Social Impact Bond for reuniting families

by YouMeWe NPO
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Social Impact Bond for reuniting families
Social Impact Bond for reuniting families
Social Impact Bond for reuniting families


You Me We have taken the initiative to explore what a SIB could look like in the out-of-home care space in Japan and have approached Social Outcomes to develop a SIB proposal that could be shared with the Japanese government. The proposal will focus on a program which re-educates parents in order to prevent children from entering the out of home care system, or to successfully reunite those who have already been removed back with their parents.

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It is $1,000,000 USD to have children in institutional care in Japan from the age of 2 until 18 years old. With the training of abusive parents, the ability for them to be reunited with their children in a controlled/supervised environment is a possibility and breaks the multi-generational abuse pattern.


Through the training of parents who have both had their children taken away as well as training for new parents as a preventative measure to reduce possible abuse, the possibility of reuniting families is high. When interviewing children in the homes, 1/3 wanted to be reunited with their families.

Long-Term Impact

Having families reunited can help in reducing the current alarming rate of abuse cases being reported. It can break the cycle which usually lasts 3 generations unless there is intervention. This can not only lead to a financial savings for the nation but also to a more cohesive social structure for families in Japan.


Organization Information


Location: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo - Japan
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @youmewenpo
Project Leader:
Michael Clemons
Nakano-ku , Tokyo Japan
$1,050 raised of $75,000 goal
4 donations
$73,950 to go
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