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country Japan: SCC Minamata (Kumamoto) NICE-SCC 2
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1/09/2018 - 25/10/2018
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Volunteers will work for 1. Trimming bamboo trees that can increase the whole amount to fix carbon in the forest. 2. Making bamboo charcoal from ones cut in the Work 1 to be used as fuel instead of oil as carbon offset project. 3. Other work such as harvesting paper mulberry trees, citrus fruits, onions, helping to run marine environmental education for middle school students and ocean life investigation (incl. scuba diving!). See also https://ivsforclimatejustice.files.wordpress.com/2018/03/ico-2018-green-project-4-japan.pdf

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Volunteers house (Volunteers will borrow the bathrooms of neighbors that creates nice exchange). Cooked by volunteers. Sleeping bag is needed! Moved by the bicycle.

Lage und Freizeit

Southern part of Kumamoto prefecture in Kyushu, one of the four main islands of Japan. It faces a beautiful semi-closed sea called Shiranui-kai and has some gorgeous natural scenery.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This workcamp as a part of SCC (Stop Climate Change) project has been organized with NAP (Nobel Apolication of Plant resources) since 2016. NAP is a local NPO to recover natural ecosystem cycles by promoting the regeneration and rebirth of land & sea forests. It’s been hosting workcamps since 1992 that has made a significant impacts to create a forest on the reclaimed land which was built in the process of clearing the mercury from the bay. This forest bears new lives as a symbol of revival and is an important place to pray for the victims of Minamata Disease, as well as for the world to reflect on the effects of modern industrialization. As well as many other parts of Japan, bamboo trees, that was originally brought from China by human being, have been severely spreading and damaging the other trees and eco-system. There is also a new project to revitalize the marine environment. There is a lot of rubbish on the beaches, but when it’s clean, there is a lot of sea food such as oysters and sea urchins. Rehabilitation of seaweed forests is taking place since a few years ago.

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Other activities : To join the local festival, exchange party, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). Participation fee : No fee! * All personal expenses, visa, and other food and beverages beyond those provided should be covered by volunteers

Anforderungen

Motivation to learn and speak Japanese language(but local host can speak English), be able to ride a bicycle. High interest in environmental issues and their activities, big motivation to work hard, open mind, cooperation with others. Any experience and skills of the environmental work, Carbon research and Crowd funding are welcomed!
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest international airport is Fukuoka airport. From Fukuoka to the meeting point, it takes 3 hours by express train. You need to arrive the airport by 09:00 on the first days and can leave there after 16:00 on the last days. 30th. From Osaka, 6 hours by bullet train (you need to arrive at Kansai airport by 19:00 on the day before and leave there from 11:00 on the day after). Projekt-Sprache(n) English , Japanese
country Japan: SCC Minamata (Kumamoto) NICE-SCC 1
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1/09/2018 - 20/11/2018
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Volunteers will work for 1. Trimming bamboo trees that can increase the whole amount to fix carbon in the forest. 2. Making bamboo charcoal from ones cut in the Work 1 to be used as fuel instead of oil as carbon offset project. 3. Other work such as harvesting paper mulberry trees, citrus fruits, onions, helping to run marine environmental education for middle school students and ocean life investigation (incl. scuba diving!). See also https://ivsforclimatejustice.files.wordpress.com/2018/03/ico-2018-green-project-4-japan.pdf

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers house (Volunteers will borrow the bathrooms of neighbors that creates nice exchange). Cooked by volunteers. Sleeping bag is needed! Moved by the bicycle.

Lage und Freizeit

Southern part of Kumamoto prefecture in Kyushu, one of the four main islands of Japan. It faces a beautiful semi-closed sea called Shiranui-kai and has some gorgeous natural scenery.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This workcamp as a part of SCC (Stop Climate Change) project has been organized with NAP (Nobel Apolication of Plant resources) since 2016. NAP is a local NPO to recover natural ecosystem cycles by promoting the regeneration and rebirth of land & sea forests. It’s been hosting workcamps since 1992 that has made a significant impacts to create a forest on the reclaimed land which was built in the process of clearing the mercury from the bay. This forest bears new lives as a symbol of revival and is an important place to pray for the victims of Minamata Disease, as well as for the world to reflect on the effects of modern industrialization. As well as many other parts of Japan, bamboo trees, that was originally brought from China by human being, have been severely spreading and damaging the other trees and eco-system. There is also a new project to revitalize the marine environment. There is a lot of rubbish on the beaches, but when it’s clean, there is a lot of sea food such as oysters and sea urchins. Rehabilitation of seaweed forests is taking place since a few years ago.

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Other activities : To join the local festival, exchange party, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). Participation fee : No fee! * All personal expenses, visa, and other food and beverages beyond those provided should be covered by volunteers

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Motivation to learn and speak Japanese language(but local host can speak English), be able to ride a bicycle. High interest in environmental issues and their activities, big motivation to work hard, open mind, cooperation with others. Any experience and skills of the environmental work, Carbon research and Crowd funding are welcomed!
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest international airport is Fukuoka airport. From Fukuoka to the meeting point, it takes 3 hours by express train. You need to arrive the airport by 09:00 on the first days and can leave there after 16:00 on the last days. 30th. From Osaka, 6 hours by bullet train (you need to arrive at Kansai airport by 19:00 on the day before and leave there from 11:00 on the day after). Projekt-Sprache(n) English , Japanese
country Japan: Mashiko 18-2 (Tochigi) NICE-LW-MS18-2
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5/09/2018 - 24/11/2018
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We will 1) maintain/ upgrade the children's forest 2) maintain bamboo forest 3) involve many people who has interesting environmental projects (Ex. to organize weekend workcamp) 4) revive the forest in disaster area in Iwaki city, Fukushima that got huge damaged by Tsunami.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Single room in very big beautiful house, it is called Meizai-an. Cooked by vols. by turn. All basic facilities are provided.

Lage und Freizeit

Mashiko town is located in the east part of Tochigi prefecture and famous for potter, so the atmosphere of the town is artistic with some cultural heritages. The population of the town is about 25,000.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Organized together with Tochigi Conservation Corps (TCC). Conservation Corps is long term workcamp programs in USA where 10-20 youth work for local development and environment. About 25,000 vols. join every year. To create similar programs in Japan, TCC was created in 2009 by the leader who was a LMTV coordinator of NICE. Because there are few children who are able to play and grown up in nature, TCC creates a children’s forest in which local community residents can play.

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Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month) to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. Other activities : We have opportunities learning leadership, NPO management, group work, that would be useful for your future. Joining the local festivals. Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). Activity Blog:http://urx.mobi/zfe4

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Interests in Environment and local development. Liking to work outside. Flexibility and cooperation are required.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen From Tokyo, 3-4 hours by train and then, 40 min. from Utsunomiya city by car Projekt-Sprache(n) Japanese
country Japan: Shintoku 18-7 (Hokkaido) NICE-LI-SH18-7
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20/09/2018 - 14/12/2018
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Volunteers will do various types of agricultural works (planting, weeding, cultivating, harvesting, to make organic vegetables, taking care of animals, milk processing, etc.) as well as house work. Volunteers will develop the rangeland.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Shared room (male and female are separated) in volunteer house, cooked as a group by turns.

Lage und Freizeit

Agricultural country side, 120 km east of Sapporo. Minus 20 degree in winter and 20 in summer.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Organized together with Kyodo Gakusha Shintoku Farm, a cooperative community where people with various backgrounds such as mentally disadvantaged, people who are tired of city life, who wants to learn farming, etc. They have five communities in Tokyo, Nagano and Hokkaido and grow animals and vegetables in ecological, organic way with utilizing Bacterium. Their cheese got the 1st prize in the national contest!

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Other activities : Joining the local festivals. Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month) to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. Term : * IMPORTANT!! If you want to end on another day (either shorter or longer), please choose among the following dates and clearly write on your application form; 10/28, 12/14, 1/13

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Motivation to learn and speak Japanese language, strong motivation for the host. Skills of agriculture or construction can be useful!
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen From Sapporo, 4 hours by express train. From Tokyo, 2 hours by airplane(to Shin-chitose airport) or 32 hours by ship. Before join program and after finishing project, you need to join seminar near Tokyo. You need to arrive at Narita or Haneda airport by 08:00 the 1st day, and can leave Japan after 22:00 on last day). Projekt-Sprache(n) Japanese , English
country Japan: Samegawa 18-6 (Fukushima) NICE-LI-SA 18-6
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20/09/2018 - 14/12/2018
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We will do some farming such as planting rice, cutting the grasses, sowing seeds and harvesting in the land of ANSN. ANSN organize many events on weekend. We will help to accept smoothly people from kids to adults, family. We will support and enjoy with them. Especially end of July to end of August, ANSN organize kids camp program. We will support it.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Single room of the nature school. Volunteers cook with local host. During kid camp, we will stay with kids (But it depend on case!)

Lage und Freizeit

Small village in the forest area, the population is about 5,000, surrounded by rich nature. The temperature in winter can be minus 5-10 though the inside buildings are warm enough! 75km far from Fukushima nuclear power plant.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Organized together with Abukuma Nature School Network (ANSN). Their theme is learning from soil and nature, and live together. Many children in Fukushima are forced to stay indoors for the fear of health risks from radioactivity having been released in the air by the nuclear disaster since March 2011. ANSN started to organize kids camp for in Fukushima. It called “Fukushima Kids (FK)”. He became chairperson of the Executive committee it. They got support from various famous people. FK bring about more than 40 elementary, junior high or high school students at a time to areas with lower radiation levels, to conduct a series of camps during vacations (some 5-day camps in summer and winter) and weekends.

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*Other activities : Participation in the local events, many opportunities to learn the local wisdom, etc. Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). *Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month) to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. *Term : If you want to finish in other period, please choose among the following dates and clearly write on your application form; 10/28, 12/14 [ Website of local organization ] http://abukumansnet.org/english.html

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Speaking some Japanese, strong motivation to work with the host and live in the remote area with a lot of nature, respect to the local custom and life, flexibility, positive mind and those who likes children. Interest in revival Fukushima. Experience of similar types of work is welcome!
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen From Tokyo, 2.5 hours by bus and 45 minutes by car. You need to arrive at Narita or Haneda airport by 08:00 the 1st day, and can leave Japan after 22:00 on last day). Projekt-Sprache(n) Japanese , English
country Japan: Oda-Yukimiru 18-7 (Shimane) NICE-LI-OY18-7
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20/09/2018 - 14/12/2018
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Empowering NEET youth (Communication with them, they can get confidence by the experiences of communicating foreign people, to talk, to do activities). Volunteers will do various work to maintain and protect the forests such as cutting bamboos and grasses, burning grasses, etc..

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Share the rooms in the house named ‘Yukimi-ru’, it is the center of NEET youth members. Cooked by vols.

Lage und Freizeit

About 250 km northwest of Osaka. Near the Sea of Japan.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Organized together with the ‘Organization of Green and Water’ (OGW) since 2011. It was founded in 1992. This organization was established to advocate for the importance of the prairie and forest in our ecosystem. They work around Iwami Ginzan, a silver mine, which was registered as a World Heritage site in 2007. The organization wants to care for the forests and prairies. It is important to continue to care for our forests after we have disrupted the ecosystem. Extension of bamboo forests is a serious problem in Japan.

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Other activities : Participation in the local events, many opportunities to learn the local wisdom, etc. Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month) to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. Term : If you want to end on another day (either shorter or longer), please choose among the following dates and clearly write on your application form; 10/28, 12/14, 01/13 Activity blog: http://blog.canpan.info/ohgreen/

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Speaking good Japanese! Motivation to learn and speak Japanese language, strong motivation for the host. Interested in nature conservation. Age is until 39 years old.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 39 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Projekt-Sprache(n) Japanese
country Japan: Tokushima 18-7 (Tokushima) NICE-LI-TO18-7
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20/09/2018 - 14/12/2018
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Maintaining flowerbed (ex. watering, removing grass etc.), and support for local event “cleaning up river”, “shopping street” with local people to activate the area and communication with local people. Also volunteers will join local some activities and events.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Single room in local apartment house or home stay (Only for female, but it depend on timing). Breakfast in café, lunch with local people, dinner with local host.

Lage und Freizeit

Tokushima City, capital of Tokushima Prefecture, has a population of about 260,000. The city is in northern Tokushima Prefecture where the Yoshino River and its tributaries create a delta.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Organized together with NPO, ‘Bizan Daigaku(B.D)’ for the first time. They organize workcamp with NICE from 2013. They have many types of projects, one of project started “Flower Road Project” from last year in Tokushima city. It made flowerbed along the national road by local citizen. But it is difficult to do daily maintenance (ex. watering, removing grass etc.) for them. So, they want to keep it with international volunteers. B.D. has also other projects, cleaning up river, project which it cooperate with shopping street, etc. They want to activate this town though having local events with volunteers.

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Other activities : Awa Odori Festival on August, Exchange parties, experiencing Japanese culture, etc. Participation in the local events etc. Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month) to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. Term : If you want to end on another day (either shorter or longer), please choose among the following dates and clearly write on your application form; 10/28, 12/14, 01/13 Activity blog(English): http://bizandaigaku.jugem.jp/

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Speaking good Japanese! Motivation to learn and speak Japanese language, strong motivation for the host.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tokushima airport to Tokushima city 30 minutes by bus. Osaka (5 hours by train, 3 hours by bus. From Tokyo to Osaka, 5 hours by bullet train or 11 hours by night bus. Volunteer need to arrive at Kansai airport by 08:00 the 1st day, and can leave Japan after 22:00 on last day). Projekt-Sprache(n) Japanese
country Japan: Maki 18-5 (Nagano) NICE-LI-MK 18-5
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20/09/2018 - 14/12/2018
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We will help their organic farming (weeding in rice and vegetable fields, planting vegetables, taking care of goats and hens, etc.) and also carry the things from the town, renovate the trails, help their house work, etc. Be ready to work for quite a long time (05:30-18:00 with some brakes) and tough.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Building a straw roof (traditional house in Japan!) in farm ,cooking as a group by turn

Lage und Freizeit

In the deep mountain. Very isolated, but beautiful village near “Japanese Northern Alps”. About 900 meters asl. Something remained here that most of Japanese areas have lost in modernization.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Organized together with Maki Farm of Kyodo Gakusha (KG). KG is a NPO running 5 organic farming communities in Japan where people with various backgrounds such as mentally disadvantaged, those who want to learn farming, etc. in order to change our society from competitive to cooperative. Maki Farm has 5-10 members and is located in a very isolated area (no accessible for cars and we have to walk 4 km in the mountains!), so once it became an abandon village in 1970s. Tateya is one branch of KG.

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Other activities : Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). Trekking. Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month) to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. Term : If you want to end on another day, please choose among the following dates and clearly write on your application form; 10/28, 12/14. Other : It was made into a documentary movie about their living life, Kyodo Gakusha Maki Farm on 2015 in Japan. http://arayashiki-movie.jp/

Anforderungen

Speaking some Japanese (common language will be Japanese) and strong motivation to work and enjoy simple life in the isolated area and respect to the local culture and way of the local organization! Skills of agriculture or construction can be useful!
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen From Tokyo, 4 hours by express train or 6-8 hours by bus and train. You need to arrive at Narita or Haneda airport by 08:00 the 1st day, and can leave Japan after 22:00 on last day). Projekt-Sprache(n) Japanese , English
country Japan: Tateya 18-5 (Nagano) NICE-LI-TT18-5
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20/09/2018 - 14/12/2018
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We will help their organic farming (weeding in rice and vegetable fields, planting vegetables, taking care of goats and chicken, etc.) and also making miso and soy-sauce, wooden toy, weaving and dyeing cloths etc. Be ready to work for quite a long time (05:30-18:00 with some brakes) and hard.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Building for volunteers in the farm, cooking as a group by turn

Lage und Freizeit

Otari village is a small village located in the region of stunning natural beauty in the northern part of Nagano Prefecture, Japan. It is beautiful village near “Japanese Northern Alps”.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Organized together with Tateya Farm of Kyodo Gakusha (KG). KG is a NPO running 5 organic farming communities in Japan where people with various backgrounds such as mentally disadvantaged, those who want to learn farming, etc. in order to change our society from competitive to cooperative. Tateya Farm has 40 members, they have several backgrounds. LI-MK Maki is one of brunch in KG group.

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Other activities : Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month) to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. Term : If you want to end on another day (either shorter or longer), please choose among the following dates and clearly write on your application form; 10/28, 12/14.

Anforderungen

Speaking some Japanese (common language will be Japanese) and strong motivation to work and enjoy simple life in the isolated area and respect to the local culture and way of the local organization! Skills of agriculture or construction can be useful!
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen From Tokyo, 4 hours by express train or 6-8 hours by bus and train. You need to arrive at Narita or Haneda airport by 08:00 the 1st day, and can leave Japan after 22:00 on last day. Projekt-Sprache(n) Japanese , English
country Japan: Hirokawa 18-7 (Fukuoka) NICE-LI-HK18-7
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20/09/2018 - 14/12/2018
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We will playing kids after school and during long vacation. During program, there are spring vacation and summer vacation. KI organize Kids camp. We support it. We also support elderly people who stay in KI. We support their activities (ex. farming and taking a walk etc.). Making a oportunity to communicate Kids and elderly people.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Single room in volunteer house where it takes few minutes from KI. Meals are provided in KI. No smoking in building.

Lage und Freizeit

In a relatively mild climate, originate Hirokawa flows from east to Hosshinzan, have poured into the Chikugo create an elongated basin of the plains in the basin. About 50 km south of Fukuoka city.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Host organization is "Komorebi no ie", Komorebi means, it is the sunlight leaking from leaves of filtering through leaves. KI's philosophy, the elderly, the young and disabled, all live in the same town. Here, he or she respects and is respected as individual of his or her own personality. Here, he or she will not be bound physically or psychologically. The people live with nature and are co-existent harmoniously. We Komorebi would like to make such a community reality. KI and NICE cooperate from 2017. Vice-president is one of founder of Sansonjuku(NICE-LW-KU18-1). He would like to do LMTV program his organization. He expects connecting kids and elderly people.

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*Other activities : Participation in the local events, many opportunities to learn the local wisdom, etc. Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, temples and shrines). *Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month) to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. *Term : If you want to end on another day (either shorter or longer), please choose among the following dates and clearly write on your application form; 10/28, 12/14, 2019/01/13, 02/16, 04/13, 05/11 [Website of local organization] http://www.komorebinoie.jp/

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Female only. Speaking good Japanese, strong motivation to work with the host, respect to the local custom and life, flexibility, friendliness, positive mind.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen From Fukuoka airport, about 1 hours by train. Volunteer need to arrive at Fukuoka airport until noon. Projekt-Sprache(n) Japanese
country Japan: Gose 18-7 (Nara) NICE-LI-GS18-7
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20/09/2018 - 14/12/2018
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Volunteers will engage the process of organic farming with duties such as cultivating vegetables and rice, weeding, harvesting and packing them for shipment.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will live by themselves in an old Japanese house. They might stay at local host's house depends on the circumstances.

Lage und Freizeit

It is located in Gose city, Nara pref. which is about 50 km southeast of Osaka.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project is co-organized with "Sugiura Farm" that engages in organic farming for pursuing food safety and an environmentally friendly society. The owner of the farm is Mr. Sugiura, who is the only one man taking care of 2 hectares of farmland abandoned by local people because they became too old to keep working on the farm. He cultivates, harvests crops, even makes fertilizer and processes the harvest into products. He is working not only for crops, but also for conserving the environment and the beautiful scenery of living fields in the countryside of Japan.

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*Other activities : Participation in the local events, many opportunities to learn the local wisdom, etc. Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, temples and shrines). *Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month) to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. *Term : If you want to end on another day (either shorter or longer), please choose among the following dates and clearly write on your application form; 10/28, 12/14, 2019/01/13, 02/16, 04/13, 05/11

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Language is basically Japanese, but sometimes English. Strong motivation to work with the host, respect to the local custom and life, open mind and flexibility.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest international airport is Kansai int. airport (Osaka). To the project site, it will take about 2 hours by train from the airport. Volunteers need to arrive at the airport by 10:00 on the 1st day and can leave there after 21:00 on the last day. Projekt-Sprache(n) Japanese , English
country Japan: Hiroshima 18-7 (Hiroshima) NICE-LI-HS18-7
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20/09/2018 - 14/12/2018
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Empowering people who have disabilities (Communication with them, they can get confidence by the experiences of communicating foreign people, to talk, to do activities), etc.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Share the rooms in the facility named "you-en", it is the disabled people center. You will cook by yourselves. Lunch will eat together with members in the center.

Lage und Freizeit

Hiroshima City, capital of Hiroshima Prefecture, has a population of about 1,200,000. This city is the largest city in Chugoku region. Hiroshima is the best known as the first city in history to be targeted by a nuclear weapon.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Facility for the mentally disabled people “you-en” is located rural area but very close to central area. There are Japanese old styles houses and beautiful land scape. Mentally disabled people (ex. cannot go to school or work, social withdrawal etc.) can adjust daily rhythm and find their own skills in “you-en”. For example, they make herbs and vegetables in the garden and make accessories, miscellaneous goods, antique furniture etc. in the facility. They do not have enough opportunity to communicate with various people (Foreigners etc.). Volunteers are excepted to consider their feelings and do activities together. It makes their feelings proactive and positive!

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Other activities : Participation in the center events, many opportunities to learn the local wisdom, etc. Sightseeing, short trip (historical museums, temples and shrines). Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month to be paid on arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. Term : If you want to end on another day (either shorter or longer), please choose among the following dates and clearly write on your application form; 10/28, 12/14, 01/13. Website of local organization : http://www.you-en.org/ Facebook page : https://m.facebook.com/you.en.org/

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Speaking good English (Japanese is also welcome), strong motivation to work with the host, respect for the local customs and lifestyle, open mind and flexibility. Skype interview is required.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest international airport is Kansai int. airport (Osaka) . To the project site, it will take about less than 2 hours by train (Shinkansen) from Osaka. Hiroshima airport is also available, it takes about less than 1 hours to the meeting point by Rimousine Bus. Projekt-Sprache(n) English , Japanese
country Japan: Akame 18-7 (Mie) NICE-LI-AK18-7
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20/09/2018 - 14/12/2018
Extra-Gebühr JPY 12000
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We will do a various working to care of the forest such as cutting trees & branches, maintaining the footpaths etc… We will take care and harvesting mushrooms and chestnuts. We also support to organize some environmental events (e.g., to collect edible wild plants, nature observation) in their field.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Single room, in the pension named ‘Eco Resort Akame’. Volunteers cook by themselves.

Lage und Freizeit

About 60 km east of Osaka. There are famous falls nearby that many hikers visit.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Organized together with is ‘Akame no Satoyama wo Sodateru Kai’(ASSK), a local environmental NPO, since 1998. In an area between Osaka and Nagoya, there were plans for a golf course and disposal of industrial garbage, but the local community has stopped them with the ‘Woods Trust’ movement. The group was formed in 1996 to collect donations to buy and protect the land, to build an eco-resort to enjoy nature, to maintain forests, to create a pond for dragonflies, etc…

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Other activities : Participation in the local events, many opportunities to learn the local wisdom, etc. Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month) to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. Term : If you want to end on another day (either shorter or longer), please choose among the following dates and clearly write on your application form; 10/28, 12/14, 2019/01/13, 04/13, 05/11

Anforderungen

Language is basically Japanese, but sometimes English. Strong motivation to work with the host, respect to the local custom and life, open mind and flexibility.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest international airport is Kansai int. airport (Osaka). From Osaka, 1 hour by train from each. From Tokyo, 4 hours by bullet train and train or 9 hours by bus and train. Volunteer need to arrive at Kansai airport by 08:00 the 1st day, and can leave Japan after 22:00 on last day). Projekt-Sprache(n) Japanese
country Japan: Ikata 18-7 (Ehime) NICE-LI-IK18-7
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20/09/2018 - 14/12/2018
Extra-Gebühr JPY 1200
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Volunteers will help orange farming (It is the main work!! Harvesting, taking care of trees, cutting grass etc., it depend on season! Especially, Nov. to April. is hard!!), support local youth club (If you have chance), and create new activities to animate the town.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Share room (male and female are separated) at the volunteer’s house. It is traditional Japanese style house. You’ll cook by yourselves.

Lage und Freizeit

In the edge of Sata Peninsula, surrounded by the sea, so fishing is also famous. There are only 30 houses in this community. The climate is relatively warm though it can be cold in winter.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Organized together with Kikuya Community Group (KCG), formed by the local young people to think of the future of their small village. Ikata is famous for its main industry of oranges farming, but has been facing depopulation, lack of workers and aging society since most of young people leave the town. So, the number of abandoned orange farms is increasing and the town is losing its tradition, life, custom and scenery. KCG strongly hopes to host vols. to work together to animate the town and revive the farms.

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Other activities : Participation in the local events, many opportunities to learn the local wisdom, etc. Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). Pocket money : 20,000 JPY per month. Term : If you want to end on another day (either shorter or longer), please choose among the following dates and clearly write on your application form; 10/28, 12/14, 01/13 Activity Blog: http://blog.goo.ne.jp/kikuya2009

Anforderungen

Requirement : Speaking good Japanese, strong motivation to work with the host, respect to the local custom and life, open mind and flexibility. Be ready that work is for quite a long and hard (Especially, Nov. to April.) Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Matsuyama (2.5 hours by bus). From Tokyo, 12-13 hours by highway bus. Volunteer need to arrive at Kansai airport by 08:00 the 1st day, and can leave Japan after 22:00 on last day. Projekt-Sprache(n) Japanese
country Japan: Wazuka 18-6 (Kyoto) NICE-LI-WA18-6
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21/09/2018 - 14/12/2018
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We will do natural tea farming in abandoned tea farms with EW. After reviving farms, EW will provide it for new tea farmer who want to start as new tea farmer. We will join the local events, weekend workcamp too.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Single room at the volunteer’s house. Cooking by themselves.

Lage und Freizeit

About 80 km from the center of Osaka. Most of the peninsula was designated as a quasi-national park.It was selected as “one pf the most beautiful villages in Japan” 2013. A famous landscape known as the "Beautiful Tea farms" It is called “Cha-genkyo”.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Organized together with E-Wasa (EW) from 2015. It means good Japanese tea and is a local NPO created in 2012 to organize agricultural events, support people who live in Wazuka as new tea farmers. Short term workcamps are hosted every year since 2001 by other local group. One of tea farmers who was camp leader in the workcamp in Wazuka was fascinated, so became a tea farmer here. Then, he established EW for future of Wazuka. Wazuka is famous for green tea (called Uji-cha, but they want to PR as Wazuka-cha), but has been facing depopulation, lack of workers and aging society since most of youth leave the town. So, the number of abandoned tea farms are increasing and the town is losing its tradition, life, custom and scenery. EW hopes to host vols. to work together to animate the town and revive the tea farms.

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*Other activities : We have opportunities to show your culture in school. Participation in the local events etc. Sightseeing, short trip (temples, shirines famous places in Nara and Kyoto). *Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month) to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols.

Anforderungen

Strong motivation to work with the host, respect of the local customs and life, open mind and flexibility. Language is English. Local host can speak English.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen From Osaka/Kyoto: 1 hour and a half by train and bus. It is located near Nara. From Tokyo: 2 hours by bullet train then 1 hour and half by train and bus. Volunteer need to arrive at Kansai airport by 08:00 the 1st day, and can leave Japan after 22:00 on last day). Projekt-Sprache(n) Japanese , English
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