Three Ukrainian high school girls who are Ukrainian refugees living in Poland, will come to Japan on a scholarship program, and a welcome ceremony and a small reception will be held at the Tokyo headquarters of the Sisters of Canossa on Friday, January 26, 2024, at 15:30.
Supporting Ukrainian Refugee Students in Poland Scholarship Program in Japan 2023
Three Ukrainian high school girls, who are Ukrainian refugees living in Poland, will come to Japan on a scholarship program, and a welcome ceremony and a small reception will be held at the Tokyo headquarters of the Sisters of Canossa on Friday, January 26, 2024, at 15:30.
The welcome party will be held at the Tokyo headquarters of the Catholic Sisters of Canossa (a Christian organization).
Date and time: From 15:30 on Friday, January 26, 2024
Location: Catholic Sisters of Canossa
Address: 2-5-1 Sakurajosui, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 156-0045
How to get there:
・15 minutes walk from Odakyu Kyodo Station, 5 minutes by taxi
・Same from Keio Line Sakurajosui Station
About this Support Program
Purpose of the Scholarship Program: The ‘Bonds that Protect the Heavenly Earth’ initiative offers Ukrainian high school girls, who have sought refuge in Poland, educational opportunities in Japan. The program provides support for travel and living expenses, application and procedures, and living environment. By studying at a high school in Japan, the program seeks to broaden the future horizons for these young women.
Meikou Gakuen located in Omuta City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Kyushu, is the first school to participate in this program. Meikou Gakuen is a renowned Catholic school with a storied history and rich culture. Dedicated to cultivating individuals ready to contribute to society, the school offers a nurturing environment and a dynamic student life through its unique programs.
The project has been conceived and coordinated by Yumenosya Fundation and actively supported by The Polish Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan (PCCIJ), the Center for Support for Ukrainian Refugees in Opole, Poland, The Polish Red Cross (Opole Branch), The Canossian Daughters of Charity, The Polish-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce in Warsaw as well as individual supporters.
You are welcome to come to participate in this event. For those who would like to join the reception, please contact directly PCCIJ Secretariat by email.