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Specified Nonprofit Corporation HUNGER FREE WORLD

Head office

8th fl, Yamasho Bldg., 4-8-13, Iidabashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-0072 [ Map ]

TEL:+81-3-3261-4700   FAX:+81-3-3261-4701


Office Hours: 10:00-21:00 (week days) 10:00-18:00 (weekends)


Development works in developing countries aiming at ending hunger and poverty, and education and consciousness raising the world over.

Countries where HFW is active

Japan, Bangladesh, Benin, Brukina Faso, Uganda


Establishment April 1984
Chairman of the Board SAITO Keiichiro
Executive director WATANABE Kiyotaka
Membership 732 persons (as of March 31, 2013)
Donors 1610 persons (as of March 31, 2013)
Full Members 41 persons (as of March 31, 2013)
Executives Executives 9 persons(Directors: 8 / Auditors: 1)
[ Roster of Executives ]
Staff members Japan: 22 persons (Paid full-time 12 / Intern 10)
[ Roster of staff members ]
Volunteers 350 persons (as of March 31, 2013)
Finance Total Expenses 224,030,267 yen (Settlement of accounts in the FY 2012)

Pie charts for receipts and disbursements for FY2014

Pie charts for income and expenditure for FY2014

Organizational history

Apr. 1984
Founded as a Japanese affiliate office of the Hunger Project, an NGO whose headquarters is located in the United States.
Jun. 2000
Terminated the relationship with the Hunger Project as its Japanese affiliate. Reorganized itself and became a new organization that has a head office in Japan.
Sep. 2000
Incorporated and acknowledged as a specified non-profit corporation by the Cabinet Office.


Head office

8th fl, Yamasho Bldg., 4-8-13, Iidabashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-0072 [ Map/Access ]
TEL: +81-03-3261-4700
FAX: +81-03-3261-4701

Around the World

In four countries in Asia and Africa, HFW carry out community development together with the people such as improving nutritional conditions and access to education in order to free these areas from hunger.。

» Overseas activities

In Japan

Many volunteers participate in activities of HFW in various parts of Japan. They work for Japanese people to understand more about global hunger and poverty issues.

» Activities in Japan