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Tokyo Marathon 2023 Charity


Peace Winds Japan was selected as one of the Tokyo Marathon 2023 Charity recipients. We are currently looking for participants who can support us as a charity runner or through donation for the Tokyo Marathon 2023. Through Tokyo Marathon 2023 Charity, you can support one of our project, “Peace Wanko Japan”. Let’s join our “zero-kill” [...]

Mongolia: Supporting a safer place for children to grow


Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) has been providing operational support for a private social welfare institution called “Vervist Care Center” in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia since 2006.  VCC houses 40 children who are unable to live with their parents due to their economic as well as difficult situations at home, and provide them with education and vocation trainings so that they [...]

PWJ Actions cited in UNHCR Update


PWJ’s activities in support of Syrian refugees in Iraq are mentioned in UNHCR Syria Situation Bi-Weekly update No. 43. Please click here to read the section at the top of Page 9.

【PWJ Staff Interview】 13 Years of Refugee Support in Africa -PWJ’s Future Challenge-


The symposium for NGOs supporting Africa took place in Yokohama during the 5th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V) in June 2013. Mr. Masaharu Saito, of Peace Winds Japan (PWJ Mr. Saito) participated as a speaker and told of his experience in the Niger project, saying that “there are options other than just [...]

PWJ’s staff interview on “Strong in the Rain”


Strong in the Rain: Surviving Japan’s Earthquake, Tsunami, and Fukushima Nuclear Disaster was released. An interview with Mao Sato, who was Tohoku program unit of PWJ, appears in it. Abstract of the book In their new book, “Strong in the Rain: Surviving Japan’s Earthquake, Tsunami, and Fukushima Nuclear disaster,” Japan-based journalists Lucy Birmingham and David [...]