Posted by: japanecolodge | April 5, 2011

See where your donation money went

Japan Ecolodge Association has set up ‘Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster Relief Fund’ to help relieve the disaster victims on March 14, 2011, just three days after the big earthquake now known for Great East Japan Earthquake. This non-profit organization’s mission is to promote ecolodges that help conservation and improve sustainability of surrounding nature while revitalizing local economy.

international relief effort at workAs of end of March, a total of 1,039,570 yen was collected from Japan, USA, Norway, Singapore, Thailand, South Korea, Greece, Spain, Sweden, and Germany.
About 53% of the total or 532, 480 yen has been used by today for the following;

  1. volunteers
  2. purchase
  3. consumables
  4. Services
  5. Carbon offset
  6. Transaction

More detailed interim report can be downloaded at;


  1. you will get updates on our association and partners’ efforts – track where your donation money goes
  2. your contribution of every last yen will be used on relief efforts – entirely used to purchase goods or offer services
  3. count on environmental friendliness – buy local, buy green products, help revitalize the local economy

PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS for Tohoku earthquake & Tsunami Disaster Relief Fund

Choose from two payment methods

  1. International transaction to Bank of Kyoto
  2. Paypal

Please see the payment instruction (pdf) on our website;



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