Monthly Archives: June 2011

A few news articles

Here are a few news articles about the areas we are serving. I hope this gives you picture of the needs and problems we face. Suicides are on the rise among victims of the disaster. Here is an article from … Continue reading

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Jun’s Video

Jun who went up and helped with our team a few weeks ago sent me the link to the video he made. This video mixes footage from the Benefit Concert for Japan Earthquake Relief they held in NYC in April, … Continue reading

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Temporary housing for evacuees

In Ishinomaki, they estimate they will need close to 10,000 temporary housing units. Not even close to half have been built yet and they don’t know when they will finish the remaining units or even where they will be built.┬áThese … Continue reading

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Update on the office

On Friday, I made a quick trip up to Ishinomaki in order to talk with the relator and get the ball rolling. it was a really rushed and sudden trip because we had to make a decision quick. The relator … Continue reading

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Team Reflections: Part 2

Akira: This is actually my sixth trip up here. I was so encouraged during our Golden Week Trip, but during that time I felt that I need to work on getting my own life in line so that I could … Continue reading

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Please Pray!

For more than a month now, we have been searching for a place we can use as a base up in Ishinomaki. It has been a long journey for many reasons. One reason it has been difficult is because so … Continue reading

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Team Reflections from Last Week’s Trip

We had a team of 7 up in Ishinomaki last week. We had a great team of hard workers and were able to help many people in need. We helped people clean mud out of their ditches, clear debris, clean … Continue reading

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