Second-Chance Society: Social Entrepreneur - Kawaguchi Kana *RERUN
In Osaka, Japan's second-largest city, one NPO is working with the homeless to help them get back on their feet. Founder Kawaguchi Kana has launched various initiatives providing temporary work and accommodation as a bridge back into mainstream society. These include a city-wide bike share scheme and a social business selling photos that leverage the unique perspectives of those who live on the streets. Follow a unique enterprise striving towards a society that offers everyone a second chance.
The group's bike share scheme has 200 stations across Osaka. Kawaguchi has helped numerous people get off the streets and back into work.
Her latest venture leverages the unique photographic insights of rough sleepers.
The group hands out bentos alongside information on the opportunities they offer.
They also provide temporary accommodation for those with nowhere else to turn.