October 20, 2011

October 20, 2011

The Association for Aid and Relief (AAR) Japan posted a report on its activities over the seven months since the Great East Japan Earthquake struck. They listed 13 areas in which they have offered support: (1) provided items for daily living to about 35,000 temporary … Read more…

December 12, 2011

December 12, 2011

The Association for Aid and Relief (AAR) reviewed its nine months of relief efforts since the March 11 disaster. To date, it has provided sets of household items for 20,719 families living in temporary housing (the target is roughly 35,000). AAR is continues to provide … Read more…

May 18, 2012

May 18, 2012

On May 11, JCIE staff visited the Omoe Day Care Center in Miyako, Iwate Prefecture, where they met with Ms. Fukiko Ishii of SakuraNet (our grantee for this project), and Mr. Hiroshi Kuzu of the Miyako Social Welfare Council, and learned a bit more about how this … Read more…

August 13, 2012

August 13, 2012

The August 2012 edition of Sotokoto magazine includes a feature article on the Sanaburi Foundation, a recipient of the BTMU Americas Community Recovery Award through JCIE’s Japan NGO Earthquake Relief & Recovery Fund. The article describes the origins of this unique community foundation, its mission of supporting recovery in … 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…