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 ( 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 at Doki Doki 2018

Aid For Japan founder Akemi Solloway will be a guest at the forthcoming Doki Doki Manchester Japanese Festival on the 10th November. The organisers of the event have also selected Aid For Japan as their charity of choice for this … Read More

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 17