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

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 1000 Origami Cranes initiative. This includes the … Read More

Aid For Japan’s Ten Year Anniversary Online Cultural Fair

Commemorating Ten Years… With the 11th March 2021 marking the 10th Anniversary since the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, Aid For Japan decided to host an online cultural fair to commemorate the event. The cultural fair was free and … 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 ten years on from the Great East … Read More

Aid For Japan 2020 : The Year In Review

Braving a tough year… 2020 has proved to be a very tough year, particularly with the advent of the Covid-19 crisis. As well as having an impact on so many lives on a personal basis, it also affected businesses and … Read More

Japan Club’s Christmas Sale raises fund for Aid For Japan

Last year, the students at Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls in Elstree staged a Japanese cultural event to raise funds for Aid For Japan (see our previous report). This fundraising initiative was coordinated via the school’s Japanese Club, which regularly … Read More

Aid For Japan 2019 : The Year In Review

A year in charity work… 2019 marked the 8th Anniversary of the 2011 Japan Earthquake/Tsunami, a year in which Aid For Japan continued to do the work that it had set out to do since its formation. Once again, the … Read More

Elizabeth’s 10 Mile Run in Portsmouth

Much of Aid For Japan’s ability to help the orphans of the 2011 tsunami/earthquake is through the work of volunteers and fundraisers. Grassroots initiatives help to raise funds so that the charity can continue its vital work. Elizabeth Morgan is … Read More

Japanese Club Fundraiser

Students at Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls in Elstree recently staged a Japanese cultural event to raise funds for Aid For Japan. Some students at the school have formed a Japanese Club that regularly stages activities for the younger pupils … Read More

Aid For Japan – 8th Anniversary Event Review

This year saw the 8th 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. On 11th March 2011, … Read More

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