Church helps Japanese fishermen get back to work

"Now we can go back to work and feed our families."

These were the words of the fishermen in a small village near Sendai, Japan, on a very rainy day this September as they cut the ribbon on a new ice making machine donated by the Church, using humanitarian donations from around the world. On March 11 a tsunami destroyed all but one of the 84 fishing boats in the local fishing cooperative. Some of the boats have been repaired. But even though they have boats, the fishermen were beached without ice to bring back the catch.

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