The HIDY OCHIAI FOUNDATION is a not-for-profit charitable organization which seeks to promote the principles of non-violence, while helping individuals walk the path of self-development with dignity. The Foundation also seeks to promote cultural awareness through the arts, fostering understanding and appreciation among people. The FoundationÌs focus is especially on helping children and young adults learn and practice a positive and peaceful way of life based on self-respect, respect for others, self-discipline, self-confidence and mental and physical health, so they become constructive citizens living in harmony with others.


“The strength of an individual is not measured by how much one can control others, but by how much one can control oneself.”

~Hidy Ochiai