Japanese Club Fundraiser

Students at Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls in Elstree recently staged a Japanese cultural event to raise funds for Aid For Japan. Some students at the school have formed a Japanese Club that regularly stages activities for the younger pupils … Read More

Paul Algar 1943 – 2018

We are sad to report that one of Aid For Japan’s trustees, Paul Algar, has passed away after a long illness. Paul was a tireless supporter of the charity and had regularly offered his services at many of Aid For … Read More

Aid For Japan – 8th Anniversary Event Review

This year saw the 8th Anniversary of the 2011 Japan Earthquake/Tsunami. It provided an opportunity to pause and reflect on the losses that the country had faced, but also the optimism of building for the future. On 11th March 2011, … Read More

Aid For Japan – 8th Anniversary

On 11th March 2011, a disaster unlike any seen in modern times swept across Japan, claiming almost 20,000 lives and creating over 300,000 refugees in the Tohoku region. Among these were 236 children who lost everything – their homes and … Read More

Aid For Japan – 8th Anniversary Event

On 11th March 2011, a disaster unlike any seen in modern times swept across Japan, claiming almost 20,000 lives and creating over 300,000 refugees in the Tohoku region. Among these were 236 children who lost everything – their homes and … Read More

Aid For Japan recognised by Prime Minister

Aid For Japan founder Akemi Solloway Tanaka has been recognised for her work with the charity by the Prime Minister as part of the Points Of Light campaign. Points of Light are outstanding individual volunteers – people who are making … Read More

Orphan’s Christmas Presents 2018

In the wake of the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami, hundreds of children also lost their parents and families. Aid For Japan was founded by Akemi Solloway to support the orphans of this tragedy. In the short-term, the charity lends … Read More

Doki Doki Report

On the 10th of November 2018 (Saturday) the annual Doki Doki (“heartbeat”) Japanese Anime festival (http://www.dokidokifestival.com) was held in Manchester at the Sudgen Sports Centre. The day-long festival included demonstrations of martial arts, kimono, dancing and folk music and a … Read More

Maria’s Autumn Visit 2018

Part of Aid For Japan’s mission is to reach out to some of the orphans from the tragic events of 2011. While the charity aims to connect with these children through the annual summer residential courses, it’s also beneficial for … Read More

Aid for Japan Charity Dinner Tsurumi, Japan

The charity dinner was organized by Aid for Japan to raise funds to help orphans of the 2011 Tsunami. The event was held in June at the Ten no In temple in Tsurumi near Yokohama city. The temple was founded … Read More

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