Nissan Skills Foundation Reaches 12,000 Uk Children In 18 Months

Nissan Skills Foundation reaches 12,000 UK children in 18 monthsToday, the Nissan Skills Foundation welcomed its 12,000th child in a special event held at the carmaker’s Global Training Centre in Sunderland.
Year 6 pupils from Newbottle Primary Academy in Houghton-le-Spring were invited to take part in an inspiring Monozukuri Caravan activity aimed at offering children a unique insight into the world of manufacturing and engineering.

Children Adjust To New Lives After Hardships Of 2011 Tsunami Disaster

Children adjust to new lives after hardships of 2011 tsunami disasterA red school backpack is Futaba Omori’s most treasured possession, which survived the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami along with its owner.
Futuba’s elementary school in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, burned to the ground in the fires that broke out in the aftermath of the 9.0-magnitude quake and tsunami.

Poverty Rate Of Homes With Children Nears 14%

Poverty rate of homes with children nears 14%The percentage of child-rearing households living in poverty in Japan jumped 2.5-fold over a 20-year period to 13.8 percent in 2012, according to a study.
In that year, 1.46 million households with children 17 years old or younger were living below the standard for receiving welfare benefits, compared with around 700,000, or 5.4 percent, in 1992, the study by Kensaku Tomuro, an associate professor of social policy theory at Yamagata University, showed.

Minoo To Outfit Children With Bluetooth Trackers As Safety Measure

Minoo to outfit children with Bluetooth trackers as safety measureThe city government here will introduce a crime-prevention project this spring that will track the whereabouts of children via wireless technology.
Under the “Watch demonstration experiment,” the city’s estimated 11,000 elementary and junior high school students will carry small Bluetooth trackers so their locations can be pinpointed when they are away from home. The project will start in April.

New Honda Road Readers Program Designed To Encourage Children To Use Their Imaginations During Drives

New Honda Road Readers Program Designed to Encourage Children to Use Their Imaginations During DrivesThe average family spends about four hours per week in the car. Honda wants families to put that time to good use. Today the brand is launching Honda Road Readers, a new app (available on Apple® and Android™) providing Honda drivers free access to children's audiobooks to expose children to great literature and foster their imaginations. An introductory video to the program will be promoted on Honda's social channels, using the hashtag #HondaRoadReaders.

Children From Gaza Visit Disaster-hit Kamaishi

Children from Gaza visit disaster-hit KamaishiPalestinian children from the Gaza Strip are in Japan to visit one of the areas devastated by the earthquake and tsunami of March 2011.
Three children aged 13 to 14 visited the coastal city of Kamaishi, in Iwate Prefecture, on Tuesday.

Manufacturers Working Overtime To Keep Young Children Out Of Washers

Manufacturers working overtime to keep young children out of washersManufacturers are redesigning front-loading washing machines to prevent accidents involving children, following the death this summer of a boy who became trapped after climbing into one.
Although there are no industry rules yet, manufacturers are hoping to promote the machines' safety by responding quickly to safeguard them against children.

Fuji Xerox And Gakken Holdings Provide Learning Materials To Children Of Myanmar

Fuji Xerox and Gakken Holdings Provide Learning Materials to Children of MyanmarAiming to help resolve educational disparity, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. and Gakken Holdings Co., Ltd. jointly began a project to provide learning materials to the children of Myanmar. Starting with elementary school children in the Yangon suburbs where many migrant workers reside, Fuji Xerox and Gakken Holdings plan to distribute a total of 16,000 learning materials to 4,000 children in the country by 2023.