Southern Bridge International (SBI)  activities and contributions

Support to Japan Center’s event in Raleigh, NC
– September 2012 Japan Center NCSU – Art Event
– November 2012 Japan Center NCSU – Koto Performance
– January 2013 Japan Center NCSU – Art Event
– March 2013 Japan Center, NCSU – Art Event

Support to *Kizuna Project – Japan Teachers Association of Charlotte
*The Japanese students from the Tohoku- Earthquake affected area have been visited Charlotte, NC as representative of Tsunami relief project- Kizuna

Support to the Chapel Hill-Durham Japanese Association
– Spring picnic 2013
– Fall picnic 2013

Support to Greenway Ranch – Smithfield, NC
– SBI organized the family picnic, Greenway Ranch offered the location

Support to Philippine typhoon relief (ANCOP Foundation USA)
– November, 2013

SBI Regular activities
Tutor lesson 40-50 Families per week
Interpretation assistance at school conference, medical appointment
Interpretation assistance upon request (at insurance company, DMV, Immigration office etc.)
Providing business English lesson, Koto (instrument) lesson, Japanese calligraphy lesson
Providing baby sitter to Japanese family
Book and Café at SBI tea room (biweekly social gathering for Japanese and Locals)
Carolina Meet ‘N’ Talk – Culture exchange opportunity for Adult between Japanese and American

Media section
Carolina T-shot! Web magazine http://carolinatshot.com (Started June 2012 )