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Scientology Volunteer Ministers in Japan

A short clip covering some of our recent activities in Japan.

Hashikami Students Express Their Thanks

The Scientology Volunteer Ministers in Kesennuma presented a very special and colorful thank you note to Mr. Toshiyuki Mizutani, CEO of Hodaka Bicycle Company from the students of Hashikami Junior High School today.

Helping the Kesennuma Fishermen’s Association Recover

Delivery of Scientology Assists

The Volunteer Ministers have recently been delivering assists to the 96 fishermen of the Kesennuma Fishermen’s Association. As fishing is Kesennuma’s main industry, recovery of the Fishermen’s Association members means recovery of Kesennuma City itself.

The president of the association was the first to receive an assist. He gained so much from the action he asked the Volunteer Ministers to return the following day to deliver assists to every member of the association.

Japan: Handling the Devastation

Mr. Koji Minami (right) with the President of General Affairs at Onagawa Shelter in Sendai (center). Mr. Minami was active in human rights work when the disaster hit and soon joined the Volunteer Minister Corps. In the following weeks he inspired many others to join the Volunteer Ministers in the shelters in and around Sendai.

Koji Minami became an active Volunteer Minister shortly after the disaster and has been in active duty since. Here is his personal view on the situation.

Volunteer Minister Koji Minami tells the story of his work after the earthquake in Sendai, Japan:

Being There to Help: Daimon Yoshida about his Volunteer Minister work in Kesennuma City

Daimon Yoshida

A few days after the disaster Daimon Yoshida left Tokyo to help in Kesennuma in the North-East of Japan. Here is his personal account.

I was in Kesennuma for several days. My hat is off to the Volunteer Ministers who are staying in a disaster zone for long periods of time.

Better Soup and Assists: Report from Tokyo Headquarters

Volunteer Ministers provide hundreds of Scientology assists in shelters every day. Assists are techniques developed by L. Ron Hubbard that speed recovery from stress and trauma.

Report from Scientology Volunteer Ministers Heasquarters in Tokyo, Japan:

Today we helped 2,673 people and delivered 219 assists in Onagawa, Ishinomaki and Kesennuma. While we are expanding and sending teams to assess the damage and the state of the shelters in areas we have not yet visited, we continue delivering assists and helping the evacuees in any way we can.

More Help and From Nearby: Taiwanese Volunteer Ministers Arrived in Japan

Proud to help: The Taiwanese Volunteer Ministers at Kaoshiung airport before taking off for the four-hour flight to Tokyo.

Ten Taiwanese Volunteer Ministers arrived in the Tokyo airport on the 10th of April to help in Japan.

They were welcomed by the Volunteer Minister team at the Tokyo Headquarters, received their orientation to the scene on the ground and deployed to Onagawa yesterday. The Taiwanese team is now working with the Scientology Volunteer Ministers in Onagawa, delivering assists and helping in any way possible.

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