- chantiers 1-3 semaines
Let's join for revival of beautiful traditional terraced rice field!
- Code : NICE-17-110
- Dispo : 1M / 1F (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 project is newly organized with Association for Activating Hiratsuka area(AAH). 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, making a local sightseeing map, helping to organize local festivals 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 to experience of farming and country life. They need power of young international volunteers for vitalizing the aging community.
Volunteers will help local farmers to take care of terraced rice fields. Weeding is one of the most important and needed works. Volunteers will also help the weekend agricultural event, maintaining of Aquaponics, and some other needed works. The contents of work will be changed due to weather, please be flexible!– Study Theme : Volunteers will get knowledge about agriculture of terraced rice fields and aquaponics.
Volunteers will stay in shared room. Meals will be cooked by volunteers by turns. Sleeping bag is NOT needed.
cultural exchange party with local people, etc.– 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.
Interested in Japanese agriculture, positive attitude to work outside in hot weather. — English (Japanese is also welcomed!) — 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 11:00 AM on Sep. 2nd and can leave there after 16:00 PM on Sep 18th.