Azubi Day Care Center for Elderly

Azubi (meaning “where people get together”) opened in the central part of Noda Village, where the tsunami washed away most of the buildings 2 years before. The dream...

Azubi (meaning “where people get together”) opened in the central part of Noda Village, where the tsunami washed away most of the buildings 2 years before. The dream of opening Azubi has finally come true after 3 years of planning and struggling with the disaster. In December 2009, Noda Village commissioned Japan Workers’ Co-operative Union (JWCU) to provide a training program to become care workers. The graduates of this program, now worker-members themselves, launched a community welfare (…)


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