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Requests For Companies
And Other Businesses

Lights On Children is providing businesses an opportunity to learn about, think about and participate in the Japanese social care.

Since the founding of the organization in 2014, we have had many opportunities to cooperate with businesses around Tokyo.
Such cooperation spans from giving a lecture in the company’s office to holding a PC lecture class for the children together.

List of businesses
contributed to Lights On Children

We are asking for contribution to the below projects.
It is a pleasure for us to be part of your corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities. Please contact us for more information.

Lights On Children’s staff and/or a children’s home staff will visit your office and give a lecture about Japanese social care (社会的養護).

A lecture about social care in your office

  • The seminar can be held during lunch break or after the end of working hours of your workplace.
  • The seminar can be held in a conference room or a seminar room etc. in your workplace.
  • Lights On Children’s staff and/or a staff working in a children’s home will visit your workplace and give a lecture.

  • In this seminar, we will talk about the current state of Japanese social care (社会的養護), children’s homes and the children under social care.
  • We will also introduce you the system of “Friend Home” (“Weekend Foster Parents”).
  • This seminar is basically presented in Japanese, but we do have some English content prepared.
  • For further details, please contact us.

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We are asking businesses for the contribution below to e2 Project.

―Donate computers etc. in your office

  • Acceptable Devices: We accept laptops, desktops and other computer devices, tablets, smartphones, cell phones(“Galapagos phones”). For other related devices, please contact us.
  • Recycle process: The devices you donated will be sold to a professional PC reuse/recycle company. Lights On Children will use the money raised by recycling to purchase “Refreshed PCs” for children.
  • The data erasure will be conducted by a professional computer reuse/recycle company. For more on this please contact us.
  • None of the devices you donated is going to be handed to the participants of the PC lecture class.
  • Eligibility: In principle, we do not accept donations of computer devices from households. Still, if you have 30 or more devices for donation, we might be able to pick them up. Please read the e2 Project page and send us your list of device (with names and model numbers) and your address.

―Volunteer in our PC lecture class

  • Lights On Children staff will serve as the main lecturer, and employees from the cooperating company will participate as volunteers. For the children participating, the interaction with grown-ups adds to the educational value of this lecture class.
  • The PC lecture class takes place for two days. Participants will learn about basic skills of Word, Excel and Power Point, and the basic knowledge about the Internet.

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Donate To Lights On Children

Lights On Children is an NPO (特定非営利活動法人) in Japan and its activities are funded by your kind donations ( see our financial statements).
Your donation would be used to run our organization and all the projects with deep appreciation. If you wish to donate to a specific project, please contact us beforehand.

Donate through bank transfer

Note: When you make a donation through bank transfer, please make sure to add “donation” or “キフ” before the name of the transfer requester (your name). You can make a donation anonymously by inputting “donation anonymous” or the like as the transfer requester’s name (READ the footnote*).

* Please note that Lights On Children may make an inquiry about the donor’s name and address to the financial institution, even when the donation was made anonymously. The purpose of such acquisition of personal information is to enter this personal information into our donors list (寄付者名簿) and turn it in to the competent authority (Yokohama City) as part of Lights On Children’s application for the Nintei NPO (認定NPO) certificate. The donors list will not be disclosed to any third-party unrelated to the application procedure. For more on this, see the web page by Cabinet Office (CAO), Government Of Japan (in Japanese only). See our privacy policy

Donate through charity matching service (CMS)

  • We can receive donations through two international matching services, Benevity Causes and CyberGrants .
  • Companies outside Japan can donate in currencies such as USD or EUR (even if the company has a subsidiary in Japan). For the details of the payment, please refer to each matching services.

* Please note that Lights On Children may make an inquiry about the donor’s name and address to the charity matching service provider. The purpose of such acquisition of personal information is to enter this personal information into our donors list (寄付者名簿) and turn it in to the competent authority (Yokohama City) as part of Lights On Children’s application for the Nintei NPO (認定NPO) certificate. The donors list will not be disclosed to any third-party unrelated to the application procedure. For more on this, see the web page by Cabinet Office (CAO), Government Of Japan (in Japanese only). See our privacy policy

As of March 2018, Lights On Children does not have a Nintei(認定) certificate from the local government, so you cannot receive a tax deduction on your donation (認定NPO法人等寄附金特別控除) under the Japanese law. For more on this, see the web page by Cabinet Office (CAO), Government Of Japan (only in Japanese).

For offers of possible cooperation or inquiries, contact Lights On Children.

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Contact Lights On Children:
Specified Nonprofit Organization Lights On Children (特定非営利活動法人ライツオン・チルドレン)
Maia Shibuya Sakuragaoka #201, 30-12 Sakuragaoka-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan. 150-0031
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