- chantiers 1-3 semaines
Organic farming in the wonderful community with challenged people in beautiful nature. They have got the best prize of mountain cheeze contest in the world!
- Code : NICE-17-104
- Dispo : 2M (Total Part 8)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / JAP
- Age : 18 - 99
NICE – NGO/ NPO to organize workcamps and other voluntary service projects mainly in Japan – Founder &Treasurer of NVDA/ Member of CCIVS and ALLIANCE/ Partner of SCI – Enjoying to create a new global age by mentally young people! — This workcamp has been organized with Kyodo Gakusha since 1998, a cooperative community where people with various backgrounds such as mentally disadvantaged, people who are tired of city life, who wants to learn farming or just want to live in the nature. 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 global contest! Volunteers will encourage their practice and share the spirit.
Volunteers will do some work that is hardly done by the daily work of the community (last year, it was creating a trail) with the supervision of the specialists. Volunteers will also join farm work (weeding and harvest in vegetable, corn and Japanese noodle fields) and other community work including house work. — Study Theme : Similar types of communities in each country and networking (Social farms). Bring some info.!
The community (female and male are separated). Meals will be cooked by volunteers together with the people by turns. Sleeing bag is necessary.
School visit, joining a summer festival (tugs of war), exchange and birthday parties, etc. — Agricultural country side, 120 km east of Sapporo. -20 degree in winter and 20 in summer.
Interest and motivation to work and live in this type of community. Respect to their life. — English (Japanese is also welcomed!) — The nearest international airport is in Sapporo. From Sapporo to the meeting point near the project, it takes 4 hours by express train. Volunteers need to arrive at Shin-Chitose airport by 09:00 on Aug. 31 and can leave there after 17:00 on Sep. 13.