Kapatiran is a church based non-government organization (NGO) founded in 1988 in Tokyo. Its purpose is to provide emotional and practical support to Filipino immigrnats and migrant workers to live harmoniously in Japanese society sharing the same basic human rights.

KAPATIRAN means “sisterhood-brotherhood” in Tagalog.
It signifies the mission of Kapatiran.




Kapatiran received the 2004 Human Rights Award from Tokyo Bar Association.