Japan Earthquake Disaster Recovery

by Peace Winds America
Japan Earthquake Disaster Recovery
Japan Earthquake Disaster Recovery
Japan Earthquake Disaster Recovery
Japan Earthquake Disaster Recovery
Japan Earthquake Disaster Recovery
Japan Earthquake Disaster Recovery
Japan Earthquake Disaster Recovery
Japan Earthquake Disaster Recovery
Japan Earthquake Disaster Recovery
Japan Earthquake Disaster Recovery
Mar 13, 2014

PWA Expands Fishing Sheds Program

Constructing a new shed
Constructing a new shed

With Need Still High, A Focus on Providing Additional Sheds

With every completed district, Peace Winds America has surveyed the results of the fishing sheds program. How have these sheds affected the lives of the recipients? What difference are we making restoring livelihoods of displaced residents? What do the district leaders say about the program? 

We are pleased to report that demand for the sheds remains high - a clear sign of the value of this program. PWA has begun planning our next expansion of the fishing sheds program.  Three districts are being considered: Fujihama, Nagashizu, and Terahama. These are all located in the Togura area of Minamisanriku. Our partners on the ground report that all have residents who meet our criteria for selection: they are active fishermen in the cooperatives who lost their home in the tsunami. 

With your help we will be able to take advantage of the coming spring. As the snow melts and the ground in Tohoku thaws, the time is ripe for new construction. Once we have completed our assessment and selected recipients we can begin constructing these critical buildings. With over 267,000 Tohoku residents still in temporary housing, these economic revitalization projects do make a difference!

A Matching Opportunity From Global Giving

Beginning March 10th, GlobalGiving is supporting Tohoku recovery programs with a 100% match. Projects helping Tohoku are eligible, so this is an ideal opportunity to give us the momentum to keep the successful sheds project going. Your contribution will go twice as far today and may be the key to PWA providing one more family with a needed shed. Thank you for your generous support - we look forward to updating you soon with the results of our program expansion. 

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Peace Winds America

Location: Washington, DC - USA
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Twitter: @PWAmerica
Project Leader:
Rumi Naito
Seattle, WA - Washington United States

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