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OTSUCHI SASHIKO RECOVERY PROJECT

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Introduction

The Otsuchi Recovery Sashiko Project provides not only the material and financial support to the people of Otsuchi, one of the coastal towns in Iwate that was devastated by the Tsunami, but also practical support by creating jobs for residents who have lost so much.

OTSUCHI SASHIKO RECOVERY PROJECT
OTSUCHI SASHIKO RECOVERY PROJECT

Five volunteers started this project and picked Sashiko as the tool to create an industry. “Sashiko” is a kind of stitching (see the wikipedia explanation: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sashiko_stitching traditionally used to reinforce points of wear, or to repair worn places or tears with patches.

OTSUCHI SASHIKO RECOVERY PROJECT

The project headquarters is based in Kyoto with a nonprofit called Terra Renaissance, but as they are helping the town of Otsuchi, we are listing it under Iwate Prefecture.

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Company Info

ADDRESS
Jimukinoueda bldg. 403, 21 Gojo Takakurakado Sakai-machi, Shimokyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8191 JAPAN
LOCATION
Iwate Prefecture (headquarters in Kyoto) 住所: 〒600-8191 京都府京都市下京区五条高倉角堺町21番地 jimukinoueda bldg. 403号室
PRODUCTS
Sashiko embroidery
EMAIL
order.otsuchi.sashiko@gmail.com
PHONE
0198-68-3370
WEBSITE
tomotsuna.jp
TWITTER
twitter.com/sashiko_project
FACEBOOK
facebook.com/otsuchi.sashiko