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Tohoku Youth Program

AJF Priority Area: Reconstruction

Country location: Australia, Japan

Grantee: Australia Japan Society (ACT) Inc.

Four students and one adult
March 2019 at Radford College Saki Kumagai, Hatsune Hirano, Takao Sakae (Chaperone Shun Toba, Mitsuho Niinuma (Credit: B. Jarman)

Project description

The Tohoku Youth Program is designed to assist young Japanese 14 to 17 years old, who lost one or both parents in the disastrous earthquake and tsunami of March 2011, by bringing them to Canberra for a brief respite and educational experience.

Key dates

Questacon, Canberra, 24/07/2019 to 01/08/2019

Nara Candle Festival, Nara Peace Park, 26/10/2019

Australia-Japan Foundation grant: $7,500

Last Updated: 11 September 2019
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