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Japan Volunteer Outreach | Children and Orphans in Japan

Japanese Flag Weeping | The current need: In the wake of the devastation caused by the 8.9 earthquake, and subsequent tsunami that hit Japan in March 2011, tragic reports continue to pour in.  The number of people confirmed dead or missing continues to grow.

As the death count continues to rise, people around the world are hoping to help the children who have been -- and will be -- orphaned by this disaster.

The loss of a loved one is a devastation that fractures our emotional landscape. Death is the most permanent loss a child can face.  Adults have many tools to help them cope and adjust.  Children, however, have fewer skills to help them understand.

As much as we know, orphans have many physical needs, we also know, they have significant emotional needs as well.  Experience has shown that orphanages find it a challenge to meet the emotional and developmental needs of children, including personalized care and attention.   The long-term effects of not receiving safe, healthy and nurturing touch can have a huge impact on a child’s stability for the future.

Ongoing need: Historically, the culture within the country of Japan is powerfully influenced by its politics, and traditional way of life. In the past decades of the 19th century, Japan has battled through many wars with both China and Russia. The aftermath of those wars has created huge gaps between the economically advanced regions and those with impoverished communities. Once again, a country that has undergone the breakdown of its society and culture due to violence is challenged with deficiency of stable homes, and the healthy upbringing of children.

Plagued by sexual abuse, child pornography, drugs and child labor, children are forced to live on the streets and those who are orphaned institutionally live in conditions that seem unimaginable to most.

The future of these children is within our reach, to provide them with the tools to promote a healthy mind, body and spirit will give them the strength to impact the lives of generations to come.

The Liddle Kidz Foundation Global programs support children who are emotionally and physically abused with the compassion and nurturing all children are entitled to by right of birth.  It is through our programs that we work to improve child health, child development and provide gentle care so children can live fully.

 

 (Unicef.org, CIA.gov)

 

 

 

Total population, 2008

 

127,078,679

 

 

 

Estimated number of people (all ages) living with HIV, 2007 estimate

 

10,000

 

 

 

Orphans, Children orphaned (age 0-17) 2007, estimate

 

520,000

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