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The following is the latest news from Peace Winds Japan.

[Sri Lanka]Organic farming study tour – From Sri Lanka to Japan

2018.5.22

Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) believes in investing in staff training. Because training our staff creates much more positive impact to our projects as well as builds stronger self confidence.  At our Sri Lanka Office, we send our local staff to Japan and learn about organic farming and farm to market methods and good practices, which [...]

[Haiti] Goal: Strengthen community resilience for natural disasters

2018.5.1

Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) has begun a new project in Saint Jean du Sud commune in western Haiti. This project aims to increase community capacity for disaster preparedness and disaster risk reduction. Haiti is often challenged with natural disasters such as earthquakes and hurricanes, and during the rainy season, from June to October, floods and [...]

[Sierra Leone] Flood and landslide disaster recovery program is now complete

2018.4.16

Household items distribution: In February, PWJ and our local partner CEDA distributed household goods to those families heavily affected by the flood/landslide that occurred in August 2018. Household items like pots, water tanks, and laundry buckets, as well as mattresses and pillows were provided to 228 families with elderly people as well as households headed [...]

[Sri Lanka]Sri Lanka staff visit to Japan

2018.3.27

In eastern Sri Lanka, Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) has been assisting livelihood program with rice and dairy farmers’ cooperatives in Trincomalee District Since 2011. In 2017, PWJ began to bring our local staff to Japan for a study tour, activities include visiting organic farms, nursery schools, so that their experiences could improve our program in [...]

[Nepal] Two new projects have just started – WASH and Agriculture

2018.3.7

Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) has been working in Sindupalchowk District of Nepal, which was among the seven most severely hit districts by the earthquake on April 2015, in cooperation with ISAP (Institution for Suitable Actions for Prosperity) as implementing local partner. Continuing the effort of rehabilitation and rebuilding since the tragedy, PWJ in its fourth [...]