Third Annual Hiroshima AJET Fundraiser: Sanbien Children’s Home (子供の家三美園)

On Friday, June 27th, Hiroshima’s JET Program ALTs will host their Third Annual Hiroshima AJET Fundraiser, in Hiroshima city at Southern Cross from 7:00- 9:00 pm. This year all proceeds and donations will be given directly to the Sanbien Children’s Home (子供の家三美園). In addition, a portion of the proceeds will be allocated to Sarah Hiscock, which will be used to fund ALT visits to Sanbien Children’s Home.

And a Happy Raft It Was

“If you’re looking for a quick way to make lasting friends, I recommend taking a 4 1/2 hour ride down 10 km of rapids. Here is why…”

AJET – Events & Info

Down here on the Wide Island, we aim to bring together JETs from far and wide. Hiroshima AJET organizes activities and gatherings for the surrounding communities.

AJET Rafting in Shikoku

  Words by Katie Ray Photos by Happy Raft   From snowboarding and rock climbing, to spelunking and scuba diving, there are many sports that adventurers can find in Japan. The snowy mountains, tropical reefs, sandy dunes and freshwater rivers throughout the country provide the perfect playground for those seeking excitement.   The Yoshino RiverRead More

AJET: Shikoku Whitewater Rafting

In the first week of October Hiroshima AJET set out to Otoyo, Kochi in Shikoku for a whitewater rafting experience! This was our first big trip out of the prefecture this year, brought to us by the amazing new leaders of AJET: Myia, Brandon, Alex, and Jennie.

Wide Island View named “Best Online Resource of 2010” by National AJET

Congratulations, Hiroshima JETs! National AJET has announced the winners of its 2010 Awards, and the Wide Island View has been named Best Online Resource of 2010. Three cheers to all of you! The Wide Island View would not be what it is without your contributions. The Best Online Resource Award was given to “the AJET Group that provides the most outstanding online services to its members, including websites, online magazines, bulletin boards, forums, or any other kind of online medium. Points of consideration include readership, content, design, reliability, regularity and educational resources.”