Association for Aid and Relief, Japan (AAR Japan)

Association for Aid and Relief, Japan(AAR Japan) is a Non-Governmental Organization ( NGO ) aiming to provide emergency assistance, assistance to people with disabilities, and mine action, among other operations. It was established in 1979 as an organization with no political, ideological, or religious affiliation. AAR currently has offices in 10 countries.

Beneficiary in his house

Beneficiary in his house
Ogwal Francis, 27 years old, was injured by a landmine explosion while working as a road constrcution worker, and had to amputate his right arm in 2004. He has recently started a retail business and sells commodities in the market 3 days a week. (May 14, 2012) (view small | med | large | orig)

Beneficary (right) with AAR JAPAN and ULSA staff

Beneficary (right) with AAR JAPAN and ULSA staff
AAR JAPAN staff interviews Komakech Moses, 26 years old, who had to amputate both of his legs in 2002 because of a landmine accident. He has recently opened a salon with support from AAR JAPAN. (May 14, 2012) (view small | med | large | orig)

Beneficiary in her retail shop

Beneficiary in her retail shop
Silvia Acio, 40 years old, lost her left eye from a landmine accident in 2003. With the support from AAR JAPAN, she has recently started a retail shop. (May 14, 2012) (view small | med | large | orig)

Monitoring radiation exposure (Tachibana Kinderg.)

Monitoring radiation exposure (Tachibana Kinderg.)
Photo from Progress Report 'Reading Picture Books to Kindergarteners in Fukushima' (view small | med | large | orig)

Chocolates from Sunny-chan (Tachibana Kindergrtn.)

Chocolates from Sunny-chan (Tachibana Kindergrtn.)
Photo from Progress Report 'Reading Picture Books to Kindergarteners in Fukushima' (view small | med | large | orig)

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