Nepalese Army – Devoted the Most to putting Nippon Kan’s AHAN Credo into Practice

August 30, 2017

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There can be many appearances of Aikido, as it should, in my opinion.  Just like gathering with fellow Aikidoka (Aikidoists ) after practice (keiko) to have a good time with a few drinks and “sake” can be a good aspect of Aikido to foster a sense of camaraderie among fellow Aikidoka, not only to promote a healthy sense of self-esteem …

A Report from AHAN Nippon Kan in Myanmar

August 5, 2017

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Reported by Nilar Than, AHAN Nippon Kan Myanmar Coordinator In 2009, Homma Kancho initiated AHAN efforts to establish AHAN Nippon Kan Myanmar Learning Center.  Please witness how the school and the students are doing today! AHAN Nippon Kan Myanmar Learning Center was founded as a private school to help educate young boys and girls from rural areas who wish to …

A Report on Madrasah Orphanage from AHAN Nippon Kan Bangladesh

August 5, 2017

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Maji Al Sarka AHAN Nippon Kan Bangladesh Coordinator Do you know a Pakistani human rights activist Ms. Malala Yousafzai? Although she was gunned down by an extremist, who was against education of girls and women, and was critically injured when she was 15 years old, she was awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 for her efforts and contributions …

Update from Bilay House

August 5, 2017

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A jubilant letter from the Bilay House in Thailand AHAN Nippon Kan Coordinator, Thailand Reported by Hom Potha Dear Homma Sensei, How are you? Hope you are doing great. We are doing great over here. All the kids say hello. They are hoping to see you soon. Best Regards, Bilay Children at the Bilay House in Thailand are doing well …

Nepal Army Ranger Nippon-kan Aikido Report

May 30, 2017

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Nepal Army Rangers perform the central and vital role in teaching Nippon Kan Aikido within the entire Nepali Army. Approximately 60~80 instructor candidates train at AHAN Nippon Kan Training Center (ANTC). Over 7,500 Army soldiers are trained by experienced instructors every year. Elite Nepal Army Rangers with the Gurkhas lineage and traditions are not only tough and strong as elite …

Nepal –The Next Generation; Sharing the Gift of Caring

February 3, 2017

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Nepal Ranger WWY Meal Service Project Kathmandu February 3rd, 2017 On February 3rd, 2017, the Nepal Ranger AHAN WWY (We’re with You) project held a meal service for senior citizens housed at the Pashupatinath Briddhashram in Kathmandu. Nepal Ranger Commanding Officers, Ranger Instructors and the children of the Ranger WWY program prepared and served the meal to elders in need …

AHAN Mindanao Medical Mission Projects, Mindanao, Philippines

December 4, 2016

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On the island of Mindanao in the Philippines, resurgence in civilian violence has erupted as a war rages between rebel factions and drug lords and government forces struggle for control of the area. In the middle of this conflict is AHAN Mindanao Learning Center, located in Illigan City, Mindanao. In the middle of all of this conflict and violence, the …

Volunteer School Clean-up Project in Kathmandu

November 25, 2016

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On November 25th, 2016, 50 of our Nepal Ranger ANTC and RUC Instructor volunteers along with 40 of our WWY (Were’ With You) Youth Program members conducted our 14th volunteer project since the WWY was formed in 2015. This time, our team did a clean-up project around the Halchok School which has been an AHAN and ANTC supported project since …

Great Earthquake in Nepal April 25th, 2015; Response and Support Documentary (Video)

September 12, 2015

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April 25th, 2015 On April 25th, 2015, a devastating earthquake with the magnitude of 7.8 struck Nepal. Over 8500 people died and over 20,000 people were injured. The destruction was catastrophic and many treasured historical sites, temples and shrines were reduced to rubble.  Our sincere sympathy to all of the victims of this tragic disaster in Nepal. The Nepal Army …

AHAN Nippon Kan Izmir, Turkey

August 22, 2015

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Report August 22nd, 2015 My home of Izmir and the surrounding areas are famous as a quite, scenic retreat on the Aegean sea. In the past weeks however, my hometown has changed drastically. Reports on refugees fleeing Syria are international news story and problems have begun here. In my country of Turkey, the total population has increased by 30% with …

AHAN Nippon Kan Bilay House Thailand

August 15, 2015

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Report August 15th, 2015 Pumpkin Harvest The fields of tapioca are growing very well. Along with the tapioca we used extra space to plant vegetables and pumpkins. The pumpkin have also grown really well and we had a good pumpkin harvest! One of our goals is to make Bilay House completely self sufficient and these crops will go a long …

AHAN Nippon Kan Mindanao Philippines

June 14, 2015

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Report June 14th, 2015 Badjao Tribe Children Support AHAN Nippon Kan supports the Badjao tribe, an ocean migrant tribe of immigrants that have settled near Illigan City, home of AHAN Mindanao. In 2013, after serving meals for over three years, AHAN built the New Life Learning Center for the Badjao people. A few days ago AHAN Mindanao gave the New …

Philippine Mindanao AHAN Nippon Kan Coordinator Report

March 23, 2015

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March 23rd, 2015 Ahan Mindanao students organized and served a food service at the Dalipuga Day Care Center. This day care center focuses on children from families in distress. The children were very happy and even sang a song for us! Serving food to the children of Dalipuga Day Care Center Sept 8th, 2014 Competitors from all over Mindanao Island …

Nepal AHAN Nippon Kan Coordinator Report

March 22, 2015

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March 22nd, 2015             Nepal Army Ranger cadets clean up a national heritage site in Kathmandu Loving one’s country comes in many forms and taking care of the environmental conditions of historical sites is one positive way for the Nepal Ranger Instructor cadets to care for their community during peace time. Kathmandu has many national …

Thailand AHAN Nippon Kan (Bilay House) Coordinator Report

February 3, 2015

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Feb 3rd 2015 With the new Bilay House Heritage Center finished and open, the children are weaving a number cloths with traditional Karen tribe designs. All of the children say “Thank you very much!” for the water cooler, school uniforms and shoes.                        Studying traditional Karen tribe weaving at the …