Tackling Food Poverty with Rescued Rations: Social Business Founders - Seki Yoshimi & Kikuhara Misato


28m 00s
Broadcast on July 27, 2022 Available until July 27, 2024

Since the Great East Japan Earthquake & Tsunami of 2011, Japan's market for emergency rations has skyrocketed. However, once purchased, most homes and workplaces forget about such supplies until their use-by date approaches, and they are ultimately thrown away. Yokohama college students Seki Yoshimi and Kikuhara Misato launched a social business that avoids such waste by leveraging these resources to tackle burgeoning food poverty that has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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