Billionaire How Japan Helps Disaster Victims

Already two weeks passed, since the earthquake and tsunami destroyed the Japanese, the country with the world's third largest economy. Certainly disrupted economic sectors, including businesses in the country. Direct their business decline.

But as reported by Forbes, the billionaire Japan remains eager to provide assistance to the victims of the earthquake and tsunami.

Here is a collection of Japanese conglomerate the affected and their efforts help to others.

Tadashi Yanai, worth U.S. $ 6.3 billion.

Shares of the company, Fast Retailing fell 20 percent after the earthquake, and reduce the U.S. $ 1.3 billion of his fortune. Despite the loss, he personally gave $ 12 million, which seems to be the largest individual contribution to the recovery of Japan. Group retail has mendonasikn U.S. $ 8.6 million in the form of clothing to the victims and cash of U.S. $ 5 million. This apparel retailer plans to collect donations in the donation box in 2200 the company Uniqlo, Theory, and other stores around the world.

Tadashi Yanai and family have a wealth of U.S. $ 7.6 billion. In Japan he became the second richest person according to Forbes magazine, while the world he is ranked 122.

Masayoshi Son, the wealth of U.S. $ 8.2 billion

His company created the iPhone application that allows customers to make donations. He also gave 12 thousand phone with unlimited service for the areas affected by the disaster. The phone is given free of charge to assist agencies, community leaders and families of the victims. It also offers emergency messages to smart phones. Some Softbank closed his shop, especially the northeast region affected by rolling blackouts.

He is the richest man in Japan, and for the world ranking CEO of SoftBank's Forbes 113 rank.

Yoshikazu Tanaka, worth U.S. $ 2.3 billion
This mobile game organizer donation site set up by buying the original avatar "Gree Volunteer" dengan100 to 10 thousand gold (currency Gree). This social networking company will donate 1 yen for every purchase of gold. At the time of the earthquake, Gree has been used to confirm the safety of many people.

"We will make every effort and do not let service stop running. We will continue to see the contribution we can make" said Yoshikazu.

Men aged 34 became the richest man in Japan ranked 14th and the order of 540 of the rich world.

Masatoshi Ito, worth U.S. $ 1.2 billion

According to company spokesman, logistical problems and the accumulation of customers is a big challenge for retail giant. Approximately 350 of 13,200 Seven Eleven store closed, most in the northeast. Some stores that Ito Yokado supermarket to sell products outside the room, to be used as shelters for refugees.

The company also provides 30 thousand bottles of 2 liters of mineral water, 1,000 cookies, 14 tons of bananas, for Miyagi and 1728 bottles of mineral size of 2 liters of water to Fukushima via ground transportation and helicopters as well as 10 thousand blankets and 4,800 packs of rice (200 grams) for Miyagi and Iwate, a water truck to Miyagi, Fukushima 4225 for bread. All the stores are also used for fundraising.

Men aged 86 was ranked the 12th richest man in Japan and was ranked 488 of the rich world. He is a retailer Seven & I, which operates the 7 Eleven, supermarket which is equipped with a restaurant.

Kentaro Ogaa, worth U.S. $ 530 million

 Initially three hundred more stores, Zensho, which provides more than 3000 beef bowl is closed, even one in Kesennuma unreachable. Disaster management team to come to the site to help keep the restaurant remains open. Zensho turn off some lights to save energy. He provides a soup in Miyagi to 1,600 people more than planned

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