look at the articles children drew on the stark white papers. […]
Let’s Make the original package for Father’s day! June 3rd 11:00-12:30 June 10th 11:00-12:30 Painting package of underwear for father’s day! Participants can choose color pants from 100 color sections for free. If you pay extra ￥2625, you can print your painting or pictures of on your pants! Date : June 3rd Sun., 10th Sun. […]
November 24th(Thu), from 2:00pm Art Workshop was performed at Kanagawa Prefecture Kids Medical Center. Theme was Christmas. Pretty drawings were created.
From June 21st to 22nd, an Art Workshop was held at the nursery school and the child center located in Watari-cho, Watari-gun, Miyagi. The children watched a movie which showed children in France drawing pictures in order to show their warm messages to children in Tohoku. After watching the movie, a movie was made of […]
On June 27th and 28th, an Art Workshop where any children can participate was held at the Watari-cho Central Child Center. The children who finished their classes were interested and asked, “what are you doing?” and took part along with their friends. In the end, there were nearly 30 children gathered at the event. They […]
Goods were donated, such as some sets of watercolor and drawing paper for families living in temporary housing. They can’t rest by moving from evacuation centers to temporary housings as they have to start their lives on their own. They seem to be concerned.
May 21 to 22, we held an open-air workshop at the children’s park in Iwaki city, Fukushima. 15 children participated the workshop are temporary evacuating due to the nuclear power plan issues. Even though the children were having difficult life after the earthquake and the problems with the nuclear power plant, they all participated in […]
May 15 to 17, we held an art workshop at the Iinogawa campus of Ishinomaki Kita high school in Ishinomaki, Miyagi. 14 students from Funabori elementary school, that was washed away by the Tsunami and 51 students from Ogatsu junior high school gathered. The gymnasium we used for the workshop was used to place the […]
May 12 to 14, we donated 9 tables that were requested, to the Rikuzen Takada Daiichi junior high school in Rikuzen Takada, Iwate. It was highly appreciated and people said, “We can eat together at the same table with the children now.”
April 29 to May 1, our advisor, Kazuhiro Fujiwara and, a writer, Mariko Hayashi joined us. Tachibana-san and Yamamoto-san, who have been distributing cakes and cookies to the evacuation shelter, as well as Hosono-san, a director at NHK, joined and we all delivered the relief supplies. Children nearby gathered for the workshop and we had […]
April 23 to 24, we held workshop with 12 children at Rikuzen Takada City Daiichi junior high school in Rikuzen Takada city, Iwate. The older people at the shelter enjoyed the fun time together with the children who are usually playing outside or at schools. It was a really warm atmosphere, with a lot of […]
April 16 to 17, we held the workshop; for 250 children at Oshikirigawa Gymnasium, an evacuation shelter in Kitakata city, for 20 children at Fureai Gymnasium in Aizuwakamatsu city, and for 20 children at Kawato Sogo Gymnasium in Aizuwakamatsu city. One of the workshop was with the children evacuating from 20 km radius of the […]
April 9 to 11, we held another workshop with 20 students in the evacuation shelter located in Rikuzen Takada City Daiichi junior high school in Rikuzen Takada City, Iwaki, and 5 children at Wano Kaikan. At the Rikuzen Takada town hall, we received lecture from a person in charge of financial matters at the board […]
On April 7, we discussed the days ahead of our support activities at Hitachinaka-east police station in town hall at Oarai machi, Ibaraki. We also held the art workshop with the children in the evacuation shelter at Global mission center in Iwaki City, Fukushima. We also held the art workshop with children in the evacuation […]
March 22 to 25, we organized our first art workshop since the earthquake, at the evacuation shelters located in Watari-cho town hall and Watari elementary school in Watari-cho, Watari-gun, Miyagi. At Arahama, Wakabayashi-ku, Sendai City, we helped those who lost their home. At Miyagi children’s hospital in Ochiai, Aoba-ku, we listened to the stories of […]
March 19 to 21, Kids Earth Car entered the devastated area for the first time, just a week after the earthquake. We visited the evacuation shelter located in Watari-cho town hall in Watari-cho, Watari-gun, Miyagi. At that time, four people had to share one rice ball. So when we delivered food, people appreciated and said, […]
On April 14th, children drew their ‘most favorite animal’. First, they picked up one single color and then began to mix up other colors and enjoyed the change of colors on the paper. After drawing their colorful favorite animal, they also drew other favorite things like fruits and cherry blossoms and finally the room was […]