27.Oct - 14.Jan 2018
Mie , Japon

AKAME 17-8

  • Moyen terme 3-6 mois
  • ENVI
  • AGRI
  • NICE-LI-AK17-8
Age minimum : 18
Frais d’inscription : 150.00 EUR
Frais supp : 12000.00 JPY


Let's conserve satoyama and sustainable life in mountain area! -- 12,000 yen per one month

  • Code : NICE-LI-AK17-8
  • Dispo : 1M / 1F (Total Part 2)
  • Langue du Projet : JAP / JAP
  • Age : 18 - 99


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


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. — Study Theme : Volunteers will get knowledge of how to conserve Satoyama, taking care of forest.


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


Participation in the local events, many opportunities to learn the local wisdom, etc. Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). — About 60 km east of Osaka. There are famous falls nearby that many hikers visit.


Speaking good Japanese, strong motivation to work with the host, respect to the local custom and life, open mind and flexibility. Skype interview is required. — Language : Japanese — 12,000 yen per one month to be paid on their arrivals. 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; 02/19, 04/09, 05/14, 07/02, 08/06, 09/23, 10/29, 12/15, 01/14. – 6,000 yen per month from the 4th month — 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).

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