ICSE-Gathering (3rd)

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:25 - 20:45 JST

KOKUYO Eco Live Office Shinagawa

Tōkyō-to, Minato-ku, Kōnan, 1 Chome−8-35


Registration is closed

Get invited to future events

Free admission
Guest's talk will be in Japanese. (English language support will be considered.) You could bring Food & Drinks to the Venue.


Organized by: ICSE [ International Center for Social Entrepreneurship ]

In 2014, ICSE will hold a gathering for participants who are interested in social issues such as poverty, environmental issues, etc. once in 2 months.

For our third session, we will welcome Dr. KIMURA Makoto of NPO [Not-for Profit Org] MichiBushinBito Representative to talk about their activities.

MichiBushinBito [meaning in Japanese - Road Building Persons] have aim to support people in developing countries to reach to the level of solving issues by their own hands and means suited to the local areas. (in Japanese)

After the guest's talk, we plan to have free discussion time among participants and ICSE staff members.

■ Time Table

Time Content
18:10 〜 18:30 Venue opens & Reception
18:30 〜 19:30 "Road Repairing Activities that motivate Local People"
〜Approach Shift from Charity for them to Business of Their Own〜

NPO [Not-for Profit Org] MichiBushinBito Representative
   Dr. KIMURA Makoto

<Guest Speaker: Dr. KIMURA Makoto profile>
Doctor of Civil Engineering, Professor of Kyoto University Graduate School of Engineering Department of Civil and Earth Resources Engineering 

Intensive Road Reparing support Activities utilizing Do-Nou (Sand Bags) in Kenya, Papua New Guinea, the Phillipines have now expanded to 11 countries.

They aim to reduce poverty by changing mindsets of local people in developing countries and deriving their power to solve problems by themselves.
19:30 〜 20:00 Q & A
20:00 〜 20:45 Free discussion
Participants and ICSE staff members get mixed in groups
and talk freely on concerned social issues and future activity plans.
20:45 Closing Note and Announcement on ICSE's next event schedule

【This Event is Supported by】 Eco+Cre cafe (
  ... Daialogue acceleration Community taking place at Shinagawa Eco Live Office

About this community

ICSE [International Center for Social Entrepreneurship]

ICSE [International Center for Social Entrepreneurship]

Organization site: International Center for Social Entrepreneurship (ICSE) was founded in March, 2010 for the goal of supporting those individuals who wish to contribute to solving...

Join community