Monday, October 25, 2010

postheadericon ANT-Hiroshima Donation Helps Establish A Health Camp For Punjabi Flood Victims

ANT-Hiroshima was one of the organizations which provided funds for a health camp for the flood-affected people in Punjab province of Pakistan. ANT-Hiroshima has donated a total of 500,000 yen to help set up the camp.

Here are some photos of the health work being undertaken at the location...
Sunday, October 24, 2010

postheadericon  Ronni Alexander and the Popoki Peace Project

The Popoki Peace Project is a voluntary project established in Kobe, Japan in 2006 by Ronnie Alexander and inspired by her pet cat to help promote peace.

By the way, "Popoki" is "cat" in Hawaiian. In the photo you can see Ronnie with Popoki as a kitten.

The idea behind the project is to develop a more imaginative response to peace. Find out more here.
Thursday, October 21, 2010

postheadericon How Amai from "Sadako's Prayer" is Helping Pakistan's Flood-Affected Children

The Pakistan-based children's charity "Funkor Child Art Center", run by Fauzia Minallah, is playing an active part in helping children affected by the recent floods.

Here's how...
Tuesday, October 19, 2010

postheadericon Pakistan Floods: Winterised Tents and other Relief Activities

Fauzia Minallah reports that the people of Darolai and Gurnai villages in Union Council Mankiyal, Pakistan, have been attempting to reconstruct a wooden bridge since the beginning of August after it was destroyed by the floods. More

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What is ANT-Hiroshima?

Asian Network of Trust-Hiroshima, an NGO based in Hiroshima, Japan, draws its inspiration from the experience of the A-bomb survivors who, together with international support, worked to rebuild their shattered city in a spirit of peace and reconciliation. In a similar spirit, ANT-Hiroshima is involved in a range of relief, reconstruction, and peace-building projects in a number of countries, including Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, and Bangladesh.

ANT-Hiroshima’s work is rooted in the twin missions of providing material, as well as emotional, support to the people we serve. We bring a human touch to the provision of emergency relief in areas devastated by natural disaster or human conflict. Operating on a small scale at the local level, we share a spirit of warmth and compassion along with such immediate material needs as food, clothing, water, shelter, and medical supplies and services.

In Japan, too, our work is inspired by the spirit of Hiroshima in our efforts to motivate the next generation of Japanese to view the world with compassionate eyes. Through programs in education, we strive to stimulate the awareness and action of young people towards both the material and emotional needs of their local communities as well as the international community.

Tomoko Watanabe,
Founder and Executive Director,

Green Legacy Hiroshima

Green Legacy