On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck northeastern Japan and triggered a devastating tsunami. It was the strongest tremor to have hit Japan, and its effects are still felt in communities on the island today.
Starting March 11, 2016 at 00:00 JST
, donations to high-impact, vetted organizations committed to long-term recovery in Japan will be matched 50%, while funds remain. View the progress of the campaign and the current availability of matching funds on our live leaderboard
After disasters, GlobalGiving connects individual and corporate donors to locally driven responders leading relief and recovery efforts who remain on the job long after the news coverage ends. Support these high-impact, locally-driven projects.
After the April 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes, many families still remain in temporary housing communities. In temporary housing, isolation and withdrawal become a concern, especially for the elderly. Peace Winds has been providing community building and engagement activities for the 1,500 families. Peace Winds is working with the newly formed 24 townships, university professors, and local NGOs to meet the social, personal, and community needs of the families in long-term recovery.
Rebuilding community of Ogatsu, northern Japan, lost 80% of town from the tsunami of March 11, 2011. In a still damaged town, creating a sustainable learning center for children in Japan and all over the world. Providing Fishery, Agriculture, Forestry, Cooking, and Arts/Crafts experiences with locals in rich natural environment, to become active for the our planet's future. Restoring old wooden school into accommodation, restaurant, and classrooms to receive children and a place for community