Civil Society Initiative Subsidy Program
Takeda Well-Being Program II : Giving Children in Long-term Treatment the Energy to Live
Announcement of the Recipient Projects

April 4, 2017

Osaka, Japan, April 4, 2017 – Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) (“Takeda”) today announced the decision for projects to be subsidized in the third year (October 2016 to September 2017) of the Civil Society Initiative Subsidy Program « Takeda Well-Being Program II : Giving Children in Long-term Treatment the Energy to Live » (Implementation period : October 2014 to September 2019).

The Program aims to sponsor organizations that provide support to children undergoing long-term treatment for diseases and their families and is a long-term subsidy program that continues for ten years over Phase I (2009-2014) and Phase II (2014-2019). The Program is run by a non-profit organization, the Civil Society Initiative Fund (CSIF), which manages the funds from Takeda. Recipient projects are reviewed annually by the CSIF, and the following projects have been selected for this year.

◆ Project outline and recipient organizations

 

Project Outline

Organization

Location

1

Respite care project for children who need medical care and their families.

Oyako-hane-yasume, NPO

Tokyo

2

Capacity building for learning support volunteers to support children who need medical care

Pocket Support, NPO

Okayama

 

3

Capacity building for sibling supporters to expand siblings of children who are in ling-term treatment

Shibutane, NPO

Osaka

 

4

Development and dissemination of autonomy support program for children with cancer

Social Debut Program Study Group

Tokyo

5

Development of the home support system by Hospital Play.

Hospital Play Specialist Japan, NPO

Shizuoka

As a pharmaceutical company committed to human lives, Takeda shall continue contributing to society through its dedication to improving people’s health and the future of medicine by creation of innovative medicines, and support patients and their families who need more than the supply of pharmaceutical goods.

*For more details of the current recipients and activities thus far, please see CSIF’s website: http://www.civilfund.org/fund26.html

Outline of the "Takeda Well-Being Program"
1. Scope of Program
The Program supports civil activities that assist children undergoing long-term treatment and their families and lead to enhancement of the psychological, cultural and societal quality of life and the resilience for life.

1) Activities for developing human resources and building a network inside and outside a hospital;
2) Assistance in home and community life; and
3) Other new activities.

2. Support mechanism
Planned subsidy by invitation only: CSIF contacts each NPO to discuss the detail of each project with them, obtains advice from experts, then reviews to select the projects on behalf of Takeda.

3. Implementation period
Five years from October 2014 to September 2019.

4. Subsidy amount (for total of Phase II)
50 million yen

About Civil Society Initiative Fund (CSIF)
The Fund solicits various forms of donations and subsidies from individuals, enterprises and organizations, and provides support for the activities of individual NPOs on specified themes. It is a fund-mediating organization equipped with special consultation functions. Grounded on the belief in contribution to realization of a new civic society, it was founded in 2002 for the purpose of enriching financial resources of NPOs and promoting self-reliant development and vitalization of the NPO sector.  
URL: http://www.civilfund.org


Contact:
Kazumi Kobayashi
TEL:+81-3-3278-2095
kazumi.kobayashi@takeda.com

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