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Every 5 seconds a child dies of hunger.

Bread for the World

134 million children between the ages of 7 to 18 have never been to school.

Care International

1 out of every 4 deaths under the age of 5 worldwide is due to a water-related disease.

The Water Project

Our Vision

Whenever you have helped the least of these my brothers, you have helped me."

-- Matthew 25:40

Music Ministry

One of the critical needs facing the aging Japanese society is adequate care for elderly who are bedridden and terminally ill. While medical care is certainly important, the JELA Foundation recognizes that mental and spiritual care is of equal importance. The Tokyo-based “Lyra Precaria” training program teaches young adults how to minister to the terminally ill through the use of voice and harp.