Please donate to provide humanitarian support those suffering crisis in Ukraine (Request for continuous support)

Sophia University and Sophia Alumni Association (Sophia-kai), with Japan Association for Refugees UNHCR are making an emergency fundraising campaign for Ukraine refugees whose lives are threatened by violent conflict.

We have received a great deal of support in response to the call made through our university. We would like to express our appreciation for your kindness and kindness.

【Donation record: as of November 24, 2022】

Number of cases: 269
Amount: 5,094,000JPY

Main uses
◆ Local emergency support activities for UNHCR
① Protection
:Protection of women, children, the elderly and people with special needs, psychological care and
counseling, Transmission of safety-related information
② Shelter/Emergency Relief Supplies
: Supply of emergency shelter supplies (blankets, clothing, mattresses, hygiene products), expansion of acceptance facilities, planning to secure housing)
③ Cash benefits
: 2,200 hryvnia (about 10,000 yen) will be paid for 3 months. For basic needs such as rent, food
And sanitary goods

Sophia University has accepted 10 Ukrainian students who wish to continue their studies in Japan. However, it is also true that there are still many people in Ukraine who have serious concerns about their lives, as well as continuing their studies.
Under the educational spirit of “For Others, With Others,” our university will continue to cooperate with the United Nations Association for UNHCR and continue to support the people of Ukraine.
We would like to ask for your continued support and cooperation.

The donations received will be sent to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) through the Japan Association for Refugees. Amounts sent to UNHCR will be announced on the Sophia University official website and other media.

Please find below messages from Yoshiaki Terumichi, President of Sophia University and Masao Torii, President of Sophia-kai for this fund raising campaign.

Sophia University

For Others, With Others