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Welcome to CWAJ!
The College Women's Association of Japan (CWAJ) is a not-for-profit volunteer organization of Japanese and non-Japanese women interested in education, cross-cultural exchange, and friendship. Offering opportunities for women from all over the world to share unique cultural experiences with their Japanese peers, CWAJ provides a long-term link with Japan as well as the immediate benefits of a wide range of activities in and around Tokyo.You will find more information in our About Us section.
CWAJ - Promoting Education and Cross-Cultural Understanding
CWAJ Education Programs have contributed to the Japanese society and community for almost 40 years. They are an integral part of CWAJ along with the Scholarship Programs as well as one of our goals. We would like to introduce to you our three programs, one is for children, one is for foreign exchange students, and one is for the visually impaired people.
In addition, CWAJ has continued to contribute to society with its Fukushima Relief Projects and unique art appreciation opportunity for the visually impaired through Print Show Hands-on-Art.

CWAJ Fukushima Relief Projects
Immediately after the catastrophic earthquake, a number of inquiries came from CWAJ members as well as former members now residing abroad asking how they could help the victims and the stricken area through CWAJ. By mid-April 2011 the CWAJ Great East Japan Earthquake Relief Fund was established and CWAJ Great East Japan Earthquake Mental Health Care Project was launched. The relief initiatives developed to CWAJ Fukushima Relief Projects and established Fukushima Relief Scholarship for nursing students studying at Fukushima Medical University School of Nursing. The first scholarships were awarded in March 2012. CWAJ Print Show also coordinated activities to raise funds to support Fukushima through art, which was realized as “Asobijutsu”, an art program for children, in July 2014.
CWAJ’s education committees participated in summer event in Fukushima, contributing with its long experience in children’s English education.

CWAJ sincerely thanks you for your kind support and donation.
We are committed to continue to support the stricken area and give hope for the futur
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Click on the pictures for a detailed explanation of these activities.
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Hands-On-Art Fukushima Art Project Fukushima Scholar Volunteers at Art Program
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Children's Education Circle Foreign Student's Circle Volunteers for the Visually Impaired
 

Our Education Programs widely service the community to meet its needs and promote friendship between the people and CWAJ. It may be difficult to choose from all our worthwhile programs but why not join us and discover a new world in volunteering. If you are interested in our programs, please contact Education@cwaj.org.

 

CWAJ in News

CWAJ continues to make a splash in the Print media world!! Tokyo Weekender, an English language magazine, published a great article on CWAJ with focus on our Scholarship activities and the Print show.
To read this article, click here.
A wonderful article in the Japan Times on May 20 featured CWAJ and our 2014 Scholars. Many thanks to everyone who volunteered at the Press Conference before the luncheon!
To read the article, click here.

You can make a difference by making a donation  (ご寄附) to support CWAJ's Scholarships and
on-going Fukushima Relief Projects.

To CWAJ Scholarship top page   CWAJ奨学金トップページへ 
 

Upcoming & Ongoing Events/Activities 
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PEP Kids in Fukushima
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Asobijutsu in Fukushima
(Please click on the images for more photos!)
 Adventures of Ai
Adventures of Ai
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Ceramics group trip
Kamakura Hiking
June 2014 Good-by Hiking in Kamakura
  • Luncheon:  Next luncheon is December 3, Wednesday, at the Tokyo American Club in Azabudai.
    What did you miss at our luncheon in October? Look here for the past luncheon report.

  • Education Program in Fukushima: On July 20, the English program for children in Fukushima was piloted in a fun program at PEP KIDS in Koriyama.

  • The Donation/Sponsorship Campaign is well underway!                                                                                                                 
  • Adventures of Ai: This summer, the Board endorsed a proposal to have College Women's Association of Japan (CWAJ) listed as a Charity for The Adventures of Ai project. For further information, please click here.

  • Scholarship: 2014 CWAJ scholars were introduced during the May Luncheonn
    Click here for 2014 Scholars' profiles. 2014年度CWAJ奨学生生
    Click
    here for a slideshow of CWAJ Scholars Now, 1972-2012.
    Click hereto the Scholarship Committee page for more (members only)   
                                        
  • MOODSWINGS @ Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation held on June 3, 2014

    (For a glimpse of information available to CWAJ Members, click here.)