FIDR is a non-governmental organization working to support children in developing countries and people affected by disasters.

Organization

Organization

Name Foundation for International Development/Relief (FIDR)
Chairperson Nobuhiro Iijima
Head Office OCC Bldg.3F,2-1 Kanda-Surugadai, Chiyoda-ku, TOKYO 101-0062 JAPAN
TEL:(+81)3-5282-5211 FAX:(+81)3-3294-2525
E-mail:fidr@fidr.or.jp
Date of Establishment April 26, 1990
Governing Agency Cabinet Office
Basic Fund 303 million Yen
Purposes of the Organization
  • ・To contribute toward the autonomous development and promotion of welfare in developing countries through implementing programs for improvement of people’s living conditions focusing on the wellbeing of children and socioeconomic advancement of the region.
  • ・To carry out emergency relief assistance for the victims by natural disasters occurred in Japan and overseas to promote their social rehabilitation.
Support Members Individual Supporting Members: 2,287
Corporate Supporting Members: 278
(as of March 31, 2013)
Secretary General Itsuro Okada
Offices Japan (Tokyo, Iwate pref.)・Cambodia (Phnom Penh)・Vietnam(Danang)・Nepal(Kathmandu)
Staff 56(As of March 8, 2013)
Awards and Commendations
  • ・Public Health Award(by The Dai-ichi Mutual Life Insurance Company, 2007
  • ・Health, Labour and Welfare Minister’s commendation(2007)
  • ・Foreign Minister’s commendation(2008)
  • ・Certificate of Appreciation by Mayor of Kashiwazaki City(2008)
  • ・Certificate of Appreciation by Governor of Iwate Prefecture (2011)