H.E. Mr. Ahmed Araita Ali with Mr. Yoshiomi Tamai, Founder and President of Ashinaga.

On March 3, 2018, H.E. Mr. Ahmed Araita Ali, Ambassador of the Republic of Djibouti, took part in the 3ʳᵈ General Meeting of the Kenjin-Tatsujin International Advisory Council organized by Ashinaga and held in Kyoto from the 1st to 3rd of March 2018.

Ashinaga has helped put over 100,000 orphaned students into education. Now it is time for a new challenge. During the 3ʳᵈ General Meeting, the Kenjin-Tatsujin International Advisory Council declared the building of an educational facility in the city of Kyoto, to help foster the future leaders of Africa.

The Council also pledges to support the recruitment of highly skilled and passionate teachers from all over the world, especially from Africa, and to provide the wisdom of its own members for support and mentoring.

The Mayor of Kyoto, Mr. Daisaku Kadokawa and the President of Kyoto University Mr. Juichi Yamagiwa are members of the Council.