Two Years Later: Thank you for sticking with Tohoku

Two Years Later: Thank you for sticking with Tohoku

Two years ago this month, the world watched as northeastern Japan was submerged beneath the brutal forces of nature. Immediately, hundreds of people reached out to the affected people of the Tohoku region in partnership with Give2Asia and our local partners in Japan with over $8 million to support immediate relief, economic revitalization, and much more. 

Give2Asia, our local partners and the people of Tohoku thank everyone who supported the region's recovery. You can learn more about Give2Asia's recovery efforts and each project we supported at
Ask Us Anything! 

You've got questions? We've got answers! Give2Asia's disaster response lead, Gillian Yeoh, will be taking questions on reddit's open forum AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Monday, March 11 at 10 am Pacific/ 1 pm Eastern. Here's how to get involved: 

1. Create a reddit username (or sign in if you already have one)

2. Go to on Monday, between 9:30 am - 12 pm Pacific/12:30-3 pm Eastern and click on the blue link that says :
 IAMA disaster response lead at Give2Asia who spent the last two years supporting earthquake and tsunami recovery work in Tohoku, Japan. AMA.

3. Post your questions on Tohoku recovery, disaster response, international development, or philanthropy. See you there!

Two Year Report to Donors on Impact & Projects in Japan
Tohoku Two Year Report
Two years after the disaster, Give2Asia has undertaken over 40 projects and programs with  33 local NPO partners in northeastern Japan. As always, Give2Asia maintains its commitment to report back to donors on every project we support. You can read about each project we funded during the second year of recovery at
Give2Asia Welcomes Henry Tang as New CFO
Henry tang
Welcome, Henry! Prior to joining Give2Asia at the beginning of February 2013, Mr. Tang served as the CFO for Tides, a charitable organization providing services related to donor-advised funds and fiscal sponsorships; and at Merriman Capital, a publicly traded investment bank. He served on a United Nations mission to Angola, where he trained the Ministry of Finance in project finance and evaluated proposed development projects. He taught a graduate course at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil.

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