KIF USA Signs MOU w/ United States JET Alumni Assoc.

As of August 1st, 2019, KIF USA was pleased to sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with United States Japan Exchange & Teaching Programme Alumni Association (USJETAA) as a national partner.

The purpose of the partnership is to collaborate for U.S.-Japan activities in the United States for mutual benefits. One is for USJETAA's American members who came back to the United States after teaching English in Japan to cooperate with members of KIF USA or its regional chapters on possible national or local U.S.-Japan related activities that are associated with KIF USA or its regional chapters.

USJETAA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational and cultural organization that promotes grassroots friendship and understanding between the U.S. and Japan through the personal and professional experiences of over 30,000 Americans who have participated on the JET Programme since its inception in 1987.

Over 34,000 American college graduates are alumni of the JET Programme, and there are more than 65,000 JET alumni worldwide. Since its inception in 1987, JETs have lived and worked in every prefecture throughout Japan, teaching English and promoting mutual understanding and friendship between the U.S. and their host communities. There are 19 individual chapters across the country offering programs and events for alumni, their families, and their communities.