Food Safety-net for Okinawa

by Second Harvest Japan
Food Safety-net for Okinawa
Food Safety-net for Okinawa
Food Safety-net for Okinawa
Food Safety-net for Okinawa
Food Safety-net for Okinawa
Food Safety-net for Okinawa
Food Safety-net for Okinawa
Food Safety-net for Okinawa
Food Safety-net for Okinawa
Food Safety-net for Okinawa
Food Safety-net for Okinawa
Food Safety-net for Okinawa
Food Safety-net for Okinawa
Food Safety-net for Okinawa
Food Safety-net for Okinawa
Food Safety-net for Okinawa
Food Safety-net for Okinawa
Food Safety-net for Okinawa
Food Safety-net for Okinawa
Food Safety-net for Okinawa
Aug 12, 2022

Measuring the impact of our support.

While we have been able to reach large numbers of households throughout Okinawa Prefecture in our monthly distributions (reaching 10,000 in December, 2021), we wanted to determine the impact of our support. Was the support we were providing meaningful and helpful? To what degree did our support help lessen the financial burdens they faced? Considering our resources, what impact could we expect to have?

We launched a pilot project in April that that enrolled 500 households in four different cities throughout Okinawa. We collected data on each household such as number of adults, children, ages, and gender. And at each of our monthly distributions we asked three simple questions:

  1. Are you facing greater financial difficulties?
  2. Are you feeling more stress?
  3. What percentage of the food we are providing would you purchase?

The last question was important to us to understand the financial impact our food support may have on a household. For example, a single-mother who receives a good deal of snacks and drinks may say she is very grateful for these things because she normally cannot purchase them. However, in reality this would have very little impact on our household budget as she normally does not purchase them. 

The first stage of the pilot project will be completed at the end of September at which time we will consider next steps.


Attachments: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook
Comments:

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

Organization Information

Second Harvest Japan

Location: Taito-ku, Tokyo - Japan
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @2hj_en
Project Leader:
Charles McJilton
Taito-ku, Tokyo Japan
$21,875 raised of $50,000 goal
 
76 donations
$28,125 to go
Donate Now
lock
Donating through GlobalGiving is safe, secure, and easy with many payment options to choose from. View other ways to donate

Second Harvest Japan has earned this recognition on GlobalGiving:

Help raise money!

Support this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page.

Start a Fundraiser

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.