Leadership training at Ashinaga Senegal

  Thanks to the insightful leadership training delivered by Aminata Lo on the 27th, 28th and 29th December, the 2017 Ashinaga Africa Initiative students are now well-equipped to implement their innovative ideas.  The training was conducted in collaboration with the African non-profit Jokkolabs, an ‘ideas laboratory’ comprising of over 400 entrepreneurs, all with a shared […]

Ashinaga meets with Kenjin-Tatsujin Member Dr. Kandeh K. Yumkella

Ashinaga member of the board in charge of the Ashinaga Africa Initiative (AAI) Yukie Seki has recently returned from a visit to Sierra Leone, the UK, and Paris recruiting students and promoting the Kenjin-Tatsujin International Advisory Council. During the trip she met with former United Nations Under-Secretary-General, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy […]

Ashinaga holds inaugural event of Ashinaga UK Office

Event welcomes 75 guests to the prestigious venue at the UK House of Commons   Ashinaga France and UK hubs to provide momentum to AAI Coming off the back of President Tamai’s successful talk at Sciences Po in Paris, given in September at the request of Director Frédéric Mion, Ashinaga has opened its UK office […]

Ashinaga Senegal marks the start of their 2017/2018 activities!

On Friday 3 November, nearly 100 people attended a ceremony to mark Ashinaga Senegal’s 2017 programmes in Dakar. Among those present were the 19 candidates for the Ashinaga Africa Initiative programme, 20 primary school scholarship holders, five local higher-education scholarship students, and staff and interns from all over the world. This was the first time […]

Ashinaga Senegal congratulates its first graduate

  One of our first scholars of the Ashinaga University Scholarship Program in Ashinaga Senegal, Maimouna Kouaté, has just graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique of Dakar, one of the most prestigious schools in Senegal.   Maimouna benefited for one year from Ashinaga Senegal’s financial and educational support. In addition to covering all the costs related […]

Francophone students of the Ashinaga Africa Initiative now selected !

The selection of future francophone students for the Ashinaga Africa Initiative has been completed after several Ashinaga teams conducted interviews and exams with applicants in each of the 15 eligible countries for this year’s programme. We are happy to announce that 19 students have been selected, amongst which five will be going on to study […]

Ashinaga Senegal hold their first primary school tsudoi

    Ashinaga Senegal, in collaboration with Jokkokids, organized its second activity with the scholars from the Senegal Primary School Scholarship Program. The activity gathered the children for two days at the Ashinaga Senegal Kokoro Juku and focused on the theme “From Storytelling to Coding “. As the activity progressed the children opened up to […]

Lecture by the Founder of ASHINAGA, Yoshiomi Tamai

Lecture by Ashinaga at Sciences Po Mr. Yoshiomi Tamai is the founder of Ashinaga, Japan’s largest non-profit organization. With his educational support for orphaned students spanning over 50 years, he has fulfilled the dreams of higher education for over 100,000 young people. His work is not just confined to Japan; Tamai has expanded his remit of […]

Visit of Dr. Lassina Zerbo, member of Kenjin-Tatsujin Council, to the Tokyo office

On the 7th of August, Dr. Lassina Zerbo, member of Kenjin Tatsujin Council and Executive Secretary at Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) paid a visit to Ashinaga’s main office in Tokyo. Dr. Zerbo took part in the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony on the 6th of August and has been just been bestowed with a status […]

Kenjin-Tatsujin Council Member Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara passes away at 105

  On July 18, 2018, Kenjin-Tatsujin International Advisory Council Member Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara passed away peacefully from respiratory complications at the age of 105. Dr. Hinohara had been the Honorary President of St. Luke’s International Hospital. During his long career as a physician at St Luke’s hospital in Tokyo, Dr. Hinohara introduced innovative medical checkup […]