Ramona Bajema, our country representative in Japan, has spent recent weeks on an inspiring journey, visiting 20 partners helped by AmeriCares following the 2011 triple disaster. These partners have developed sustainable programs that have become so successful they are now part of the fabric of the community.
For residents, five men with intellectual disabilities, the opening marks the beginning of a new chapter in their lives.
Thousands of survivors in Japan have regained hope and peace of mind by working in the garden.
Ramona’s reflections after visiting radiation-affected communities.
Ramona Bajema and Kyoko Sakurai traveled to Yamamoto-cho, Minami Sôma, Sôma, and the coastline of Shinchi-machi in Miyagi Prefecture for a distribution with AmeriCares partner.