Our Story 2017-05-24T06:02:04+00:00

Make a difference and find your “why”

“Ganbatte 365” means do your best…
be your best…
give your best… every day!

When you know your purpose in life, your “why”, then it becomes easier to choose your actions, your “whats”, and when these are aligned you get more done, feel more satisfaction, and inspire people around you.

What’s not to like about that?

The best way to figure out your “why” in life
is to just get out there and do something worth doing.

Here’s what we think is worth doing:
– help build sustainable communities
– get technology working to help people
– give kids opportunities to learn and grow
– support other worthwhile projects and NPOs

Created in the wake of the 3.11 disaster, Ganbatte 365 is a positive voice for action. We want to inspire people to take action that will help them find their purpose and align with their passion.

In the first year after 3.11 we made over 200 videos many of which were shown on digital signs and billboards around the world in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Vancouver and New York’s Times Square. We wanted to show the world how people were responding with positive action to support the recovery of Tohoku.

After that we continued to make videos, working closely with specific projects and NPOs to help them achieve their goals such as increasing awareness of their activities, explaining their project to assist in fundraising, or increasing participation at events.

We also started to participate in projects or run our own projects. Some of the projects that Ganbatte 365 has been actively involved in or has led include:
Nori Festival in Shiogama
Tomosu Run in Iwate
Tohoku Student Intern Project
Technokids in Tohoku
Ganbatte TV
Nakatsugawa Mura TV