Against the backdrop of a war-torn Kharkiv, Fuminori Tsuchiko gives up his comfortable life in Japan to open a free cafe serving hot meals to those in need. Not only has he sold his home to finance his mission, but he’s also rallied his fellow Japanese citizens to donate and support his cause. Read the heartwarming story of a man who transcends borders and proves that kindness knows no bounds.
75-year-old Japanese volunteer Fuminori Tsuchiko was travelling through Ukraine as a tourist when the Russia launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine. He left the country after the Japanese Embassy warned of Russian attacks and shelling. He travelled to the Polish capital Warsaw only to return two months later.