Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Japanese Inmates Making Their Donations
The Ministry of Justice announced that the 2,800 inmates all over Japan have donated total 21,560,000 yen to victims of the disaster area by the GEJE. The donation totaled from March 11 to April 10, about one month period. The most donation is Chiba prison with 2.31 million yen (359 inmates), Yokohama prison with 2.26 million yen (324 inmates), Kyoto prison 2.19 million yen (299 inmates). The money has been saved by every individual inmate who has accumulated by rewards in the prisons. The Japanese inmates have donated during Hanshin/Awaji earthquake in 1995 and Niigata earthquake in 2004.
Sources: Asahi.com (access date: 26 April 2011)
Source: TBS News, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uESWXG9kAIw (access date: 26 April 2011)