asari collaborates with Aid For Japan

The Tōhoku based artist asari has shared her latest creation with us at Aid For Japan. The song is quite appropriately called ‘Share’ and contains all the hope, sadness and anxieties of someone who survived the Great East Japan Earthquake … Read More

Aid For Japan Rotary Club Talk

We were invited by the Rotary Club of Chiswick and Brentford to give a talk about the continuing work of Aid For Japan. This Rotary Club in West London have supported the charity for many years, and this year they … Read More

Akemi and Tsunagu/Connect

Akemi Tanaka (the founder of Aid For Japan) features as an interview as part of the Tsunagu/Connect project. Tsunagu/Connect is a multi-phased, multi-year project that explores the lives of Japanese women living in the UK since 1945. The project began … Read More

10 years on and shining!

We had a very special meeting this week with Maria-chan in Japan. She is one of the original orphans supported by Aid For Japan. Maria is now studying business and fashion at a Tokyo university. Her hobbies include photography, clothes … Read More

Aid For Japan 2021 : The Year In Review

Braving a tough year… 2021 was the ten year anniversary of the charity. It also marked ten years since the natural disaster which devastated East Japan, especially the Tohoku region where most of the orphans supported by the charity are … Read More

Christmas Gifts 2021

Another year of COVID-19 meant another year of uncertainty. We thought it was particularly important to keep up the Christmas cheer and so sent presents to the orphans in Tohoku, Japan. This lovely festive tradition was started by Akemi when … Read More

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