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Every 5 seconds a child dies of hunger.

Bread for the World

134 million children between the ages of 7 to 18 have never been to school.

Care International

1 out of every 4 deaths under the age of 5 worldwide is due to a water-related disease.

The Water Project

Our Vision

Whenever you have helped the least of these my brothers, you have helped me."

-- Matthew 25:40

The Gift of Serving - Our Mission to Serve

Christian Service is the foundation upon which the JELA Foundation was established in 1909. Throughout JELA’s history, Christians in Japan have responded to the “call” to reach out and help others in need. JELA today provides opportunities of Christian service to help those suffering from poverty, persecution and terminal illness.

Volunteer Service


Refugee Care