Since 2011, Little Ones has been tackling the issue of vacant housing by implementing a model where vacant houses are renovated and then provided to single mother families along with general living support. Little Ones achieved a winner of World Habitat Awards 2018 for this project and its work in alleviating child poverty in Japan.
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Kunihisa Koyama is a Japanese social activist. He is a representative director of NPO, Little Ones. Originally from Shibuya ward, Tokyo, he is a graduate of University of Oregon with a major in psychology. Upon his return to Japan, he worked as a television show script writer. Based on his experiences volunteering at organizations to help single parents abroad, as well as working with media and advertising agencies, in 2008, he set up an organization to help single parents.
Little Ones is a social NPO that abounds in Suginami ward, Tokyo. Its representative is Kunihisa Koyama. An organization that has been a pioneer in tackling children’s poverty, Little Ones’ activities mainly consist of supporting single parent families and raising societal awareness towards children’s poverty. Its support for single parents spans various aspects (general livelihood, work, housing, information, social interaction), and these take place through business matching with various firms.