07.Oct - 08.Oct 2017
Osaka , Japon


  • chantiers 1-3 semaines
  • ENVI
  • NICE-17-VS27
Age minimum : 18
Frais d’inscription : 150.00 EUR
Frais supp : 5000.00 JPY


5,000 JPY to be paid on your arrivals. -- Let's enjoy your life with nature in Osaka!

  • Code : NICE-17-VS27
  • Dispo : 7M / 8F (Total Part 15)
  • Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
  • Age : 18 - 99


Organized together with local NPOs, ‘Association to protect nature in Tondabayashi’ since 2009. 67% of land in Japan is covered with forest and 40% of them is human-made planted forest called SATOYAMA, where people used to get many things to live such as foods and energys. SATOYAMA need to be taken care of to maintain its biodiversity and to keep 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!! Most of the members of local groups are aged 50-70, so they expect our participation of youth and foreign vols. to activate both mentally and physically.


We will work in the forest to maintain it. We cus woods, bamboos, sometimes chop firewoods. — Study theme : Volunteers will get knowledge of conservation work in a forest.


Simple renovated house. Cooking with firewood. Sleeping bag is needed. Meals will be cooked by volunteers by turns. — f you need a place to stay in Friday and/ or Sunday nights, ask Non west@nice1.gr.jp who might help you to introduce either the economical guest houses or the NICE members who can host you by free at their home!


Takidani fudo, Tondabayashi city in Osaka. 60 km south of Osaka city. — Exchange parties, experiencing Japanese culture, home stay, etc.


Interest in nature conservation. Adaptability to enjoy a simple lifestyle is needed! Speaking Japanese language is welcomed! — Language : English — 5,000 JPY to be paid on your arrivals. — Osaka. From Osaka city to the meeting point, it will take 1 hour by train. You need to arrive at Kansai airport on the day before Saturday and can leave there after 21:00 on Sunday.

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