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country Japan: Katsuura VS2 NICE-18-VS11301
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30/11/2018 - 3/12/2018
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15 Freiwillige
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We will help orange farming such as picking up oranges, carrying them to the storage and sorting them, etc.We will separate into 3-4 groups to help different farms. Work could be physically hard.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Local guest house. Volunteers will cook by themselves.

Lage und Freizeit

Takamatsu (3 hours by train). You need to arrive at Takamatsu airport by 9:00am on 30th and can leave there after 17:00pm on the 3rd. If Kansai airport (5 hours by train), you need to arrive by 06:00am on the 30th and can leave there after 21:00pm on 3rd.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This workcamp has been organized with Association of Regional Activation in Katsuura. Katsuura is one of famous villages in Japan for Japanese oranges. However, the number of farmers have been getting decreased these years, so that local people need hands of motivated people. They are also encouraging and supporting young people to move to rural area from urban area.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
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country Japan: Yunodake 1 (Fukushima) NICE-19-02263
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26/02/2019 - 11/03/2019
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7 Freiwillige
2 Male / 2 female noch gesucht
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1. Maintain abandoned chestnut forest. 2. Maintain footpath we call Yunodake nature walking course. IMS organizes the nature tour and nature there.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Yunodake-sanso (it means Yunodake mountain cottage). Shared room (male and female are separated). Cooked as a group by turns. All basic facilities are provided.

Lage und Freizeit

It is located Iwaki city (south part and near shore) in Fukushima pre.. Iwaki-city is most huge land and highest population number in Fukushima.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project has been organized together with Iwaki no Mori ni Shitashimukai(IMS) since 2016 (First time!) . IMS start on October 3, 2001 at Mt. Yunodake in Iwaki city. IMS is a NPO running maintain forest and organize activities in forest (kids camp etc.) around there. They aim to revive satoyama by citizen hands and people enjoy satoyama safely and freely. IMS think it is necessary to know the forest and the soil which are the source of life to understand the essence of the environmental problem. To that end, at first, we touch the nature and know a wonder to have of nature and know the structure of nature and various things. Because we notice it to work that nature has are important. IMS want to spread it to all citizen and involve them.

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Other activities: Communicating with member of IMS and local university students.

Anforderungen

Interest to protect nature and to exchange with people.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest international airport is in Tokyo (Narita/Haneda). From Tokyo to the meeting point. it takes 3 hours by bus, You need to arrive Narita/Haneda airport by 27th morning and can leave project site in the 12th morning. Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Japan: Tennen village (Chiba) NICE-19-03021
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2/03/2019 - 15/03/2019
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10 Freiwillige
2 Male / 3 female noch gesucht
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Volunteers will help local farmers to take care of terraced rice fields before the season of rice planting. Volunteers will also help cutting the grass in the abandoned farm, making traditional bamboo charcoal, and organize some local events. The contents of work will be changed due to weather, please be flexible!

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will stay in a house made of natural wood. Shared room. Meals will be cooked by volunteers by turns. Sleeping bag is NOT needed.

Lage und Freizeit

Kamogawa city is located in southern Chiba pref. It takes only 2 hours from the central Tokyo by bus, however, you can enjoy its rich nature such as beautiful coastline and terraced rice fields.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project has been organized with Association for Activating Hiratsuka area (AAH) since 2017. AAH is formed by local farmers with the aim of utilization local resources to increase the attractiveness of Hiratsuka area by maintaining the hiking trail and helping to organize local events and so on. AAH also has cooperated with Tennen-mura for revival of abandoned farmland such as traditional terraced rice fields. Tennen-mura (means 'Natural Village') is an institution providing city people opportunities and accommodation to experience of farming and country life. They need power of young international volunteers for vitalizing the aging community.

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Other activities: Cultural exchange party with local people, hiking, and sightseeing in city.

Anforderungen

Interested in Japanese agriculture, positive attitude to work outside and cooperativeness.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest international airport is inTokyo (Narita/ Haneda). From Tokyo to the meeting point, it takes 1.5 hours by bus. You need to arrive at the airport in Tokyo (Narita/ Haneda) by 9:00 AM on the first day and can leave there after 17:00 PM on the last day. Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Japan: Akame 3 (Mie) NICE-19-03042
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4/03/2019 - 18/03/2019
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10 Freiwillige
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Volunteers will cut down trees in the forest and carry them out so that SATOYAMA forest can keep healthy condition for biodiversity. For work, volunteers need to use blades and sometimes machineries with lecture how to use. Work is quite hard from morning to evening even in rain if it’s not so heavy. Sometimes, we may interact with mentally challenged people who are working every day for the same things as you will do.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will stay in a log house. Meals will be cooked by volunteers by turns.

Lage und Freizeit

Workcamp is held in Kami-mitani area, Nabari city, Mie prefecture, about 60 km from Osaka. There are famous falls nearby that many hikers visit.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This workcamp has been organized with "Akame no SATOYAMA wo Sodateru kai", a local environmental NPO for conservation of SATOYAMA forest since 1999. Since this area is close from big cities Osaka and Nagoya, there were plans to build a golf field and an incinerator, but local people have stopped those plans by the movement called "National Trust". They founded the group in 1996 to collect donations to buy and protect lands, to accept people who want to enjoy nature, to maintain forests, to create a pond for dragonflies, to host national copse meeting, etc. SATOYAMA needs to be maintained by humans for its biodiversity and water adjustment function. Our ancestors had protected and utilized the forest in ecological and sustainable way, which was neglected by modernization. We will try to revive it by global voluntary power!!

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Other activities: Hiking, cultural exchange parties, etc.

Anforderungen

Strong motivation and Physical strength are needed.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest international airport is Kansai int. airport (Osaka) or Chubu Centrair Int. airport (Nagoya). To the meeting point, it will take about 1.5 hour by train from both airport. Volunteers need to arrive at the airport by 10:00 on 4th and can leave there after 19:00 on 18th. Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Japan: Ishinomaki (Miyagi) NICE-19-03071
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7/03/2019 - 17/03/2019
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11 Freiwillige
2 Male / 3 female noch gesucht
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Help with maintenance for the bamboo forest around the [Hyappou-kan] community space, as well as community building. Additionally, we will help children with their homework at [Terako-ya] after school, and organize international exchange events.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteer house(Japanese style). Simple self-catering. Meal is cooked by volunteer by turn. Share room.

Lage und Freizeit

1 hour by bus from Sendai Station. Situated on the East of Miyagi Prefecture with Kitakami River stretching through from North to South. Inland area thrives with rice cultivation while coastal area flourishes with fisheries and aquaculture.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project is held in collaboration with [Ishimaki Kawanokami Project] commencing this year. Situated in the northern part of Ishimaki City, Kawanokami is an area with a population of 400 former households who resided in Ishimaki City’s coastal area before the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011, and the region’s local residences. In 2015 [Kawanokami Project] began with the concept [Cultivate the town, nurture the people] to enrich the region’s community. To create a place for the residences to interact with one another through [Hyappyou-kan] a combination of café and library. Our goal: to endorse the region while connecting with the next generation.

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Other activities: Exchange with the locals, sightseeing, etc.

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Need High motivation to work for disaster area and respect the local culture and way of the local organization!
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest airport is Sendai airport. Or use Shinkansen (or overnight bus) from Narita/ Haneda airport. You need to arrive Narita/ Haneda airport by 7th morning and can leave project site in the 17th morning. Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Japan: Ozuchi 1 (Ishikawa) NICE-19-03121
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12/03/2019 - 25/03/2019
Extra-Gebühr 0
6 Freiwillige
1 Male / 2 female noch gesucht
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We will do various work to activate the area and success their culture. Main work is organizing and preparing for "English camp". For example, playing international games, cooking world meals and speaking with children. From 6 to 18 year old children/students join and enjoy international days in the beautiful nature. And we possibly also support agriculture and do some other work for the community.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Renovated house (traditional house!). Simple shower room. Clean toilet. Winter Sleeping bag is needed! Food will be cooked by volunteers. wi-fi and internet are nothing. There is a cat.

Lage und Freizeit

The southwest part of Ishikawa prefecture. Ozuchi village is surrounded by mountains, so very isolated, but beautiful place. Charcoal making was main industry.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Organized together with Shizentaiken Ozuchi Mura since 2013, founded by local people to keep the original landscape. There were 140 inhabitants with 20 houses in 1916, but now only 2 people live there! Still 10 houses are remained and the area was designated as Nation's Preservation District for Groups of Historic Buildings. We will try to improve the situation of the village by young voluntary power. Since 2016, Ozuchi village and NICE have started 'Weekend Workcamp', and more than 400 people do volunteering here and they love this village! Local host hope to pass this village down the next generations!

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Other activities: Exchange parties with local people etc.

Anforderungen

High motivation to work hard and simple life in the isolated mountain area and respect to the local culture and way of the local organization. Educational experience for kids is welcomed!
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Nearest terminal is "Komatsu". International airport is Osaka (Kansai) or Tokyo (Haneda/ Narita). From Osaka, 4 hours by express train. From Tokyo, 5 hours by express train/ 8 hours by highway bus (For taking night bus, you need to arrive by 11th afternoon/ can leave there after 25th noon.) Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Japan: Oda 1 (Shimane) NICE-19-03151
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15/03/2019 - 24/03/2019
Extra-Gebühr 0
8 Freiwillige
2 Male / 2 female noch gesucht
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Volunteers will do various kinds of work such as maintenance of the Mt. Sanbe (cutting down trees and converting into chips), cutting grass in the local mountain to conserve biodiversity, visiting kinder garden and community center to organize classes for international interact, playing sports with youths who are isolated from regular society, cleaning a river, etc.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Public house where OGW's office is in. Meals will be cooked by volunteers by turns.

Lage und Freizeit

Oda city, Shimane prefecture. About 250 km north west of Osaka. Near the Sea of Japan

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This workcamp has been organized with Organization of Green and Water (OGW) since 2007. OGW was established in 1992 to advocate the importance of prairies and forests in our ecosystem. Iwami Ginzan, a silver mine, was registered as a World Heritage site in 2007. However, the recent lack of maintenance of satoyama forests has caused the unwanted spread of bamboo forests which could destroy stone walls and degrade the scenery. To revitalize the whole city, they are not only working for tangible side such as maintenance of the mine, but also they contribute intangible aspects such as supporting mentally-challenged local youth, environmental and international exchange education at elementary school, etc.

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The nearest international airport is Kansai (Osaka). From Osaka to the meeting point in Shimane, it takes 6.5 hours by bus. You need to arrive at Kansai airport by Mar. 13 since the highway bus leaves from Osaka station in the early morning on 14th and can leave there after 23:00 on Mar.24. Hiroshima airport is also available, it takes about 4 hours to the meeting point by highway bus.

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Other activities: Visiting the historical sites, exchange party, sports, hot spring, Matsue castle

Anforderungen

Interest in nature conservation.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Japan: Minamata 1 (Kumamoto) NICE-19-03161
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16/03/2019 - 31/03/2019
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12 Freiwillige
3 Male / 3 female noch gesucht
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Volunteers will mainly work for renovation of the bamboo gate in Eco House and cutting bamboos, making bamboo charcoals. Volunteers also join and support international festival in Minamata. Volunteers will cook your international dishes by ourselves in this event. Volunteers will sell that dishes to local people and enhance the mood in this event etc.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

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

Lage und Freizeit

South west in Kyushu islands. People are cheerful and many of man like to drink sake!! If lucky, you could enjoy parties under cherry flowers!

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project has been organized together with Minamata International Friendship Association (MIFA) since 1992. Though there was a big tragedy of public pollution 40 years ago, it’s completely safe now and Minamata is pioneering to be ecological town by distinguishing garbage into 21 categories, etc. The workcamps have been creating a forest on the reclaimed land to bear new lives as a symbol of revival, with strong wish of the patients as well as doing various community works to activate local communities.

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Other activities: Volunteers house (Volunteers will borrow the bathrooms of local host that creates nice exchange). Cooked by volunteers. Sleeping bag is needed!

Anforderungen

Interest to protect nature, recycling environmental protection and to exchange with people. Volunteers need to ride on bicycle.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest international airport is Fukuoka airport. From Fukuoka to the meeting point, it takes about 1.5 hours by bullet train. Volunteers need to arrive the airport by 09:00 on Mar. 16th and can leave there after 16:00 on Mar. 31st. From Osaka, 6 hours by bullet train (you need to arrive at Kansai airport by 6:00 on Mar. 16th and leave there from 11:00 on Apr. 1st). Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Japan: Ozuchi VS1 NICE-19-VS04191
Bewertungen
19/04/2019 - 22/04/2019
Extra-Gebühr JPY 10000
3 Freiwillige
1 Male / 2 female noch gesucht
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We will do various work to activate the area and success their culture. Main work may be one of (1) cultivation of abandoned land and bamboo forest (2) maintaining vegetables’ fields for sustainable life (3) communicating with local old people. And do some other work for the community.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Renovated house (traditional house!). Simple shower room. Clean toilet. Sleeping bag is needed! Food will be cooked by volunteers. wi-fi and internet are nothing. There is a cat.

Lage und Freizeit

The southwest part of Ishikawa prefecture. Ozuchi village is surrounded by mountains, so very isolated, but beautiful place. Charcoal making was main industry.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Organized together with Shizentaiken Ozuchi Mura since 2013, founded by local people to keep the original landscape. There were 140 inhabitants with 20 houses in 1916, but now no people live there! Still 10 houses are remained and the area was designated as Nation's Preservation District for Groups of Historic Buildings. We will try to improve the situation of the village by young voluntary power. Since 2016, Ozuchi village and NICE have started 'Weekend Workcamp' , and more than 200 people do volunteering here! Local host hope to pass this village down the next generations!

Treffpunkt

Nearest terminal is "Komatsu". International airport isOsaka(Kansai) or Tokyo(Haneda/Narita). From Osaka,4 hours by express train. From Tokyo, 5 hours by express train/ 8 hours by highway bus (For taking night bus,you need to arrive by 11th afternoon/ can leave there after 25th noon.)

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other activities: Exchange parties with local people, trekking and hot spring etc.

Anforderungen

High motivation to work hard and simple life in the isolated area and respect to the local culture and way of the local organization! Volunteers get knowledge about actions for developing local village. Also the basic knowledge of the Japanese language and local culture.
Organisation NICE Alter 16 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Japan: Kuromatsunai 1 (Hokkaido) NICE-19-04231
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23/04/2019 - 30/04/2019
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7 Freiwillige
2 Male / 2 female noch gesucht
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We will mainly help to develop the farm and the biotope by cutting bamboo and other glasses, digging the soils, etc.). We will also help to maintain the nature school (e.g., cutting glasses, prepare the camp site) as well as to help the exchange programs such as “Open School” program where families and adults will enjoy the nature or the local events.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Dormitory building of the school (Quite comfortable!). Sleeping bag is not necessary. Lunch will be cooked by volunteers by turns while Breakfast and dinner will be mainly cooked by the host, but the vols. still need to help it.

Lage und Freizeit

South west of Hokkaido island. Full of beautiful nature with national reserve of beech forests, a river and wetland. Main industry is cattle farming.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This workcamp has been organized together with Buna-no-mori Shizen Gakko (nature school with beech forests) since 2003 (2015 for this work). BSG was started in 1998 to promote ecological education for kids and run various kinds of kids programs. They have started to create an organic, community farm where various kinds of people can gather and heal their bodies and mind. They are planting berries and vegetables and creating biotope along a stream in 20ha of the land and need a lot of voluntary power to develop!

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Other activities: Exchange parties, excursion, etc.

Anforderungen

High motivation to work for the community farm. Similar types of experience and Japanese speaking skill are welcome!
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest international airport is in Sapporo. From Sapporo to the meeting point, it takes 2 hours by express train. You need to arrive at Shin-Chitose (Sapporo) airport by 06:00 on Apr. 23 and can leave there after 18:00 on Apr. 30). From Tokyo, 13 hours by bullet train or 32 hours by ship. Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Japan: Shirakami 1 (Aomori) NICE-19-04281
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28/04/2019 - 4/05/2019
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7 Freiwillige
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Volunteers will do various types of nature conservation works such as 1) transplanting the seedlings 2) seeding for growing nursery trees, 3) arranging the environment for seeding beds and so on. Work might be changed due to weather condition, we need to be flexible!

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Shared room in old elementary school. Sleeping bag is needed! Meals will be cooked by volunteers by turns.

Lage und Freizeit

We will work in Ajigasawa town and Hiranai town in Aomori prefecture. Aomori is located on the northernmost tip of Honshu Island. Shirakami Mountains located in southwest and the Mutsu-bay nestles between the eastern Shimokita and western Tsugaru Peninsulas. This is the good season for cherry blossom-viewing there.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project is organized together with Shirakami Mountains Preservation Society (SMPS), since 2006. The Shirakami Mountains is one of Japanese valuable preserved natural forests consisting primarily of beech trees, registered as a World Natural Heritage in 1993. SMPS aims to preserve the natural beauty of the Shirakami Mountains by nurturing seedlings of beech trees, planting them, training mountain guide, etc. SMPS hosts tree-planting ceremony every June for preserving beech forests and promoting the value. They also preserve the forests near the Mutsu-bay, famous as production of scallops. Due to climate change, the sea water temperature increased abnormally in 2010, the most of scallops were dead, so SMPS started to preserve the forest there to let nutrient water flow to the ocean.

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Volunteers should prepare to work hard outside in good and bad weather and have high motivation for work in the forests actively with local people.

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Volunteers should be prepare to work hard outside in good and bad weather and have high motivation for work in the forests actively with local people.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest international airport is in Tokyo. From Tokyo to the meeting point in Aomori pref., it takes 7 hours by bullet train or 10 hours by bus. You need to arrive at the airport in Tokyo(Narita/ Haneda) by 19:00 PM on Apr. 27th and can leave the airport after 09:00 AM on May 5th. Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Japan: Ozuchi VS2 NICE-19-VS05031
Bewertungen
3/05/2019 - 6/05/2019
Extra-Gebühr JPY 10000
3 Freiwillige
1 Male / 2 female noch gesucht
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We will do various work to activate the area and success their culture. Main work may be one of (1) cultivation of abandoned land and bamboo forest (2) maintaining vegetables’ fields for sustainable life (3) communicating with local old people. And do some other work for the community.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Renovated house (traditional house!). Simple shower room. Clean toilet. Sleeping bag is needed! Food will be cooked by volunteers. wi-fi and internet are nothing. There is a cat.

Lage und Freizeit

The southwest part of Ishikawa prefecture. Ozuchi village is surrounded by mountains, so very isolated, but beautiful place. Charcoal making was main industry.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Organized together with Shizentaiken Ozuchi Mura since 2013, founded by local people to keep the original landscape. There were 140 inhabitants with 20 houses in 1916, but now no people live there! Still 10 houses are remained and the area was designated as Nation's Preservation District for Groups of Historic Buildings. We will try to improve the situation of the village by young voluntary power. Since 2016, Ozuchi village and NICE have started 'Weekend Workcamp' , and more than 200 people do volunteering here! Local host hope to pass this village down the next generations!

Treffpunkt

Nearest terminal is "Komatsu". International airport isOsaka(Kansai) or Tokyo(Haneda/Narita). From Osaka,4 hours by express train. From Tokyo, 5 hours by express train/ 8 hours by highway bus (For taking night bus,you need to arrive by 11th afternoon/ can leave there after 25th noon.)

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other activities: Exchange parties with local people, trekking and hot spring etc.

Anforderungen

High motivation to work hard and simple life in the isolated area and respect to the local culture and way of the local organization! Volunteers get knowledge about actions for developing local village. Also the basic knowledge of the Japanese language and local culture.
Organisation NICE Alter 16 - 99 Alter
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country Japan: Maki 1 (Nagano) NICE-19-05221
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22/05/2019 - 2/06/2019
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8 Freiwillige
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We will help their organic farming (weeding in rice and vegetable fields, planting vegetables, taking care of goats and chicken) 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 hard.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Building for volunteers in the farm. Very beautiful cultural heritage! Meals will be cooked by volunteers by turns. Sleeping bag is necessary.

Lage und Freizeit

Very isolated, but beautiful place near “Japanese Northern Alps”. About 900 meters asl. There are something remained here that most of Japanese areas have lost in modernization.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This workcamp has been organized together with Maki Farm of Kyodo Gakusha (KG) since 2000. 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 (not accessible for cars and we have to walk 4 km in the mountains), so once it became an abandon village in 1970s.

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Other activities: Visit to the elementary school, football and baseball (optional), exchange party, etc.

Anforderungen

Good Japanese language is not necessary, but still welcomed. You need to be physically strong and flexible to respect the way of the local host. Motivation letter is needed!
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest international airport is in Tokyo. From Tokyo to the meeting point, It takes 4 hours by express train or 6-8 hours by bus and train. You need to arrive at Narita/Haneda airport by 04:00 a.m. on May 22nd and can leave there after 24:00 on Jun. 2nd. Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Japan: Ozuchi VS3 NICE-19-VS06071
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7/06/2019 - 10/06/2019
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3 Freiwillige
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We will do various work to activate the area and success their culture. Main work may be one of (1) cultivation of abandoned land and bamboo forest (2) maintaining vegetables’ fields for sustainable life (3) communicating with local old people. And do some other work for the community.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Renovated house (traditional house!). Simple shower room. Clean toilet. Sleeping bag is needed! Food will be cooked by volunteers. wi-fi and internet are nothing. There is a cat.

Lage und Freizeit

The southwest part of Ishikawa prefecture. Ozuchi village is surrounded by mountains, so very isolated, but beautiful place. Charcoal making was main industry.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Organized together with Shizentaiken Ozuchi Mura since 2013, founded by local people to keep the original landscape. There were 140 inhabitants with 20 houses in 1916, but now no people live there! Still 10 houses are remained and the area was designated as Nation's Preservation District for Groups of Historic Buildings. We will try to improve the situation of the village by young voluntary power. Since 2016, Ozuchi village and NICE have started 'Weekend Workcamp' , and more than 200 people do volunteering here! Local host hope to pass this village down the next generations!

Treffpunkt

Nearest terminal is "Komatsu". International airport isOsaka(Kansai) or Tokyo(Haneda/Narita). From Osaka,4 hours by express train. From Tokyo, 5 hours by express train/ 8 hours by highway bus (For taking night bus,you need to arrive by 11th afternoon/ can leave there after 25th noon.)

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other activities: Exchange parties with local people, trekking and hot spring etc.

Anforderungen

High motivation to work hard and simple life in the isolated area and respect to the local culture and way of the local organization! Volunteers get knowledge about actions for developing local village. Also the basic knowledge of the Japanese language and local culture.
Organisation NICE Alter 16 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Projekt-Sprache(n) English
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