Hikaru Hayashi

For Hikaru Hayashi's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Sep 3, 2013

Disadvantaged Cambodian kids get hands-on training as beauticians

Two Japanese entities are offering training to homeless girls and victims of human-trafficking in Cambodia so they can one day become beauticians, bringing hope for the future to girls who have mostly known misery. Tokyo-based nonprofit organization Kokkyo naki Kodomotachi (Children Without Borders) and ...

NPO gives exploited Asian kids fresh start

Nov 27, 2012

NPO gives exploited Asian kids fresh start

A Tokyo-based nonprofit group is providing job training to street children and victims of human trafficking or sexual exploitation in Asia and the Middle East to help them reintegrate into society and build their self-esteem. The organization, called Kokkyo naki Kodomotachi (Children without Borders), ...