Daisuke Kawashima

For Daisuke Kawashima's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Young people starting to warm up to finding employment with NPOs

Sep 30, 2013

Young people starting to warm up to finding employment with NPOs

An increasing number of young Japanese are seeking jobs with nonprofit organizations because they want to get involved in addressing social problems. While working for NPOs doesn’t always provide stable employment, they can be a rewarding place for young people eager to change society, ...

Abandoned animals find new home on farm

Nov 21, 2012

Abandoned animals find new home on farm

Seiji Taniguchi, 64, smiled as he put a tray of sweet potatoes and nutmeg in front of one of the cages in his farm. “Momo, is it good?” he asked. Momo, a female Japanese macaque, squeaked in joy and nibbled the food. It is ...