Association for Aid and Relief, Japan (AAR Japan) is an international NGO headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Founded
in 1979 with a mission to help refugees from Indochina, we have operated over 60 countries and areas to this date,
and are currently working in about 15 countries to provide emergency and long-term support for the people in need
A world where all people, as unique and diverse as human beings, can coexist with respect for human dignity, and in
harmony with the environment.
AAR Japan is aiming to assist those affected by hardships such as conflicts, natural disasters and impoverishments,
the assistance they need, and make tomorrow better than today for everyone.
The Trademarks of AAR Japan:
Impartiality to Politics, Religion, Ideology
We hold impartiality to politics, religion, and ideology as one of our principles. As such, we try not to rely solely
on public funds from the United Nations or from governments.
Reaching Out to Those Most Vulnerable
Our overseas and domestic activities are centred around the notion of providing long-term assistance to those
who are placed in the most vulnerable positions, even among people who are generally under difficult
In Cambodia, AAR Japan has supported persons with disabilities since early 1990s, and is currently working to promote
inclusive education for children with disabilities (CWDs) in Khsach Kandal district, Kandal province. AAR Japan
will start a new project in the same area to promote inclusive education further. We’re currently seeking to recruit 2
Cambodian nationals for the project.