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ABOUT US

Ashinaga provides financial support and emotional care to young people around the world who have lost either one or both parents. With a history of more than 55 years, our support has enabled more than 110,000 orphaned students to gain access to higher education.

From 2002, we expanded our activities internationally, with our first office abroad in Uganda. Since then, we have established new offices in Senegal, the US, Brazil, the UK, and France to support the Ashinaga Africa Initiative.


  • OVERVIEW

    Educational support and emotional care to orphaned students worldwide.


  • PHILOSOPHY

    A warm heart, an open mind, a proactive attitude, and an international outlook.


  • FOUNDER

    Yoshiomi Tamai started the Ashinaga Movement in the 60s after losing his mother to a traffic accident.


  • HISTORY

    Over 55 years of activities and 110,000 students supported. A movement that started in Japan but expanded to the world.


  • ASHINAGA IN NUMBERS

    Discover our impact through our latest statistics.


  • THE IMPACT

    Students who have lost their parents face considerable challenges. Ashinaga helps them access education and achieve their dreams.

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