Soka Gakkai in Japan Makes Donations in Support of Ukrainians Forced to Flee

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Four people standing in a row for a photo
WFP Japan Relations Office Director Naoe Yakiya (center right) with Soka Gakkai Vice President Hirotsugu Terasaki (center left) at the donation ceremony [© Seikyo Shimbun]

On March 24, the Soka Gakkai in Japan made a donation of five million yen (US$40,987) to the World Food Programme (WFP), and on March 28, the organization donated five million yen (US$40,987) and two million yen (US$16,395) respectively to the Japan Committee for UNICEF and the NGO Japan Platform. On March 30, it donated one million yen (US$8,197) to the NGO Association for Aid and Relief, Japan. These organizations were chosen as they are directly engaged in providing assistance on the ground.