Kokkyo naki Kodomotachi (KnK International)
What’s Kokkyo naki Kodomotachi?
KnK was founded in Japan as an independent association in 1997 and was recognized as a Nonprofit Organization (NPO) in 2000.
Kokkyo naki Kodomotachi (KnK, Children without Borders) is a non-governmental humanitarian association based in Tokyo, Japan that aims at supporting underprivileged children and youths in the world. The association was established in 1997 to implement its educational program for street children, disadvantaged adolescents, young victims of trafficking, youths under forced labor, minors in conflict with the law and those affected by natural disasters and military conflict. KnK promotes friendship and understanding between the world and youths in Japan: “Growing Together”.
KnK has been recognized as Public Utility, which is eligible for tax-deduction in Japan, since 2010.
KnK, Vision and Missions
Slogan: Education and Friendship for All Children beyond Borders
They, KnK, contribute to the establishment of the following society:
- A society where each child can receive education and envision his or her dreams
- A society where each child is respected and can achieve healthy growth in a secure environment
- A society where children accept differences in each other, nourish friendships, and grow together
They, KnK, follow the below missions to realize our visions.
- They provide opportunities for education, vocational training, and self-expression to increase future options for children and promote their healthy social participation.
- They support children at risk due to poverty, political conflicts, and natural disasters and help them live appropriate to their stages of life.
- They encourage children in Japan to understand the current situations of children all over the world and learn diverse values to foster generations that know how to support each other.See more