• The Okinawa Times

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Restaurants that help out low-income households with free meals and provide a place for children to spend time — dubbed “children’s cafeterias” — have become crucial in Okinawa Prefecture as more people suffer due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

But those who operate the diners are stuck between a rock and a hard place, wanting to help out but also fearful of infection risks.

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