August 9, 2012
Efforts to support the fishing community reviving their sea squirt farming.
July 21, 2012
The ”Oraho's Machizukuri Oen” programme held as part of the Ishinomaki volunteering experience offers a rich and intense 2 day program to see sides of Ishinomaki which cannot be experienced in other ways.
June 11, 2012
The 'Funakoshi Ladies' famously make and sell necklaces and cellphone straps made from the local specialty, Ogatsu Stone.
February 5, 2012
Volunteers are active helping to collect scallop shells to use for the cultivation of oysters to help the local fishing industry recover.
December 27, 2011
Peace Boat activities to support the local fishing industry in the Ishinomaki area were carried out in 16 coastal locations in Ogatsu and the Oshika Peninsula, on 160 days in 2011.
September 21, 2011
September 12, 2011
Slate stones are a traditional industry of Ogatsu town, near Ishinomaki. Volunteers have been working to collect them to be reused for things such as roof tiles, accessories and ink stones.
September 9, 2011
Peace Boat first met Mr Nakazato on July 2 at the Ogatsu Recovery Market. He is a fisherman in Funakoshi, a small village of 320 people before the disaster where the tsunami destroyed most homes.
August 23, 2011
August 4, 2011
Local and traditional products of stores that had re-opened since the disaster were sold at the “Ishinomaki Recovery Market,” with proceeds of sales further contributing to recovery efforts.