for Overseas Aid Assistance
Lists and activities
- Akatsuki no Kai
- Founded in 1994, expanding their links together with workers who get
involved in International Cooperation in the third-world to catch up on their
latest information regarding people who are refugees and suffering from
starvation, poverty and envirenmental problems. They basicaly support some
expenses for those workers they send, and cover a part of the cost for the
projects they are on. They also put these articles in their magazine and
report at the meetings those workers returning.
Tanahashi, 485-16 Ichigao, Aoba-ku Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken 225
- Asia Kyokai Asia Tomo no Kai
- Founded in 1979 to promote networks for development and environmental
cooperation in Asian nations, and to enhance fellowship among Asian youth for
each of their cultural heritages. They have projects for supplying drinking
water and development in farming.
Address: 4F Daiichi Bldg. 1-2-16
Edobori, Nishi-ku Osaka-shi Osaka-fu 550
06-444-0587 Fax: 06-444-0581
- ADRA International
- Founded in 1985 as a representative office in Japan by request of ADRA
International, Washington D.C. to get involved with their International Aid
activities in the world. It has been buit upon a Seventh Day Adventist
foundation and was their spiritual base in Agape to work all over the
They focus on preserving human dignity which is strikingly neglected
in various areas of people's lives. There are 210 projects going on to improve
the living situations of the people in starvation, illness, and poor sanitary
Address: 846 Kawai-cho Arahi-ku, Yokohama-shi
Tel: 045-921-4354 Fax:
- Catholic Shinto Senkyoyukai (Catholic Believer's
- As there is a certain role Japan plays in International Society, so
Catholics must play a part in this role. They were founded in 1982 with 36
believers who were sent over to the 3rd world for a certain period. They have
been developing relationships and sharing their culture, technique and faith
with the people. Presently, they are sending instructors to Cambodia to assist
in the area of farming, Kindergarten, Job Training Center. In Vietnam, they
are developing tourism according to their need of economic growth, running a
Japanese language school, and medical assistance for Nepal and Cameroon. Most
recently, in far-east Russia, there is medical and farming project working
with local CALITAS (Catholic assistance organizations). They persue God's will
through these activities in working among those people without thought of
interest/profit and position.
Address: Nihon Catholic
2-10-10, Shiomi Koto-ku Tokyo 135
03-5632-4480 Fax: 03-5632-4465
- Caritas Japan
- Working for social welfare side of assistance in domestic under Nihon
Catholic Shikyo Kyogikai's principle. They work also internationally linked
with other organizations in the world.
Address: Nihon Catholic
Kaian-nai, 2-10-10, Shiomi Koto-ku Tokyo 135
03-5632-4439 Fax: 03-5632-4464
- Kokusai Seishin Satooya Undo-bu
- Founded in 1975 for the purpose of preserving peace, friendship and human
dignity for the people of students and families. They have 30 offices in local
areas in Philippines which is based on International child sponsorship,
develop and support relief project for training program for workers and school
Address: 2-17-5 Zenfukuji, Suginami-ku Tokyo 167
Tel: 03-3399-8123 Fax: 03-3399-0730
- Japan Leprosy Mission
- Founded in 1925 for the people suffered from Hanson's disease and to
protect those victims from being treated discriminately. They became their
helpline through visiting patients and healed people to encourage each other,
helpe enlight right understandings for the disease. They have been maintaining
this work in Korea for 20 years, and started to reach out in Halumahera Island
of Indonesia since 1994.
Address: Matazawa Church 3-8-14,
Kami-kitazawa Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 156
03-3302-3007 Fax: 03-3303-4543
- Nihon Kirisutokyo Kaigai Iryo Kyorokukai (Japan
Organization of Christian Services)
- They send mainly Doctors, Nurses and Health Nurses toward Asian nations
and other countries in need of medical health, and support local students and
trainee to learn medical health care. Founded in 1960, and they have first
approved as a Corporation for International Organization for medical care
assistance in Japan. They base the spirit of 'co-existance' in living together
and pursue people's independency in medical health care field through KUSANONE
(roots of grass).
Address: 2-3-18-33 Nishiwaseda, Shinjuku-ku Tokyo
Tel: 03-3208-2416 Fax:
- The Japan
Emergency Team (Nihon Kinkyu Enjotai)
- Founded in 1989. They cooperate and supply the needs for the people in
emergency. Basically it is ran by volunteer work among citizens as a long term
project. Especially they supply clothes, foods and medical stuff for people
who suffer from many disasters.
Address: Tokyo International Post
Office P.O. Box 5418 100-31
0990-53-8127 Fax: 03-3435-8127
International Food for the Hungry (Nihon Kokusai Kiga Taisaku
- Founded in 1981. This is a non-profit organization based on Christitanity.
The supply materials so as spritual need for the people suffer from starvation
and poverty caused by disaster occurs in the world. They send volunteers to
overseas to assist in the are of education, developing assistance to become
independent. Also they offer update information to share and promote relief
project in Japan.
Address: 5-10-5 Hon-cho Nakano-ku Tokyo 164
Tel: 03-3383-7611 Fax: 03-3383-8771
- Founded in 1903. They focus on Jesus Christ as our God saviour according
to His words. They gather the youth who has a desire to be His disciples in
daily lives and reach out to the needy people.
Nishi Waseda, Shinjuku Tokyo 169
03-3203-0171 Fax: 03-3207-0226
- Philippine Kureonto o Tasukeru Ai no Kai
- Founded in 1980, working in this island for sisters and brothers in Christ
those who are suffering from Hanson's disease, and many children in need.
Presently 402 students are supported financially under scholorship. Activities
in domestic, they are reaching out to the people in Sanya in Tokyo,
Kotobuki-ono in Yokohama and Kamagasaki in Osaka.
Address: c/o Mr.
2-13-502 Yamazaki Danchi, 2200 Yamazaki-cho Machida-shi 195
- World Vision
- Founded in 1987. We are authorized by United Economic and Social Committe,
and are Non Governmental Organization based on Christianity. Their
international activities is to support people who are in poverty and living
under pressurised situations. The purpose is to pursue righteousness to bring
reform in their lives, and carry relief project for various assistance which
is urgently required.
- Esnac Kyoiku Satooya Group (Educational Sponsorship
of Needy Asian Children)
- Founded in 1979 as NGO based on Christian principles beyond religious,
race, wealthy and poor and fame. Every month, 2000 Japanese Yen (bringing up
children) and another 500 Yen (Administrative fee) have been supported by
Child sponsorship from Japan to India, Bangladesh and other Asian countries in
which have many children in need of these assistance.
It is believed that
it is a Cooperation project, for our spritual poverty also must be supported
by Children's prayer.
Address: 951 Fujita 1-5-18 Kanahodo Asou-ku,
Tel: 044-931-3703 Fax: