Today marks four years since the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake, and the aftermath which left hundreds of thousands of people displaced, homes damaged or destroyed, and infrastructure crippled. Although four years have since passed, with Japan receiving support on a global scale, recovery is still an ongoing effort. Remembering the tragedy, the Elementary, Middle and High … Continue reading Four Years On: Japan Relief Round-Up
ASIJ’s student service group Philippine Relief Organization (PRO) would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who helped with the Special Philippine Relief Bake Sale on November 12. In total, we raised 181,868 yen (bake sale: 71,443 yen and donation so far: 110,425 yen). It’s not too late if you still want to … Continue reading ASIJ student group PRO raises money for Typhoon Haiyan relief
Over spring break, I was blessed with the opportunity to join the annual Philippine Relief Organization (PRO) trip to Cebu. Our first two days primarily focused on Buyong Elementary School. We donated laptops generously gifted to us from the ASIJ community, and had the privilege of attending their sixth grade graduation. We were also given … Continue reading Philippine Relief Organization makes a difference at Cebu elementary school
Sena Chang (grade 5) shares her essay on the ASIJ School in Cambodia—a school that from 2009-2012 ASIJ students raised $19,000 to help build. In April, as part of a social studies unit on global responsibility, Sena became interested in the UN global goal of quality education. The goal of the essays assigned in the social studies … Continue reading Sena Chang Writes on Quality Education in Cambodia
Elementary school students have been busy this year with a whole slew of service activities. From recycling to rainbow loom, our kindergarten through fifth grade students have put their heart into helping others.