On the 20th Anniversary （Shingo Oda, Chairperson）
Affirming its basic philosophy of providing health and hope for all, PHJ has been helping the people of Asia to lead healthy life by improving medical and health care conditions through education, throughout the past 20 years,
Established as Project HOPE Japan in 1997 and reorganized as People’s Hope Japan (PHJ) in 2006, PHJ has focused its activities in maternal and child health improvement in rural areas of developing countries. Since the East Japan Disaster of March 2011, PHJ has expanded its mission to extend medical and health support to the victims of disaster in Japan. Together with the donors, PHJ has been implementing reconstruction support to the hospitals and medical facilities suffering from the disaster.
On the 20th anniversary, PHJ is determined to strengthen its operations as sustainable ones taking into consideration of various changing factors of social responsibility and contribution. All staff members of PHJ will continue their daily activities earnestly and persistently to meet the expectations of the donors as well as the recipients and beneficiaries of the donations.
On behalf of the PHJ staff members, board members and supporting members, I would like to extend my sincere appreciation for your generous support, cooperation and advice for the past 20 years and many years to come.
|1958||Dr. Walsh established Project HOPE in the US and
started medical services with the hospital ship S.S.HOPE
|1997||Project HOPE Japan established as a Japan branch of Project HOPE|
|1998||Established a Representative Office in Thailand|
|1999||Certified as a non-profit organization (NPO) by the Economic Planning Agency (then)
Established a Representative Office in Indonesia
|2001||Accredited as the first certified NPO by the Japan Tax Agency|
|2003||Established a Representative Office in Cambodia|
|2006||Reorganized as PH-Japan (People’s Hope Japan)|
|2011||Started Eat Japan Disaster Emergency and Reconstrcution Support|
|2015||Established a Representative Office in Myanmar|
|2016||Transferred Thai and Indonesia projects to local administration and closed representative offices|
|2017||Celebrated the 20th anniversary|