1983～2009 Before Establishment of FGC, Mr. Yasuo Miyazawa`s History of Social Contribution
|1983||Mr. Yasuo Miyazawa, founder of SEISA Group, started international education support.
Educational study group visited New Caledonia. (Mr. Miyazawa as a group leader)
|1984||Education study group visited Marianas Islands Education Division in the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana. (a group leader)
Junior-high and high school education investigative group visited 15 states in the United States of America. (a group leader)
|1989||Head of technical guidance team to Laos National Broadcasting Department.
The first Marianas High School Home Stay Program, cultural and sport exchange program between Marianas High School (MHS) in Saipan, the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana and SEISA High School in Japan, has started. (annual program, still ongoing)
|1990||Sent technical guidance team to Bangladesh National Broadcasting Department. (team leader)|
|1993||Visited Ethiopia as an advisor for establishment of the Ethiopian Radio Technology Association.
Head of Teaching Expedition to Eritrea Technical School.
Received certificate of appreciation from the Laos government.
|1994||Entered into sister school partnership between MHS and SEISA Gakuen School.|
|1995||Started providing annual educational scholarship to Bhutanese students studying abroad. (still ongoing)
Donated audio visual equipment to the audio and visually impaired in Bhutan.
|1996||Received official invitation from Laos Ministry of Information, Culture & Tourism, and provided financial aids to social welfare facilities in Laos.
Established Bert Thompson Scholarship, Saipan Financial Assistance Grant.
Received invitation from Yemen Ministry of Telecommunications, Aden for providing guidance in medical and telecommunication fields.
|1997||Received invitation from Laos Ministry of Information, Culture & Tourism to set-up and offer training in remote medical assistance and amateur radio transmission.|
|2000||Implemented teacher exchange program between MHS and SEISA Gakuen School.|
|2001||Provided financial aids and donated telecommunications equipment to the Kingdom of Bhutan Youth Scientific Development Fund.|
|2002||Scientific Development Donation to Alaska University International Space Research Centre .(The annual grant is still ongoing)|
|2005||Provided assistance to Bhutan at the EXPO 2005 Aichi, Japan.|
|2007||Gave the “Star Raft Awards” at 18th Asian Conference on Intellectual Disabilities in Taiwan.|
|2009||Gave the “Star Raft Awards” at 19th Asian Conference on Intellectual Disabilities in Singapore.|
July 17, 2010 Foundation for Global Children was founded in Japan
The FGC was founded to inherit the works of Mr. Yasuo Miyazawa, especially to provide educational and medical assistance to children who are in poor educational and medical environment in the world.
Dr. Ryosuke Tsuchiya was appointed as the first chairperson of FGC by Mr. Yasuo Miyazawa.
|2010||Dec||Sent inspecting team to Bangladesh. Sewing Factory Project started: Cooperating with Yabe Pro Cutting Co., Ltd to support the self-sustaining operation of the Agrasara Orphanage, which the factory was supporting.|
|2011||Mar||Started supplying aids to Koriyama, Fukushima, Sendai and Miyagi in Japan.|
|Apr||Built an operating base in Soma City, Fukushima. Educational Environment Support Team (EEST) and Medical Support Team (MST) were established. EEST has provided counseling and mental care to children, students, teachers, parents and guardians. MST performs medical examination, health consultation, and information sessions on radiation ray. (ongoing)|
|Jun||NPO Soma Follower Team, founded by Soma City, Fukushima, dispatched counselors to the earthquake sites.
With help from Lohas Media Co., Ltd, “Lohas Medical” special volume “Soso Medical (“Fear Radioactive Material and Ray with Correct Knowledge”)” was published and distributed for free.
|2012||Feb||Supporting Short Exchange Program between Royal Thimphu College (RTC) and SEISA University. First exchange students from Bhutan visited Japan. This program is implemented annually. (ongoing)
Planned and supported running a charity concert for the Great East Earthquake by the Brussel String Quartet, at Suntory Hall Blue Rose.
|Apr||“Soso Medical Magazine (“Desire to Reduce Internal Exposure”)” was published and distributed for free.|
|Jul||Supported planning and running the entry of first two Bhutanese scholarship students to the SEISA High School under the Ashi Kesang - Miyazawa Seisa Scholarship Program. (First program ended in March, 2014)
Inspectorate visited Myanmar. Donated 10,000 soaps to the Ministry of Health. Support for“School Health Program,” a program to improve health and hygiene environment started.
|Oct||Provided financial aid to Bhutan for the reconstruction of the historic Wangdue Phodrang Dzong, which was destroyed by fire in June, 2012.|
|Nov||Medical inspectorate visited Bhutan|
|Dec||Inspectorate visited Cambodia. Provided financial aids for the construction of Phnom Penh vocational training center.|
|2013||May||Provided 50 computers to the Ministry of Science and Technology, financial aids for School Health Program, and 10 cataract surgery equipment to the Ministry of Health in Myanmar.|
|Aug||Aiding cataract operations by Japanese doctor Masashi Hattori in Yangon ENT Hospital in Myanmar.|
|Oct||Planned and supported running the second charity concert for the Great East Japan Earthquake by Brussel String Quartet at Yamaha Hall Ginza.|
|Nov||Announced the donation of 2 ambulances and telecommunication devices to the Myanmar government. An agreement on short term study program of Myanmar high school students to Japan was signed with the Ministry of Science and Technology. Donated telecommunication equipment to Ministry of Communication and Data Technology of Myanmar.|
|2014||Jan||The first short term study program of Myanmar Technical High School to Japan took place. 5 students and 1 teacher visited Japan.|
|Mar||Inspectorate visited orphanages in Naypyidaw city, Myanmar. Provided financial aids.|
|Apr||Dr. Kenji Eguchi was appointed as the second chairperson of FGC.|
|Jun||Donated 2 ambulance to the Ministry of Health in Myanmar.|
|Sep||Agreed with the Eritrean National Olympic Committee to assist Eritrea with their participation in the Olympics and Paralympic Games 2020, especially Paralympics.|
|2015||May 13||FGC was founded for 5 years and it was reborn as a Public Interest Incorporated Foundation aiming for further development with Mr. Kenji Eguchi as the chairperson.|
|Nov||SEISA Africa Asia Bridge (SAAB). It is held every year and still continues.|
|2016||Apr||Emergency supports were made available during the Kumamoto earthquake.|
|May||Agreement with the Bhutan Olympic Committee to assist Bhutan in participating in Olympic and Paralympic Games 2020, especially in Paralympics.|
|Jul||Mr. Ryuichi Shimizu was appointed as the third chairperson.|
|Oct||A medical doctor from Bangladesh, Dr. Smana Barua, Professor at SEISA University gave a special lecture titled “One out of 730,000,000—Things I could do” throughout the country (still continues).|
|Nov||Agreement with the Myanmar Olympic Committee to assist Myanmar in participating in Olympic and Paralympic Games 2020.|
|2017||Jan||Accepted 2 high school students from Eritrea as long-term international exchange student-athletes.|
|Apr||Bhutan Signed Agreement for TOKYO 2020 Pre-Games Training Camps|
|May||Mr. Yasuo Miyazawa Vice Chairperson (current Chairperson) visited Eritrea for Independence Week. The SEISA Group's traditional Japanese Drum Team "Dako-on" was also invited. They showcased their performance for the Eritreans. Accepted a college student from Eritrea for long-term international exchange student program.|
|Jul||Sent a track and field coach of SEISA Athletic Club to Bhutan. Offered training program to the middle and long-distance athletes. Supported Myanmar National Judo Team with participation in the intensive training camp at SEISA Dohto University in Hokkaido, Japan.|
|Aug||Mr. Yasuo Miyazawa is appointed to the fourth Chairperson.|
|2018||Jan||Accepted 3 high school students from Bhutan as long-term international exchange student-athletes.|
|Apr||Finalized and Signed a Pre-games Training Camp Agreement with Myanmar Olympic Committee.|
|Jul||Finalized and Signed a Pre-games Training Camp Agreement with Myanmar Olympic Committee.|
|Aug||Emergency support-activities were made available during the 2018 Hokkaido Eastern Iburi Earthquake.|
|Nov||Contributed donation and supplies to the people in the Northern Mariana Islands, Saipan who were devastated due to the typhoon.|
|2019||Mar||Accepted 3 new high school students from Eritrea as long-term international scholarship students.|
|Apr||Accepted the first 3 high school students from Myanmar and 2 new Bhutanese university students as long-term international scholarship students.
Chairperson Yasuo Miyazawa appointed as Honorary Advisor to HRH Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck, the President of Bhutan Olympic Committee
Donated 2 wheelchair-friendly vehicles to Bhutan Paralympic Committee
|Oct||Started the collaboration program with Unicef in Eritrea|
|Nov||Organized the 5th annual event of SEISA Africa Asia Bridge
Conducted fundraising activity for the affected area of typhoon no. 19 and the reconstruction of Okinawa's Shuri Castle.
|2020||Jan||Supported children in the area affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake through soccer.|
|Mar||A SEISA University student from Eritrea (Dejen), participated in the East Africa Half Marathon Championship held in his home country of Eritrea.|
|May||Helped to provide food aid under the spread of COVID-19 in South Africa.|
|Jun||Donated a set of athletic wheelchairs to Eritrean para-athlete.|
|Aug||Held the 1st Bhutan (BAF) & Japan (SEISA) Remote Archery Exchange Tournament.
Received basketball wheelchairs from 24HOUR TELEVISION to support Bhutanese para-athletes.
|Nov||Provided support for the reconstruction of the Kyushu region after the 2020 Kyushu floods.
Held the 6th SEISA Africa Asia Bridge (SAAB 2020).
Held the "FGC-Foundation for Global Children Exhibition"
|Dec||Myanmar students participated in an online kata tournament sponsored by the Myanmar Karatedo Federation.|
|2021||Mar||Two Bhutanese students (Archery) and one Eritrean student (Athletics) graduated from SEISA Kokusai Shonan. One Eritrean student went on to SEISA Dohto University.|
|Apr|| "SEISA Africa Asia Bridge (SAAB)" was selected as the Japanese representative for the 2021 UNESCO/Japan ESD Award Domestic Nomination Project.
Provided support to a hospital in Malawi, Africa (cooperated with the "Hot Meal Project").
|Jun||Donated bicycles to children in Burkina Faso, Africa.|
|Jul||Hosted the Bhutan Olympic Team for a pre-camp for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and supported their participation in the Games.|
|Aug||Hosted the Bhutan Paralympic Team for a pre-camp for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and supported their participation in the Games.|
|Sep||Mr. Kesete, an international student from Eritrea, graduated from SEISA Dohto University. (He is the first Eritrean student to graduate from a four-year university course in Japan)|
|Oct||Donated school supplies and daily necessities to schools in Sao Tome and Principe, Africa.|
|Nov||Held the 7th SEISA Africa Asia Bridge online for the first time.|
|Dec||Presented 2020 Kyushu floods donation to the Hitoyoshi City Board of Education in Kumamoto prefecture.|
|2022||Mar||Two Eritrean students (Track & Field) and three Myanmar students (Karate) graduated from SEISA Kokusai High School Shonan. One Eritrean student went on to SEISA Dohto University.|
|May||Accepted six new high school international students (four track & field and two basketball) from Eritrea as long-term international students and enrolled them in SEISA Kokusai Shonan.|
|Mr. Keizaburo Tsuchiya is appointed as the fifth chairman of the board of directors.|
|Nov||Held the 8th SEISA Africa Asia Bridge (SAAB 2022)|
|2023||Jan||In cooperation with JICA Yokohama, received one Nikkei Community Trainee from Brazil.|
|Mar||Six Eritrean students graduated from SEISA Kokusai Shonan, and one Eritrean student went on to university.|
|Two Bhutanese students graduated from SEISA Dohto University. Invited two of their families to their graduation ceremony through a crowdfunding project.|
|Apr||Started providing reconstruction assistance for the Turkey-Syria Earthquake.|