Disaster Recovery Support
In April 2016, the region of Kumamoto on Kyushu Island, Japan, was struck by a series of strong earthquakes. The powerful tremors caused human losses and sever material damages.
The Rakuten Group offers its deepest condolences to those who have been affected by the earthquakes and would like to bring its support to the recovery efforts by taking the actions described below.
EFFORTS BY RAKUTEN GROUP
Rakuten Group, as well as Hiroshi Mikitani, Chairman, President and CEO of Rakuten Inc., made monetary and relief good donations to the earthquake-affected areas.
Donations from Rakuten Group
■ Total relief donation amount: 30 million yen
Donations from Hiroshi Mikitani, Chairman, President and CEO of Rakuten, Inc.
■ Donation amount: 30 million yen
DONATIONS FROM COSTUMERS
SUPPORT FROM RAKUTEN GROUP PARTNERS
Support from Rakuten Group partners, including Rakuten Ichiba merchants
On April 21, a truck full of goods provided for free-of-charge by Rakuten Ichiba merchants set off for Kumamoto from Rakuten Fulfillment Center.