To the Rescue of the Unemployed

Where We Call Home

27m 00s
Broadcast on July 26, 2021 Available until July 26, 2022

With the pandemic, the number of foreigners in Japan who find themselves without work is on the rise. On this episode, we follow 2 people's efforts to provide support to the unemployed. Duong Thi Thuy Duong mobilized a Buddhist temple, volunteers and donors to help fellow Vietnamese who've become homeless. And, part of the staff at an employment support center for non-Japanese established in May 2020, Chinese-born Sugaya Akihiko earnestly guides people on their way to finding work.

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