Creativity, activity, service (CAS) is one of the three core elements of the Diploma Programme (DP). Students reflect on their CAS experiences as part of the DP, and provide evidence of achieving the 7 learning outcomes for CAS.

The three strands of CAS, which are often interwoven with particular activities, are characterized as follows:

SA Service As Action

Service as Action aims to develop informed and caring members of the community through a range of meaningful service experiences. Service as Action students make a positive difference in the lives of others and in their environment. Additionally, it provides opportunities for students to explore, design, implement, and reflect on their efforts to positively impact their local environment.

Ideal CAS activities grow out of a need for them. If you have an idea for something that would make an excellent CAS activity or project and hope that a student might take it on, select the link below to fill out a form and it will be posted on this page.



In March the class of 2024 experienced the challenges people face first hand, and met with leaders and children of Caohagan, Island and the Umapad Dumpsite Community in the Philippines. We have been raising funds to supply desperately needed resources to help these groups. 

In previous years, we have financed the building of school, houses, classrooms, food and technical resources, computers, batteries and solar panels, etc. This year we’re helping to replace damaged infrastructure during a powerful super typhoon that hit Caohagan island last year, and start projects to create community resources such as a basketball court in Umapad.

To learn more about our previous efforts, the typhoon, and what we are working on this year, please follow the links below. We visit them every year. They know us, they look forward to our arrival, and they are eternally grateful for everything we can do for them. 

This is a hands on, face-to-face service.

In order to meet our goals to help these communities grade 11 plan to raise ¥1 million. 

ABOVE is our current amount raised, and some information on the different activities we have launched to raise funds. Special thanks to this year's PTA who have continued the dacades long tradition of providing a generous donation of 10000¥ per student participating, totaling in 2600000¥!

Anything that you can do to help us out would be greatly appreciated. If you wish to make a donation, or just share words of encouragement, please contact, one of the class leaders below. Donations can be handled through the office, and or through an official receipt given by the coordinating team.


This is an ongoing service event on the SOIS Campus. In an effort to support working parents who are unable to pick up their children immediately after school, the SOIS Babysitting Club provides a variety of after school activities for children KA-G2.


Fundraising for 

children in Nepal

In Nepal, children are working everyday to support their family’s financial situation. For this service activity, Sana Ohgami (OIS G11) is cooperating with TIFA (Toyonaka International Friendship Association) raising funds and aiming to unfold acknowledgement of the present condition in Nepal; specifically within an orphanage where 10 children are living. As part of fundraising, snacks of Nepalase tea leaves and accessories are for sale at the school cafeteria every Monday. (Since 2/7/2022)

Talk to Sana or Mrs Henbest for more information 


FRIDAY JUNE 10, 2022 

Nishigaki san kindly visited the EJAAD club to talk about her work in Afghanistan over a period of 23 years from 1993 to 2016. Her work included many different types of projects from education to construction work and she has made a difference in the lives of many women, children, orphans and refugees. She is now 86 years old, but still very energetic, and she is one of the few Japanese women with extensive experience in Afghanistan. 

Over the course of more than 50 trips to Afghanistan, Nishigaki san has shown what a determination to help others can achieve and her presentation was very inspiring to the students, teachers and parents who attended. It was also very moving at times. We are all very grateful to have had an opportunity to meet her and to learn about her remarkable humanitarian work. 

After Nishigaki san’s presentation, our EJAAD club members showed her the wide range of work that the club members have been doing. She was also interviewed by the visiting Kansai TV crew and reporter, Kaede Nyudo. 

Many thanks to Ms Henbest and the EJAAD club for organising this very special event.  

Heartfelt Video Messages

 to the Ukraine


We are working to gather short videos for support messages to those who are suffering due to the invasion of Ukraine. In organizing this event, we faced challenges such as language barriers and maintaining neutrality between Russia and Ukraine, but we are tackling these challenges by making connections with people who speak Ukrainian and adding innovations such as "people suffering due to the invasion of Ukraine" instead of "messages for the Ukrainian people" and so on. We plan to put the collected videos on SNS and spread the message through companies in Ukraine.


Maple Hall on July 2!

We, the EJAAD club, are students from Senri & Osaka International Schools of Kwansei Gakuin contributing to the project through our activities.

The meaning of EJAAD is "creativity" in Dari. We are a project supporting the empowerment of women in Afghanistan through selling their handcrafted traditional embroidery crafts and raising awareness. 

For this event, we plan to have Mr. Sato from Doctors Without Borders, who worked as a nurse in Afghanistan, speak about his experiences. We will also have presentations from students explaining more about the Ejaad Project along with the sale of traditional embroideries made by the Afghan women.

Please come to support our project and see the development in pictures of our learning center for girls in Kabul and help the girls and women in Afghanistan!



Just before Christmas of 2021 Coahagan was hit by a devastating typhoon which destroyed a number of homes, including many of the school boats. Fortunately, the school house we helped construct still stands and is serving as a shelter for displaced families. Although our fundraising efforts are not as strong as they used to be before Covid, we were able to put together ¥300,000 to be sent for emergency funds to pay for generators, tools, relief equipment, and food. We have the fundraising efforts of the 2020, 2021 graduating classes to thank.


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