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【Nepal】Radio broadcast for farmers

2019.7.9

Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) has been implementing agriculture project since 2018 in Sindupalchowk District of Nepal with our implementing partner, Institution for Suitable Actions for Prosperity (ISAP). Sindupalchowk is one of the fourteen most affected districts of Nepal by the earthquakes in April and May 2015. In March, PWJ and ISAP begun radio broadcast services [...]

West-Japan Floods– Activity Report (One Year)

2019.7.6

West-Japan Floods– Activity Report (One Year)   Everything has changed since this day last year. The West Japan Floods devastated a wide area around Hiroshima, Okayama, and Ehime Prefectures. Shortly after the disaster struck, Peace Winds Japan’s Search-and-Rescue Team intervened and we have been on the ground ever since. In Mabi-town, the ongoing rapid recovery [...]

[Uganda]A SUCCESS STORY OF JOYCE ABAU, A SOUTH SUDANESE REFUGEE LIVING IN IMVEPI REFUGEE SETTLEMENT.

2019.7.3

‘In my home in Lupapa village; Yei town, I lived happily with my children, farmed and managed a small business that sustained my family needs” begins Joyce Abau, a 53-year-old widow who arrived to Imvepi refugee settlement nearly three years ago with her six children. “Life went normally until 16 July 2016 when the conflict [...]

【Indonesia Sulawesi】As a staff who was born and raised in Sulawesi

2019.7.2

On Friday 28 September,2018, strong earthquakes hit my hometown Palu in Central Sulawesi. It has destroyed many houses and killed over 2,000 people. Back then, I was in Yogyakarta city, which is one of the provinces in Indonesia, shocked and very much worried about my family. Power supply and communication network were all cut off [...]

[IRAQ]Vocational Training and Employment Opportunities for Returnees in West Mosul

2019.6.19

More than a year and a half after ISIL’s last stronghold in Mosul, Iraq fell, former residents are finally returning home. These returnees require much support as the infrastructure and homes that were destroyed have yet to be fully restored. Peace Winds Japan (PWJ), as an implementing partner of the United Nations Human Settlement Programme [...]