Sponsor Fellows for Tohoku and Japan's Recovery

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Sponsor Fellows for Tohoku and Japan's Recovery
Sponsor Fellows for Tohoku and Japan's Recovery
Sponsor Fellows for Tohoku and Japan's Recovery

Project Report | Mar 3, 2015
Tohoku Fellowship Program advances to the next stage

By ETIC | Disaster Recovery Leadership Project

201 Fellows to 111 Projects - 62% still in Tohoku
201 Fellows to 111 Projects - 62% still in Tohoku

Almost 4 years have passed since the Great Japan East Earthquake on March 11, 2011. Thanks to tremendus support from around the world, ETIC could have recruited 201 Fellows and sent them to 111 recovery projects. As we described in the previous reports, Fellows have made significant contributions to the recovery of Tohoku, where the aging rate is very high and thus the lack of workforce has been one of the bottleneck issues.

About 62% of the ex-Fellows decied to stay in Tohoku to continuously work for recovery. Fourteen ex-Fellows launched their own company/nonprofit.

However, Tohoku is still on a long way to the recovery. A number of leaders need Fellows who work with them as a right-hand person. Therefore, ETIC decided to expand its target for the Fellowship Program from 200 Fellows in 3 years to 300 Fellows in 5 years.

In order to achieve the target, ETIC has renewed its recruiting website to attract motivated young people. We will actively pulicize information and stories on recovery projects with good leaders in Tohoku (we are very sorry that the documents will be written only in Japanese).

New recruiting website
New recruiting website
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Location: Shibuya, Tokyo - Japan
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Twitter: @ETIC_NPO
Project Leader:
Koji Yamauchi
Shibuya-ku , Tokyo Japan

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