Japan Association for the World Food Program Charity Walk: 'Walk the World'
The Japan Association for the World Food Program* hosted a charity walk event, 'Walk the World', at Yokohama Minato Mirai area on May 13, 2018. A record high 4,707 people, including 57 participants from Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and MC Group Company employees and families, joined the charity walk.
Participants, ranging from adults to children, enjoy a leisurely 5-10km walk along Yokohama's scenic Minato-Mirai Bay, and in doing so make a significant contribution towards the organization's aim of raising funds to end hunger and provide school meals for children in need. The Charity Walk started in 2005, and MC has been supporting the organization since 2010.
* An NPO supporting the United Nations World Food Program's mission of fighting hunger worldwide
Project for Sending Japanese Language Teachers in Republic of Serbia
On April 25th, a completion ceremony for the Sending Language Teachers Project was held at the University of Belgrade. The project dispatches Japanese teachers to primary and secondary educational insitutions in Serbia to spread Japanese language education through out the country. The project also aims to provide employment opportunities and motivate Japanese major students and graduates from the University of Belgrade by dispatching them to institutions as teachers. Over 200 students from 17 elementary and high schools participated in the ceremony, and presented what they had learned through songs, speeches and poetry reading.
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