Young Descendants Short Term Visit Program 2019

In July 2019, Hana Tominaga took Sakura Yee to Fukuoka, Japan for the Short Term Visit Program for Young Descendants of Immigrants from Fukuoka. It is a Fukuoka funded program that lets children 11 years old experience Fukuoka in hopes that they will become leaders of their respective Kenjinkai in the future.  Here is chaperone Hana Tominaga’s report on their experience.   For more information on the program, or if you are a member and have an 11 year child in 2020 to participate in the program please contact us.

2019年の7月に富永花さんが引率としてイー・桜さんを連れて県人会担い手育成招へい事業に参加しました。このプログラムは福岡県人会の11歳の子供達に福岡に滞在してもらって色々な経験をさせてくれるものです。そして将来各地の福岡県人会のリーダーを育成するプログラムです。以下は富永さんのレポートです(英語)。県人会のメンバーで2020年にプログラムに参加できる11歳の子供がいる場合は県人会に連絡してください。

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Toronto’s Kenpi Student Blog

As a member of the Toronto Fukuoka Kenjinkai, you can apply to become a student at a Fukuoka post-secondary institution for one year.  The prefecture will pay for many of your expenses, but in exchange you will have to take part in the activities the prefecture organization provides for you (with the other students from various Fukuoka Kenjinkais) and abide by their rules.  Last year, Toronto’s first participant in the program went to Japan.  She is keeping a blog (mostly in Japanese) so please take a look.

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