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Aid For Japan : Going Forward

Since the tragic and sudden death of the charity’s founder, Akemi Solloway Tanaka, the trustees are all working hard to plan for the future and direction of Aid For Japan. The charity’s mission... Read More

Akemi Tanaka 1958 – 2021

It is with great sadness that we must announce that after developing cancer, Akemi Tanaka passed away recently. Akemi had been ill for some time, but had made the conscious decision to continue... Read More

1000 Origami Cranes Gallery

Let’s make origami cranes… In Japanese culture one thousand origami cranes strung together symbolises hope, peace and healing. Here’s some of the beautiful cranes people have made as part of Aid For Japan’s... Read More

Aid for Japan: 10th Anniversary Testimonials

Recollections, thoughts and memories from 10 years of Aid For Japan… On the 11th March 2011, the Tōhoku region, northeast Japan, was hit by a magnitude 9.0 earthquake. The earthquake and tsunami led... Read More

Aid For Japan 10th Anniversary

Commemorating ten years… On the 11th March 2011 the east coast of Japan was struck by an undersea earthquake and subsequent tsunami. As well as the loss of life that this devastating event... Read More

1000 Origami Cranes

Let’s make origami cranes… In Japanese culture one thousand origami cranes strung together symbolises hope, peace and healing. We thought it would be a good way to bring people virtually together, to commemorate... Read More