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

Hanami with Aid For Japan

Aid For Japan staged a hanami event recently in Regent’s Park to enjoy the beauty of the cherry blossoms. Hanami is a traditional Japanese custom of viewing the cherry blossoms – and Aid For Japan (in association with its social … 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

‘Washing Over Me’ to raise funds for Aid For Japan

With the 5th Anniversary of the Japan Earthquake/Tsunami almost upon us, author Benjamin Brook has kindly offered to donate proceeds form his novel Washing Over Me to Aid For Japan. Set against a backdrop of the Great East Japan Earthquake … Read More

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