Report about urgent aids for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) @ Cambodia

[Original by Mariko OMURA, Cambodia Project (May 7, 2020); Translated by J. Tsuchiya/M. Olagoke] I am Mariko Omura, the JVC Cambodia Office Representative. I continue to work remotely from Japan in concert with the staff in Cambodia. For more than 3 weeks, no new COVID-19 infections! The Cambodian Ministry of Health reported on May 4 that there has been no new infected person since April 13 up till today. The total number of cases is 122 with 120 recovered and 2 still remaining in hospital. Most infections were imported. I really hope the decreasing trend will continue. A survey in our operation villages and the results Currently, the local staff…

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Vote for children in South Sudan to help them go to school !

The voting campaign for helping everyone on earth has started as usual this year. It is organized by “the Global Village Fund” of Felissimo Corporation, which has been supporting JVC for a long time. JVC was awarded for the first prize last year. We are grateful for their support! The Global Village Fund by Felissimo Corporation is based on donations in a unit of 100 yen per month. It is aimed to support projects conducted around the world such as “self-reliance from poverty”, “relief from natural disasters,” and “support for restoration.” Six projects including JVC’s South Sudan Project are nominated for the vote of this year. The campaign receives votes…

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[closed] Welcome to the English volunteer team of JVC!

* Application to the English volunteer team is now closed. We thank all the applicants for their interest on this matter. The Japan International Volunteer Center (JVC) is an international NGO working in the fields of humanitarian aid and community development. The activities include post-conflict reconstruction, peacebuilding, medical care, rural development, forest preservation, and more. We are currently doing projects in nine countries, Afghanistan, Iraq, Palestine, Sudan, South Africa, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, and Korea (DPRK). We also work in Japan to support people in Kesennuma and Minamisoma who suffered from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. For further information, visit our website (https://www.ngo-jvc.net/en/). We are now looking for volunteers who…

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