Hanami in Japan

Akemi reports on her recent trip to Japan… At the beginning of April, I and some of our volunteers travelled to Japan to visit some of our Tsunami orphans. We went with the children and their carers to see the … Read More

Aid For Japan – 5th Anniversary Event Review

This year saw the 5th 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. To commemorate the anniversary, … Read More

Aid For Japan in The Telegraph today

In their coverage of the 5th Anniversary of the 2011 Earthquake/Tsunami, The Telegraph spoke to Aid For Japan founder Akemi Solloway on the challenges facing Maria – one of the many orphans that Aid For Japan supports. “Like so many … Read More

Aid For Japan in The Guardian today

As part of their coverage of the 5th Anniversary of the 2011 Earthquake/Tsunami, The Guardian newspaper has an in-depth feature by Justin McCurry looking at the plight of orphans in post-tsunami Japan. Among the people the newspaper spoke to was … Read More

Aid For Japan in Fukushima

Last summer saw Aid For Japan take a team of volunteers to Japan as part of our annual residential course. The charity’s Japanese representative Sumika Hayakawa was on hand to help and provided her own personal take when they visited … Read More

Summer Residential Visit 2015

Last summer saw Aid For Japan take a team of volunteers to Japan to meet some of the orphans and to learn more about their stories. Emile Loveday was one of the volunteers and he wrote of his experiences on … Read More

Aid For Japan 5th 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

Orphan’s Christmas Presents

Every year, Aid For Japan arranges for Christmas presents to be sent out to Japan for the orphans of the Tsunami. These gifts would not be possible without the kind support of the people who donate to the charity. Thank … Read More

Aid For Japan Cultural Evenings Report

Last month saw Aid For Japan founder Akemi Solloway present talks and demonstrations celebrating Japanese culture. Over two days, Akemi offered up her knowledge to attendees at venues supplied by WeWork. Japanese snacks were also sold at the event. All … Read More

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