Welcome to our NPO Research center for Social Space and Social Relation!

We provide various information and know-how to support the citizens living in Sanda-shi and Kobe-shi Hokushin-ku. Our activities include: Japanese class for foreign people, children support for primary school to high school students, and the other useful information (please check below for more detail).
For all queries, please use the contact form below. We look forward to hearing from you.

Japanese Class “Hokushin Japanese Class”

Every Wednesday evening, any foreign residents who want to learn Japanese are welcome to join with us. You can learn Hiragana, Katakana, Kanji, daily conversation as well as useful Japanese to understand news with our friendly volunteers. Please feel free to join even if you have never studied Japanese before.

  • <Place> Hokushin Cultural Center
    (1-3-1, Fujiwaradai Nakamachi, Kita-ku, Kobe)
    (5min, walk from Okaba Station (Kobe Dentetsu))
  • <Day and Time>
    Wednesday from 18:30 to 20:00
  • <Fee> 1500yen per month
    (from April to July and from September to March)

Children support

Sanda Shibayan club was organized every Wednesday and Friday for children living in Sanda-cho from primary school to high school students. Under support of our volunteers, children could do their homework, learn for examinations, or play game together. We are pursuing the aim of improving the relation between children and young people in Sanda, and learning from each other.


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