A group of elderly women chatting over lunch and devoting the rest of their time to making handicrafts such as dolls and handkerchiefs say that time really flies at Kawaji-san-chi, a new type of day-care home.

Kawaji-san-chi, which stands on a 370-sq.-meter plot of land once owned by Kenzo Kawaji, was given to the city of Musashino after Kawaji and his wife died. It is the first facility in the “10 million house” project that the city is promoting.

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