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An in-depth story coverage by De Volkskrant, the top quality Dutch newspaper
May 2016 (article issued in July)

An in-depth story coverage by De Volkskrant, the top quality Dutch newspaper
May 2016 (article issued in July)

The reporter and a photographer came to Ukiha for 4 days to cover a story on the newly established kinder-elderly combined nursing initiative in Ukiha on De Volkskrant of the Netherlands! ?It was kind of a byproduct of a series of bilateral exchange programs between Ukiha City and Dutch parties which started to take shape in 2016, thanks to the constant cordial support by the Dutch Embassy Japan and Dutch Culture in Holland. ?The unique scheme of having both a kindergarten and an elderly people’s nursery on the same ground is one of the solutions to address Japan’s social situation - population decreasing and aging in the urban and rural areas alike.

https://www.volkskrant.nl/buitenland/generaties-helpen-elkaar-het-succes-van-japanse-kinder-bejaardenhuizen~a4503760/?hash=7caf1554a2a67f060ad9a5d95a39af3f12be0869

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