Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

The Affinity Group on Japanese Philanthropy, an umbrella group for Japanese corporate foundations of Japanese companies in the United States, donates all of its assets, nearly $8000, to the JCIE fund. The Association of Medical Doctors of Asia (AMDA) delivers mobile clinic services to shelters … Read more…

April 8, 2011

April 8, 2011

JEN is calling for volunteers to help in the effort to help in the sludge removal efforts, to distribute cleanup kits (rubber gloves, rubber boots, masks, shovels, buckets, etc.), and to prepare warm meals as it continues to assist and survey the conditions around Sendai … Read more…

April 29–May 1, 2011

April 29–May 1, 2011

When the Association for Aid and Relief (AAR) received a phone call about three families who have children with disabilities and are living in a shelter in Ishinomaki (Miyagi Prefecture) that is running low on supplies, they quickly sprang into action, bringing food, bedding, and … Read more…

June 13, 2011

June 13, 2011

It has now been three months since the devastating earthquake and tsunami struck the Tohoku region, so a number of NGOs have published summaries of their activities to date. We have summarized the reports from two of our fund recipients here. The Association for Aid … Read more…

December 21, 2012

December 21, 2012

Two groups that are working to rebuild community ties in the disaster zone, AidTAKATA and Fukushima Organic Agriculture Network (FOAN), have been selected as the latest grantees of the JCIE NGO Earthquake Relief & Recovery Fund. Their grants are made possible through the BTMU Americas Community Recovery Award and by … Read more…