NICE Projects for 2018 - Spring, Summer & Autumn (Apr.-Dec.)

NICE Projects for 2018 - Spring, Summer & Autumn (Apr.-Dec.)

1 -- LMTV Projects (Long & Middle Term Voluntary projects: over 1 month - For 2018 May. - 2019 Feb. but some more projects will be added later!) NICE categorizes LMTV projects into following two; 1) LI (Long and Middle Term Individual voluntary projects): LMTV projects where one or two volunteers stay and work in the same period. 2) LW (Long and Middle Term Workcamps): LMTV projects where more than two volunteers stay and work together in the same period. NICE Projects for 2018 Spring, Summer & Autumn (Apr.-Dec.) Organized 360 workcamps/ hosted & sent 3,801 volunteers in 2017 (5,252 workcamps/ 73,484 volunteers in 26 years since 1990)

2 -- Summary List (There may be some more!) Code Name Location Dates(Y/M/D) Types Vols. < LI (Long & middle term Individual voluntary projects) > NICE-LI-SH18-4 Shintoku 18-4 Hokkaido 05/09-08/05 (or up to 1 year) AGRI, SOCI 2 NICE-LI-SH18-5 Shintoku 18-5 Hokkaido 06/30-09/21 (or up to 1 year) AGRI, SOCI 2 NICE-LI-SH18-6 Shintoku 18-6 Hokkaido 08/04-10/28 (or up to 1 year) SOCI, AGRI 2 NICE-LI-SH18-7 Shintoku 18-7 Hokkaido 09/20-12/14 (or up to 1 year) SOCI, AGRI 2 NICE-LI-SH18-8 Shintoku 18-8 Hokkaido 10/27-01/13 (or up to 1 year) SOCI, AGRI 2 NICE-LI-SH19-01 Shintoku 19-1 Hokkaido 2019/01/12-04/13 (or up to 1 year) SOCI, AGRI 2 NICE-LI-SH19-02 Shintoku 19-2 Hokkaido 2019/02/16-05/11 (or up to 1 year) SOCI, AGRI 2 NICE-LI-SA18-3 Samegawa 18-3 Fukushima 05/09-08/05(or up to 7 months) KIDS, AGRI 2 NICE-LI-SA18-4 Samegawa 18-4 Fukushima 06/30-09/21 (or up to 6 months) KIDS, AGRI 2 NICE-LI-SA18-5 Samegawa 18-5 Fukushima 08/04-10/28(or up to 4 months) AGRI, KIDS 2 NICE-LI-SA18-6 Samegawa 18-6 Fukushima 09/20-12/14 AGRI, KIDS 2 NICE-LI-SA18-7 Samegawa 18-7 Fukushima 10/27-12/14 AGRI, KIDS 2 NICE-LI-SA19-02 Samegawa 1 Fukushima 2019/02/16-05/11 (or up to 10 months) AGRI, KIDS 2 NICE-LI-MK18-2 Maki 18-2 Nagano 05/09-08/05 (or up to 7 months) AGRI, SOCI, HERI 2 NICE-LI-MK18-3 Maki 18-3 Nagano 06/29-09/21(or up to 6 months) AGRI, SOCI, HERI 2 NICE-LI-MK18-4 Maki 18-4 Nagano 08/04-10/28 (or up to 4 months) AGRI, SOCI, HERI 2 NICE-LI-MK18-5 Maki 18-5 Nagano 09/20-12/14 AGRI, SOCI, HERI 2 NICE-LI-MK18-6 Maki 18-6 Nagano 10/26-12/14 AGRI, SOCI, HERI 2 NICE-LI-TT18-2 Tateya 18-2 Nagano 05/09-08/05 (or up to 7 months) AGRI, SOCI 2 NICE-LI-TT18-3 Tateya 18-3 Nagano 06/29-09/21(or up to 6 months) AGRI, SOCI 2 NICE-LI-TT18-4 Tateya 18-4 Nagano 08/04-10/28 (or up to 4 months) AGRI, SOCI 2 NICE-LI-TT18-5 Tateya 18-5 Nagano 09/20-12/14 AGRI, SOCI 2 NICE-LI-TT18-6 Tateya 18-6 Nagano 10/26-12/14 AGRI, SOCI 2 NICE-LI-YA18-1 Yasuoka 1 Nagano 07/23-8/31 KIDS 2 NICE-LI-KR18-1 Kurosaki 18-1 Ishikawa 06/23-09/20 AGRI, HERI 2 [New] NICE-LI-OZ18-05 Ozuchi 1 Ishikawa 05/09-08/05 AGRI, ENVI 2 [New] NICE-LI-OZ18-07 Ozuchi 2 Ishikawa 06/30-09/21 AGRI, ENVI 2 [New] NICE-LI-IJ18-11 Imajo 1 Fukui 11/02-12/09 AGRI 3 NICE-LI-AK18-4 Akame 18-4 Mie 05/12-08/05 (or up to 1 year) ENVI, AGRI 2 NICE-LI-AK18-5 Akame 18-5 Mie 06/30-09/20 (or up to 1 year) ENVI, AGRI 2 NICE-LI-AK18-6 Akame 18-6 Mie 08/04-10/28 (or up to 1 year) ENVI, AGRI 2 NICE-LI-AK18-7 Akame 18-7 Mie 09/20-12/14 (or up to 1 year) ENVI, AGRI 2 NICE-LI-AK18-8 Akame 18-8 Mie 10/27-01/13 (or up to 1 year) ENVI, AGRI 2 NICE-LI-AK19-01 Akame 1 Mie 2019/01/12-04/13 (or up to 1 year) ENVI, AGRI 2 NICE-LI-AK19-02 Akame 2 Mie 2019/02/16-05/11 (or up to 1 year) ENVI, AGRI 2 NICE-LI-GS18-4 Gose 18-4 Nara 05/12-08/05 (or up to 1 year) AGRI 2 NICE-LI-GS18-5 Gose 18-5 Nara 06/30-09/20 (or up to 1 year) AGRI 2 NICE-LI-GS18-6 Gose 18-6 Nara 08/04-10/28 (or up to 1 year) AGRI 2 NICE-LI-GS18-7 Gose 18-7 Nara 09/20-12/14 (or up to 1 year) AGRI 2 NICE-LI-GS18-8 Gose 18-8 Nara 10/27-01/13 (or up to 1 year) AGRI 2 NICE-LI-GS19-01 Gose 1 Nara 2019/01/12-04/13 (or up to 1 year) AGRI 2 NICE-LI-GS19-02 Gose 2 Nara 2019/02/16-05/11 (or up to 1 year) AGRI 2 NICE-LI-WA18-3 Wazuka 18-3 Kyoto 05/12-08/05 AGRI, HERI 2 NICE-LI-WA18-4 Wazuka 18-4 Kyoto 06/30-09/20 AGRI, HERI 2 NICE-LI-WA18-5 Wazuka 18-5 Kyoto 08/04-09/20 AGRI, HERI 2 NICE-LI-HS18-4 Hiroshima 18-4 Shimane 05/12-08/05 (or up to 1 year) SOCI, ENVI 2 NICE-LI-HS18-5 Hiroshima 18-5 Shimane 06/30-09/20 (or up to 1 year) SOCI, ENVI 2 NICE-LI-HS18-6 Hiroshima 18-6 Shimane 08/04-10/28 (or up to 1 year) SOCI, ENVI 2 NICE-LI-HS18-7 Hiroshima 18-7 Shimane 09/20-12/14 (or up to 1 year) SOCI, ENVI 2 NICE-LI-HS18-8 Hiroshima 18-8 Shimane 10/27-01/13 (or up to 1 year) SOCI, ENVI 2 NICE-LI-HS19-01 Hiroshima 1 Shimane 2019/01/12-04/13 (or up to 1 year) SOCI, ENVI 2 NICE-LI-HS19-02 Hiroshima 2 Shimane 2019/02/16-05/11 (or up to 1 year) SOCI, ENVI 2 NICE-LI-OY18-4 Ohda・Yukimiru 18-4 Shimane 05/12-08/05 (or up to 1 year) SOCI, EDUC 2 NICE-LI-OY18-5 Ohda・Yukimiru 18-5 Shimane 06/30-09/20 (or up to 1 year) SOCI, EDUC 2 NICE-LI-OY18-6 Ohda・Yukimiru 18-6 Shimane 08/04-10/28 (or up to 1 year) SOCI, EDUC 2

3 -- NICE-LI-OY18-7 Ohda・Yukimiru 18-7 Shimane 09/20-12/14 (or up to 1 year) SOCI, EDUC 2 NICE-LI-OY18-8 Ohda・Yukimiru 18-8 Shimane 10/27-01/13 (or up to 1 year) SOCI, EDUC 2 NICE-LI-OY19-01 Ohda・Yukimiru 1 Shimane 2019/01/12-04/13 (or up to 1 year) SOCI, EDUC 2 NICE-LI-OY19-02 Ohda・Yukimiru 2 Shimane 2019/02/16-05/11 (or up to 1 year) SOCI, EDUC 2 NICE-LI-TO18-4 Tokushima 18-4 Tokushima 05/12-08/05 (or up to 1 year) ENVI, HERI 2 NICE-LI-TO18-5 Tokushima 18-5 Tokushima 06/30-09/20 (or up to 1 year) ENVI, HERI 2 NICE-LI-TO18-6 Tokushima 18-6 Tokushima 08/04-10/28 (or up to 1 year) ENVI, HERI 2 NICE-LI-TO18-7 Tokushima 18-7 Tokushima 09/20-12/14 (or up to 1 year) ENVI, HERI 2 NICE-LI-TO18-8 Tokushima 18-8 Tokushima 10/27-01/13 (or up to 1 year) ENVI, HERI 2 NICE-LI-TO19-01 Tokushima 1 Tokushima 2019/01/12-04/13 (or up to 1 year) ENVI, HERI 2 NICE-LI-TO19-02 Tokushima 1 Tokushima 2019/02/16-05/11 (or up to 1 year) ENVI, HERI 2 NICE-LI-IK18-4 Ikata 18-4 Ehime 05/12-08/05 (or up to 1 year) AGRI, HERI 2 NICE-LI-IK18-5 Ikata 18-5 Ehime 06/30-09/20 (or up to 1 year) AGRI, HERI 2 NICE-LI-IK18-6 Ikata 18-6 Ehime 08/04-10/28 (or up to 1 year) AGRI, HERI 2 NICE-LI-IK18-7 Ikata 18-7 Ehime 09/20-12/14 (or up to 1 year) AGRI, HERI 2 NICE-LI-IK18-8 Ikata 18-8 Ehime 10/27-01/13 (or up to 1 year) AGRI 2 NICE-LI-IK19-02 Ikata 1 Ehime 2019/01/12-04/13 (or up to 1 year) AGRI 2 NICE-LI-IK19-02 Ikata 2 Ehime 2019/02/16-05/11 (or up to 1 year) AGRI 2 [New] NICE-LI-IB18-06 Imabari 1 Ehime 06/30-09/20 KIDS 2 [New] NICE-LI-IB18-10 Imabari 2 Ehime 10/27-01/13 KIDS 2 NICE-LI-HR18-4 Hirokawa 18-4 Fukuoka 05/12-08/05 (or up to 1 year) ELDE, KIDS 2 NICE-LI-HR18-5 Hirokawa 18-5 Fukuoka 06/30-09/21 (or up to 1 year) ELDE, KIDS 2 NICE-LI-HR18-6 Hirokawa 18-6 Fukuoka 08/04-10/28 (or up to 1 year) ELDE, KIDS 2 NICE-LI-HR18-7 Hirokawa 18-7 Fukuoka 09/20-12/14 (or up to 1 year) ELDE, KIDS 2 NICE-LI-HR18-8 Hirokawa 18-8 Fukuoka 10/27-01/13 (or up to 1 year) ELDE, KIDS 2 NICE-LI-HR19-01 Hirokawa 1 Fukuoka 2019/01/12-04/13 (or up to 1 year) ELDE, KIDS 2 NICE-LI-HR19-02 Hirokawa 2 Fukuoka 2019/02/16-05/11 (or up to 1 year) ELDE, KIDS 2 < LW (Long & middle term Workcamps) > NICE-SCC1 Minamata 1 Kumamoto 09/01-11/20 ENVI 5 NICE-LW-AW18-1 Awara 18-1 Fukui 04/07-07/01 EDUC, KIDS 4 NICE-LW-AW18-2 Awara 18-2 Fukui 06/30-09/21 EDUC, KIDS 4 NICE-LW-AW18-3 Awara 18-3 Fukui 09/20-12/14 EDUC, KIDS 4 NICE-LW-KU18-1 Kurogi 18-1 Fukuoka 04/28-07/16 AGRI, ENVI 4 NICE-LW-MS18-1 Mashiko 18-1 Tochigi 05/09-07/28 ENVI, RELI 5 NICE-LW-MS18-2 Mashiko 18-2 Tochigi 09/05-11/24 ENVI, RELI 5 NICE-LW-MW18-1 Miwa 18-1 Fukushima 05/17-07/16 AGRI, ENVI 4 NICE-LW-ON18-1 Onuma 18-1 Hokkaido 07/20-09/16 ENVI 5 * “Vols.” are the numbers of international volunteers to be recruited at the same period.

The period includes the dates of Preparation/ Evaluation Seminars.

IMPORTANT!! If you want to join the project in other period (either shorter or longer), please choose your ending date among the following ones and clearly write on your application form. 05/9, 07/01, 08/05, 09/21, 10/28, 12/14, 2019/01/13, 02/17, 04/13, 05/11. *In LW programs, Preparation/ Evaluation Seminar are including the program in project site. [ About Japanese language level ] Some: Those who can manage to speak some of basic daily conversation (e.g., it’s hot today, I’m hungry). Good: Those who have basically no problem for daily conversation (including work).

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with Samurai! Wonderful hosts are waiting LI-OY18 LW-KU18 LI-IK18 LI-IB18 LW-MI18 LI-SH18 LW-ON18 LI-HR18 LI-HS18 -- 4 -- < Location of the projects in Japan > Samurai! Wonderful hosts are waiting☺ Let’s have a local meal with local people! LI-WA18 LI-MK18 LI-TT18 LWLI-AK18 LI-KW18 LW-AW18 LI-IJ18 LI-OZ18 LI-KR18 Let’s have a local meal with local people! LI-SA18 -MS18 LW-MW18

2-5) Detailed project Info. Code Name Location NICE-LI-SH18-4 Shintoku 18-4 Hokkaido NICE-LI-SH18-5 Shintoku 18-5 Hokkaido NICE-LI-SH18-6 Shintoku 18-6 Hokkaido NICE-LI-SH18-7 Shintoku 18-7 Hokkaido NICE-LI-SH18-8 Shintoku 18-8 Hokkaido NICE-LI-SH19-01 Shintoku 1 Hokkaido NICE-LI-SH19-02 Shintoku 2 Hokkaido Summary Let's organic farming with various members in community! Background Organized together with Kyodo Gakusha Shintoku Farm, a cooperative community where people with various backgrounds such as mentally disadvantaged, people who wants to learn farming, etc. 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 national contest!

Work Volunteers will do various types of agricultural works (planting, weeding, cultivating, harvesting, to make organic vegetables, taking care of animals, milk processing, etc.) as well as house work. Volunteers will develop the rangeland. Accommodation Shared room (male and female are separated) in volunteer house, cooked as a group by turns (vegetarian is possible!) Study theme Volunteers have opportunities learning organic farming, taking care of cow, chickens. You can learn a group work, that would Other activities Joining the local festivals. Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here).

Location Agricultural country side, 120 km east of Sapporo. Minus 20 degree in winter and 20 in summer. Terminal From Sapporo, 4 hours by express train. From Tokyo, 2 hours by airplane(to Shin or 32 hours by ship. Before join program and after finishing project, you need to join seminar near Tokyo. You need to arrive at Narita or Haneda airport by 08:00 after 22:00 on last day).

Requirement Speaking some Japanese, strong motivation to work with the host, respect to the local custom and life, open mind and flexibility. Skype interview is required. Participation fee 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month) to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. Language Basically Japanese, but Other If you want to end on dates and clearly write on your application form; 05/13, 07/01, 08/05, 09/20, 10/28, 12/14, 2019/01/13, 02/17, 04/13, 05/11 Please see the presentation of the camp leader for the IVS https://www.slideshare.net/nice you can at least enjoy the pictures!) Picture (Area) -- 5 -- Info.

LMTI) Location Country Start End Type Hokkaido Japan 05/09 08/05 AGRI, SOCI Hokkaido Japan 06/30 09/21 AGRI, SOCI Hokkaido Japan 08/04 10/28 AGRI, SOCI Hokkaido Japan 09/20 12/14 AGRI, SOCI Hokkaido Japan 10/27 01/13 AGRI, SOCI Hokkaido Japan 01/12 04/13 AGRI, SOCI Hokkaido Japan 02/16 05/11 AGRI, SOCI Let's organic farming with various members in community! Organized together with Kyodo Gakusha Shintoku Farm, a cooperative community where people with various backgrounds such as mentally disadvantaged, people who wants to learn farming, etc. 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 national contest!

Volunteers will do various types of agricultural works (planting, weeding, cultivating, harvesting, to make organic vegetables, taking care of animals, milk processing, etc.) as well as house work. Volunteers will develop the rangeland. Shared room (male and female are separated) in volunteer house, cooked as a group by turns (vegetarian is possible!) Volunteers have opportunities learning organic farming, taking care of cow, chickens. You can learn a group work, that would be useful for your future. Joining the local festivals. Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). Agricultural country side, 120 km east of Sapporo.

Minus 20 degree in winter and 20 in summer. Sapporo, 4 hours by express train. From Tokyo, 2 hours by airplane(to Shin or 32 hours by ship. Before join program and after finishing project, you need to join seminar near Tokyo. You need to arrive at Narita or Haneda airport by 08:00 the 1st day, and can leave Japan after 22:00 on last day).

Japanese, strong motivation to work with the host, respect to the local custom and life, open mind and flexibility. Skype interview is required. yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month) to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. , but sometimes English 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; 05/13, 07/01, 08/05, 09/20, 10/28, 12/14, 2019/01/13, 02/17, 04/13, 05/11 Please see the presentation of the camp leader for the IVS https://www.slideshare.net/nice-workcamp/e4-54764427 (only Japanese for the moment, but you can at least enjoy the pictures!) Picture (Work) Picture (Accommodation) Type Vols.

Min age Max age AGRI, SOCI 2 18 99 AGRI, SOCI 2 18 99 AGRI, SOCI 2 18 99 AGRI, SOCI 2 18 99 AGRI, SOCI 2 18 99 AGRI, SOCI 2 18 99 AGRI, SOCI 2 18 99 Organized together with Kyodo Gakusha Shintoku Farm, a cooperative community where people with various backgrounds such as mentally disadvantaged, people who are tired of city life, who wants to learn farming, etc. 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 Volunteers will do various types of agricultural works (planting, weeding, cultivating, harvesting, to make organic vegetables, taking care of animals, milk processing, etc.) as well as house work.

Shared room (male and female are separated) in volunteer house, cooked as a group by turns Volunteers have opportunities learning organic farming, taking care of cow, chickens. You can Joining the local festivals. Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). Agricultural country side, 120 km east of Sapporo. Minus 20 degree in winter and 20 in summer. Sapporo, 4 hours by express train. From Tokyo, 2 hours by airplane(to Shin-chitose airport) or 32 hours by ship. Before join program and after finishing project, you need to join seminar near the 1st day, and can leave Japan Japanese, strong motivation to work with the host, respect to the local custom yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month) to be paid on their arrivals.

There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. another day (either shorter or longer), please choose among the following dates and clearly write on your application form; 05/13, 07/01, 08/05, 09/20, 10/28, 12/14, Please see the presentation of the camp leader for the IVS contest in Japan 2015 54764427 (only Japanese for the moment, but Picture (Accommodation)

Code Name Location NICE-LI-SA18-3 Samegawa 18-3 Fukushima NICE-LI-SA18-4 Samegawa 18-4 Fukushima NICE-LI-SA18-5 Samegawa 18-5 Fukushima NICE-LI-SA18-6 Samegawa 18-6 Fukushima NICE-LI-SA18-7 Samegawa 18-7 Fukushima NICE-LI-SA19-02 Samegawa 1 Fukushima Summary Let's organic farming and supporting kids camp, sharing your culture, smiles, and friendship with kids!! Background Organized together with Abukuma Nature School Network (ANSN). Their theme is learning from soil and nature, and live together. Many children in Fukushima are forced to stay indoors for the fear of health risks from radioactivity having been released in the air by the nuclear disaster since March 2011.

ANSN started to organize kids camp for in Fukushima. It calle (FK)”. He became chairperson of the Executive committee it. They got support from various famous people. FK bring about more than 40 elementary, junior high or high school students at a time to areas with lower radiation levels, to conduc 5-day camps in summer and winter) and weekends. Work We will do some farming such as planting rice, cutting the grasses, sowing seeds and harvesting in the land of ANSN. ANSN organize many events on weekend. We people from kids to adults, family. We will support and enjoy with them. Especially end of July to end of August, ANSN organize kids camp program.

We will support it.

Accommodation Single room of the nature school. Volunteers together, cooking by themselves. During kid camp, we will stay with kids (But it depend on case!) Study theme Volunteers will get knowledge of good ways of interaction with kids. Other activities Participation in the local events, many opportunities to learn the local wisdom, etc. Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). Location Small village in the forest area, the population is about 5,000, surrounded by rich nature. The temperature in winter can be minus 5 from Fukushima nuclear power plant. Terminal From Tokyo, 2.5 hours by bus and 45 minutes by car.

You need to arrive at Narita or Haneda airport by 08:00 the 1st Requirement Speaking some Japanese, strong motivation to work with the host and live in the remote area with a lot of nature, respect to the local custom and life, flexibility, positive mind and those who likes children. Interest in revival Fukushima. Experience of similar types of work is welcome! Participation fee 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month) to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee Language Basically Japanese, but Other 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; 05/13, 07/01, 2019/01/13, 02/17, 04/13, 05/11 [Website of local organization] Picture (Area) -- 6 -- Location Country Start End Type Fukushima Japan 05/09 08/05 AGRI, KIDS Fukushima Japan 06/30 09/21 AGRI, KIDS Fukushima Japan 08/04 10/28 AGRI, KIDS Fukushima Japan 09/20 12/14 AGRI, KIDS Fukushima Japan 10/27 12/14 AGRI, KIDS Fukushima Japan 2/16 5/11 AGRI, KIDS Let's organic farming and supporting kids camp, sharing your culture, smiles, and friendship with Organized together with Abukuma Nature School Network (ANSN).

Their theme is learning from and live together. Many children in Fukushima are forced to stay indoors for the fear of health risks from radioactivity having been released in the air by the nuclear disaster since March 2011. ANSN started to organize kids camp for in Fukushima. It calle (FK)”. He became chairperson of the Executive committee it. They got support from various famous people. FK bring about more than 40 elementary, junior high or high school students at a time to areas with lower radiation levels, to conduct a series of camps during vacations (some day camps in summer and winter) and weekends.

We will do some farming such as planting rice, cutting the grasses, sowing seeds and harvesting in the land of ANSN. ANSN organize many events on weekend. We will help to accept smoothly people from kids to adults, family. We will support and enjoy with them. Especially end of July to end of August, ANSN organize kids camp program. We will support it. Single room of the nature school. Volunteers cook with local host, if more than 3 volunteers together, cooking by themselves. During kid camp, we will stay with kids (But it depend on case!) Volunteers will get knowledge of good ways of interaction with kids.

Participation in the local events, many opportunities to learn the local wisdom, etc. Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here).

Small village in the forest area, the population is about 5,000, surrounded by rich nature. The temperature in winter can be minus 5-10 though the inside buildings are warm enough! 75km far from Fukushima nuclear power plant. From Tokyo, 2.5 hours by bus and 45 minutes by car. You need to arrive at Narita or Haneda airport by 08:00 the 1st day, and can leave Japan after 22:00 on last day). Speaking some Japanese, strong motivation to work with the host and live in the remote area with a lot of nature, respect to the local custom and life, flexibility, positive mind and those who likes children.

Interest in revival Fukushima. Experience of similar types of work is welcome! 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month) to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. , but sometimes English 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; 05/13, 07/01, 08/05, 09/20, 10/28, 12/14, 2019/01/13, 02/17, 04/13, 05/11 [Website of local organization] http://abukumansnet.org/english.html Picture (Work) Picture (Accommodation) Type Vols.

Min age Max age AGRI, KIDS 2 18 99 AGRI, KIDS 2 18 99 AGRI, KIDS 2 18 99 AGRI, KIDS 2 18 99 AGRI, KIDS 2 18 99 AGRI, KIDS 2 18 99 Let's organic farming and supporting kids camp, sharing your culture, smiles, and friendship with Organized together with Abukuma Nature School Network (ANSN). Their theme is learning from and live together. Many children in Fukushima are forced to stay indoors for the fear of health risks from radioactivity having been released in the air by the nuclear disaster since March 2011. ANSN started to organize kids camp for in Fukushima. It called “Fukushima Kids (FK)”.

He became chairperson of the Executive committee it. They got support from various famous people. FK bring about more than 40 elementary, junior high or high school students at a t a series of camps during vacations (some We will do some farming such as planting rice, cutting the grasses, sowing seeds and harvesting in will help to accept smoothly people from kids to adults, family. We will support and enjoy with them. Especially end of July to cook with local host, if more than 3 volunteers together, cooking by themselves. During kid camp, we will stay with kids (But it depend on case!) Participation in the local events, many opportunities to learn the local wisdom, etc.

Sightseeing, Small village in the forest area, the population is about 5,000, surrounded by rich nature. The 10 though the inside buildings are warm enough! 75km far From Tokyo, 2.5 hours by bus and 45 minutes by car. You need to arrive at Narita or Haneda day, and can leave Japan after 22:00 on last day).

Speaking some Japanese, strong motivation to work with the host and live in the remote area with a lot of nature, respect to the local custom and life, flexibility, positive mind and those who likes children. Interest in revival Fukushima. Experience of similar types of work is welcome! 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month) to be paid on their arrivals. There is in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. If you want to end on another day (either shorter or longer), please choose among the following 08/05, 09/20, 10/28, 12/14, http://abukumansnet.org/english.html Picture (Accommodation)

Code Name Location NICE-LI-MK 18-2 Maki 18-2 Nagano NICE-LI-MK 18-3 Maki 18-3 Nagano NICE-LI-MK 18-4 Maki 18-4 Nagano NICE-LI-MK 18-5 Maki 18-5 Nagano NICE-LI-MK 18-6 Maki 18-6 Nagano Summary Let's preserve way of traditional Japanese life in mountain area! Background Organized together with Maki Farm of Kyodo Gakusha (KG). KG is a NPO running 5 organic farming communities in Japan where people with various backgrounds those who want to learn farming, etc. in order to change our society from competitive to cooperative. Maki Farm has 5 cars and we have to walk 4 km in the Tateya is one branch of KG.

Work We will help their organic farming (weeding in rice and vegetable fields, planting vegetables, taking care of goats and hens, etc.) and also carry the things from house work, etc. Be ready to work for quite a long time (05:30 Accommodation Building a straw roof(traditional house in Japan!) in farm ,cooking as a group by turn (Vegetarian possible!) Study theme Volunteer have opportunities learning organic farming, taking care of goats, chickens. You can learn traditional way of Japanese life.

Other activities Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). Trekking. Location In the deep mountain. Very isolated, but beautiful village near “Japanese Northern Alps”. About 900 meters asl. Something remained here that most of Japanese areas have lost in modernization. Terminal From Tokyo, 4 hours by express train or 6 Haneda airport by 08:00 the 1st day, and can leave Japan after 22:00 on last day). Requirement Speaking some Japanese and strong motivation to work and enjoy simple life in the isolated area and respect to the local culture and way of the local organization! Skills of agriculture or construction can be useful!

Participation fee 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month) to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. Language Japanese and English (there will be 1 year volunteer who has joined LMTV of this place) Other If you want to end on another day (either shorter or longer), please choose among the dates and clearly write on your application form; 05/13, 07/01, 08/05, 09/20, 10/28, 12/14. It was made into a documentary movie about their living life, Kyodo Gakusha Maki Farm on 2015 in Japan. http://arayashiki Picture (Area) -- 7 -- Location Country Start End Type Nagano Japan 05/09 08/05 AGRI, SOCI, HERI Nagano Japan 06/30 09/21 AGRI, SOCI, HERI Nagano Japan 08/04 10/28 AGRI, SOCI, HERI Nagano Japan 09/20 12/14 AGRI, SOCI, HERI Nagano Japan 10/27 12/14 AGRI, SOCI, HERI Let's preserve way of traditional Japanese life in mountain area! Organized together with Maki Farm of Kyodo Gakusha (KG).

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 (no accessible for cars and we have to walk 4 km in the mountains!), so once it became an abandon village in 1970s. Tateya is one branch of KG.

We will help their organic farming (weeding in rice and vegetable fields, planting vegetables, taking care of goats and hens, etc.) 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 tough. Building a straw roof(traditional house in Japan!) in farm ,cooking as a group by turn (Vegetarian Volunteer have opportunities learning organic farming, taking care of goats, chickens. You can learn traditional way of Japanese life.

Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here).

Trekking. In the deep mountain. Very isolated, but beautiful village near “Japanese Northern Alps”. About 900 meters asl. Something remained here that most of Japanese areas have lost in modernization. From Tokyo, 4 hours by express train or 6-8 hours by bus and train. You need to arrive at Narita or Haneda airport by 08:00 the 1st day, and can leave Japan after 22:00 on last day). Speaking some Japanese and strong motivation to work and enjoy simple life in the isolated area respect to the local culture and way of the local organization! Skills of agriculture or construction can be useful!

12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month) to be paid on their arrivals. There is no NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. English (there will be 1 year volunteer who has joined LMTV of this place) If you want to end on another day (either shorter or longer), please choose among the dates and clearly write on your application form; 05/13, 07/01, 08/05, 09/20, 10/28, 12/14. It was made into a documentary movie about their living life, Kyodo Gakusha Maki Farm on 2015 in Japan. http://arayashiki-movie.jp/ Picture (Work) Picture (Accommodation) Type Vols.

Min age Max age AGRI, SOCI, HERI 2 18 99 AGRI, SOCI, HERI 2 18 99 AGRI, SOCI, HERI 2 18 99 AGRI, SOCI, HERI 2 18 99 AGRI, SOCI, HERI 2 18 99 Organized together with Maki Farm of Kyodo Gakusha (KG).

KG is a NPO running 5 organic farming such as mentally disadvantaged, those who want to learn farming, etc. in order to change our society from competitive to 10 members and is located in a very isolated area (no accessible for mountains!), so once it became an abandon village in 1970s. We will help their organic farming (weeding in rice and vegetable fields, planting vegetables, taking the town, renovate the trails, help their 18:00 with some brakes) and tough. Building a straw roof(traditional house in Japan!) in farm ,cooking as a group by turn (Vegetarian is Volunteer have opportunities learning organic farming, taking care of goats, chickens.

You can learn In the deep mountain. Very isolated, but beautiful village near “Japanese Northern Alps”. About 900 meters asl. Something remained here that most of Japanese areas have lost in modernization. hours by bus and train. You need to arrive at Narita or Haneda airport by 08:00 the 1st day, and can leave Japan after 22:00 on last day). Speaking some Japanese and strong motivation to work and enjoy simple life in the isolated area respect to the local culture and way of the local organization! Skills of agriculture or 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month) to be paid on their arrivals.

There is no NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols.

English (there will be 1 year volunteer who has joined LMTV of this place) 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; 05/13, 07/01, 08/05, 09/20, 10/28, 12/14. It was made into a documentary movie about their living life, Kyodo Gakusha Maki Farm on 2015 in Picture (Accommodation)

Code Name Location NICE-LI-TT18-2 Tateya 18-2 Nagano NICE-LI-TT18-3 Tateya 18-3 Nagano NICE-LI-TT18-4 Tateya 18-4 Nagano NICE-LI-TT18-5 Tateya 18-5 Nagano NICE-LI-TT18-6 Tateya 18-6 Nagano Summary Let's organic farming with various members in highland! Background Organized together with Tateya Farm of Kyodo Gakusha (KG).

KG is a NPO running 5 organic farming communities in Japan where people with various backgrounds such as those who want to learn farming, etc. in order to change our society from competitive to cooperative. Tateya Farm has 40 members, they have several backgrounds. LI brunch in KG group.

Work We will help their organic farming (weeding in rice and vegetable fields, planting vegetables, taking care of goats and chicken, etc.) and also making miso and soy dyeing cloths etc. Be ready to work for quite a long time (05:30 Accommodation Building for volunteers in the farm, cooking as a group by turn (Vegetarian is possible!) Study theme Volunteer have opportunities learning organic farming, taking care of cows, goats and chickens. You can learn traditional way of Japanese life. Other activities Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). Location Otari village is a small village located in the region of stunning natural beauty in the northern part of Nagano Prefecture, Japan.

It Terminal From Tokyo, 4 hours by express train or 6 Haneda airport by 08:00 the 1st day, and can leave Japan after 22:00 on last day). Requirement Speaking good Japanese (common language will be Japanese) and strong motivation to work and enjoy simple life in the isolated area and respect to the local culture and way of the local organization! Skills of agriculture or construction can be Participation fee 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month) to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. Language Basically Japanese, but Other 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; 05/13, 07 Picture (Area) -- 8 -- Location Country Start End Type Nagano Japan 05/09 08/05 AGRI, SOCI Nagano Japan 06/30 09/21 AGRI, SOCI Nagano Japan 08/04 10/28 AGRI, SOCI Nagano Japan 09/20 12/14 AGRI, SOCI Nagano Japan 10/27 12/14 AGRI, SOCI Let's organic farming with various members in highland! Organized together with Tateya Farm of Kyodo Gakusha (KG).

KG is a NPO running 5 organic farming communities in Japan where people with various backgrounds such as those who want to learn farming, etc. in order to change our society from competitive to cooperative. Tateya Farm has 40 members, they have several backgrounds. LI organic farming (weeding in rice and vegetable fields, planting vegetables, taking care of goats and chicken, etc.) and also making miso and soy-sauce, wooden toy, weaving and dyeing cloths etc. Be ready to work for quite a long time (05:30-18:00 with some Building for volunteers in the farm, cooking as a group by turn (Vegetarian is possible!) Volunteer have opportunities learning organic farming, taking care of cows, goats and chickens.

You traditional way of Japanese life.

Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). Otari village is a small village located in the region of stunning natural beauty in the northern part of Nagano Prefecture, Japan. It is beautiful village near “Japanese Northern Alps”. From Tokyo, 4 hours by express train or 6-8 hours by bus and train. You need to arrive at Narita or Haneda airport by 08:00 the 1st day, and can leave Japan after 22:00 on last day). Japanese (common language will be Japanese) and strong motivation to work and enjoy simple life in the isolated area and respect to the local culture and way of the local organization! Skills of agriculture or construction can be useful! 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month) to be paid on their arrivals.

There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. , but sometimes English 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; 05/13, 07/01, 08/05, 09/20, 10/28, 12/14. Picture (Work) Picture Type Vols.

Min age Max age AGRI, SOCI 2 18 99 AGRI, SOCI 2 18 99 AGRI, SOCI 2 18 99 AGRI, SOCI 2 18 99 AGRI, SOCI 2 18 99 Organized together with Tateya Farm of Kyodo Gakusha (KG). 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. Tateya Farm has 40 members, they have several backgrounds. LI-MK Maki is one of organic farming (weeding in rice and vegetable fields, planting vegetables, taking sauce, wooden toy, weaving and 18:00 with some brakes) and hard.

Building for volunteers in the farm, cooking as a group by turn (Vegetarian is possible!) Volunteer have opportunities learning organic farming, taking care of cows, goats and chickens. You Otari village is a small village located in the region of stunning natural beauty in the northern part is beautiful village near “Japanese Northern Alps”.

8 hours by bus and train. You need to arrive at Narita or Haneda airport by 08:00 the 1st day, and can leave Japan after 22:00 on last day). Japanese (common language will be Japanese) and strong motivation to work and enjoy simple life in the isolated area and respect to the local culture and way of the local 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month) to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. If you want to end on another day (either shorter or longer), please choose among the following /01, 08/05, 09/20, 10/28, 12/14.

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Code Name Location NICE-LI-YA18-1 Yasuoka 1 Nagano Summary Let's enjoy summer camp with kids an service! Background Organized together with Green Wood (GW) since 2007. GW is a local NPO established in 1993 to promote education of children by experience in nature. They run a school for students from cities, first aid classes, kids exchange projects in the northeast Asia and various types of children’s nature experience camps for community planning. They have many staff members and volunteers (for several days), but need a few longer term volunteers to run the summer program stably.

Work We will assist to run various types of 3 managing safety, food and other will be separated to each program to work with local staff, so don’t expect to be there as a group. Accommodation Tents in the camping site. Study theme Volunteers will get knowledge of Other activities Various enjoyable programs with children, exchange parties, etc. Location The south edge of Nagano prefecture and 80% of the village land is forests. 40% of 2,000 inhabitants are aged 65 or more. They Terminal Tokyo (5-6 hours by highway bus and slow train. You need to arrive at Narita or Haneda airport by 14:00 on Jul.

23 and can leave there after 17:00 on Aug. 31.).

Requirement Very high motivation to work Japanese language and a motivation letter is needed! Participation fee 12,000 yen per one month charging no fee in their Language Japanese Other [Activity pictures] http://www.greenwood.or.jp/sanzoku/16scy000.htm Picture (Area) -- 9 -- Location Country Start End Type Nagano Japan 07/23 08/31 KIDS Let's enjoy summer camp with kids and broaden their perspective of through internatinal voluntary Organized together with Green Wood (GW) since 2007. GW is a local NPO established in 1993 to children by experience in nature. They run a school for students from cities, first aid classes, kids exchange projects in the northeast Asia and various types of children’s nature experience camps for community planning.

They have many staff members and volunteers (for several days), but need a few longer term volunteers to run the summer program We will assist to run various types of 3-10 days children’s summer camps such as playing with kids, managing safety, food and other stuffs, helping kids to cook, preparing and cleaning the places. We will be separated to each program to work with local staff, so don’t expect to be there as a group. Tents in the camping site.

Volunteers will get knowledge of good ways of interaction with kids. Various enjoyable programs with children, exchange parties, etc. The south edge of Nagano prefecture and 80% of the village land is forests. 40% of 2,000 inhabitants are aged 65 or more. They have rich nature and a lot of fruit farms! 6 hours by highway bus and slow train. You need to arrive at Narita or Haneda airport by 14:00 on Jul. 23 and can leave there after 17:00 on Aug. 31.). Very high motivation to work with kids all day and run outdoor activities even in rain. Good Japanese language and a motivation letter is needed!

12,000 yen per one month to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. http://www.greenwood.or.jp/sanzoku/16scy000.htm Picture (Work) Picture (Accommodation) Type Vols. Min age Max age KIDS 2 18 99 through internatinal voluntary Organized together with Green Wood (GW) since 2007. GW is a local NPO established in 1993 to children by experience in nature. They run a school for students from cities, first aid classes, kids exchange projects in the northeast Asia and various types of children’s nature experience camps for community planning.

They have many staff members and also short term volunteers (for several days), but need a few longer term volunteers to run the summer program 10 days children’s summer camps such as playing with kids, stuffs, helping kids to cook, preparing and cleaning the places. We will be separated to each program to work with local staff, so don’t expect to be there as a group. The south edge of Nagano prefecture and 80% of the village land is forests. 40% of 2,000 have rich nature and a lot of fruit farms!

6 hours by highway bus and slow train. You need to arrive at Narita or Haneda airport by with kids all day and run outdoor activities even in rain. Good to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs Picture (Accommodation)

Code Name Location NICE-LI-KR18-1 Kurosaki 18-1 Ishikawa Summary Let's work in free range egg farm and enjoy blue ocean! Background Organized together with "Yamannaka Tamago run around over humus in quiet mountain. Chickens peck natural some policy which domestic things in within easy reach of as much as possible and give you the feed which let you ferment by self combination.

YT make lovely and peaceful atmosphere with many chickens. YT also organize commu doesn't allow as bathing beach, kids cannot play in this beach anymore. YT try to keep beautiful beach with volunteers.

Work Volunteers will suppport their sustainable grazing chicken farm (ex. Taking care of chicktens, making foods for chickens, feeding, picking up eggs etc.) Volunteers will support community beach hut (constructing, organizing, tearing down it). It is the onl Sometimes, volunteers will support "balefire night market". Accommodation Share house Rokusa. It is located near the farm. Volunteers need to share the house with another volunteer and guest. Cooking as a group by turn in inside of the house.

Study theme Volunteers have opportunities learning organic farming, taking care of chicken.

You can learn traditional way of Japanese life. Other activities Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs which it is famous places here!, communicating with local people. Location Outstanding Kaga hot prosperous, too.Project site in Kurosaki are, "In such a place a beach? i secret place. Terminal From Osaka, 2 hours 20 minutes by Express train or 5 hours by bus and train. You need to arrive at Narita or Haneda airport by 08:00 the 1st day, and can leave Japan after 22:00 on last day). Requirement Speaking good Japanese and strong motivation to work and enjoy simple life in the isolated area and respect to the local culture and way of the local organization! Skills of agriculture or construction can be useful! Male priority.

Participation fee 12,000 yen per one month charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. Language Basically Japanese, but Other [Website of local organization Picture (Area) -- 10 -- Location Country Start End Type Ishikawa Japan 06/23 09/20 AGRI, HERI Let's work in free range egg farm and enjoy blue ocean! Organized together with "Yamannaka Tamago-en" (YT) since 2017. YT is a chickens farm which they run around over humus in quiet mountain. Chickens peck natural insects and wild grass. YT have some policy which domestic things in within easy reach of as much as possible and give you the feed which let you ferment by self combination.

YT make lovely and peaceful atmosphere with many chickens. YT also organize community beach hut during summer season. If their hut close, it doesn't allow as bathing beach, kids cannot play in this beach anymore. YT try to keep beautiful Volunteers will suppport their sustainable grazing chicken farm (ex. Taking care of chicktens, making foods for chickens, feeding, picking up eggs etc.) Volunteers will support community beach hut (constructing, organizing, tearing down it). It is the onl Sometimes, volunteers will support "balefire night market". Share house Rokusa. It is located near the farm.

Volunteers need to share the house with another volunteer and guest. Cooking as a group by turn (Vegetarian is impossible!). There is wifi, but only Volunteers have opportunities learning organic farming, taking care of chicken. You can learn traditional way of Japanese life.

trip (hot springs which it is famous places here!, communicating with local Outstanding Kaga hot-spring villages of the whole country. The manufacturing industry is prosperous, too.Project site in Kurosaki are, "In such a place a beach? is the little From Osaka, 2 hours 20 minutes by Express train or 5 hours by bus and train. You need to arrive at Narita or Haneda airport by 08:00 the 1st day, and can leave Japan after 22:00 on last day). Speaking good Japanese and strong motivation to work and enjoy simple life in the isolated area and respect to the local culture and way of the local organization! Skills of agriculture or construction can be useful! Male priority.

12,000 yen per one month to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. , but sometimes English ganization] https://ameblo.jp/tamagoen/ (Only Japanese) Picture (Work) Picture (Accommodation) Type Vols. Min age Max age AGRI, HERI 2 18 99 en" (YT) since 2017. YT is a chickens farm which they insects and wild grass. YT have some policy which domestic things in within easy reach of as much as possible and give you the feed which let you ferment by self combination. YT make lovely and peaceful atmosphere with nity beach hut during summer season.

If their hut close, it doesn't allow as bathing beach, kids cannot play in this beach anymore. YT try to keep beautiful Volunteers will suppport their sustainable grazing chicken farm (ex. Taking care of chicktens, making foods for chickens, feeding, picking up eggs etc.) Volunteers will support community beach hut (constructing, organizing, tearing down it). It is the only one hut on the beach. Share house Rokusa. It is located near the farm. Volunteers need to share the house with another (Vegetarian is impossible!). There is wifi, but only Volunteers have opportunities learning organic farming, taking care of chicken.

You can learn trip (hot springs which it is famous places here!, communicating with local spring villages of the whole country. The manufacturing industry is s the little-known spot in the From Osaka, 2 hours 20 minutes by Express train or 5 hours by bus and train. You need to arrive at Narita or Haneda airport by 08:00 the 1st day, and can leave Japan after 22:00 on last day). Speaking good Japanese and strong motivation to work and enjoy simple life in the isolated area and respect to the local culture and way of the local organization! Skills of agriculture or to be paid on their arrivals.

There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs Japanese) Picture (Accommodation)

Code Name Location NICE-LI-OZ18-05 Ozuchi 1 Ishikawa NICE-LI-OZ18-06 Ozuchi 2 Ishikawa Summary Revive the abandon, but beautiful village by maintenance of the forests and fields. You can enjoy very beautiful Japanese nature and culture! Background NICE have been organized together with "Shizentaiken Ozuchi Mura" since 2013, people to keep the Japanese 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 H depopulation situation by young voluntary power.

Volunteers have been tried to (1) agriculture, (2) maintain the forest, (3) ideas for improvement Work We will do various work to activate Ozuchi village and preserve their culture and nature. Main work is maintaining vegetables’ fields and rice fields for sustainable life. And do some other work community.

Accommodation Renovated house (Japanese traditional house!). Simple shower room. Clean toilet. You don't need to bring your sleeping bag. Volunteers prepare the meals by themse basically. There is a cat in Study theme Revival of the abandon villages. Other activities Exchange parties with local people, trekking, activity in the river and hot spring etc. Location The southwest part of Ishikawa prefecture. Ozuchi village is surrounded by mountains, so very isolated, but you can enjoy mountain life in was main industry. (https://goo.gl/maps/kPUu666yx292) Terminal Komatsu airport is nearest. From Osaka (Kansai) airport (4 hours by express train).

From Tokyo, 5 hours by express train/ 8 hours by night bus (For Narita airport, you need to arrive on one day before of the 1st day afternoon/ can leave campsite after the Requirement High motivation to work hard and simple mountain life in the isolated area, Also respect to the local culture and way of the local organization.

volunteers don’t have to be able to speak Japanese in the beginning, but are expected to speak after 2 months since Japanese volunteer will leave in the end of Aug. Participation fee 12,000 yen per one month to be paid on charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. Language Basically Japanese, but Other Volunteers get knowledge about actions for developing local village and traditional culture. [Website of local organization] Please see the long term goal of this project as https://www.slideshare.net/nice can at least enjoy the pictures!) Picture (Area) -- 11 -- Location Country Start End Type Ishikawa Japan 05/09 08/05 AGRI, ENVI Ishikawa Japan 06/30 09/21 AGRI, ENVI Revive the abandon, but beautiful village by maintenance of the forests and fields.

You can enjoy very beautiful Japanese nature and culture!

NICE have been organized together with "Shizentaiken Ozuchi Mura" since 2013, people to keep the Japanese 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. This group try to improve this depopulation situation by young voluntary power. Volunteers have been tried to (1) agriculture, (2) maintain the forest, (3) organize the event of culture exchange for local people and (4) for improvement regional development though workcamps.

We will do various work to activate Ozuchi village and preserve their culture and nature. Main work is maintaining vegetables’ fields and rice fields for sustainable life. And do some other work Renovated house (Japanese traditional house!). Simple shower room. Clean toilet. You don't need to bring your sleeping bag. Volunteers prepare the meals by themselves. Wi basically. There is a cat in this village. Revival of the abandon villages. Exchange parties with local people, trekking, activity in the river and hot spring etc. The southwest part of Ishikawa prefecture. Ozuchi village is surrounded by mountains, so very isolated, but you can enjoy mountain life in the very beautiful/traditional was main industry.

(https://goo.gl/maps/kPUu666yx292) Komatsu airport is nearest. From Osaka (Kansai) airport (4 hours by express train). From Tokyo, 5 hours by express train/ 8 hours by night bus (For Narita airport, you need to arrive on one day before of the 1st day afternoon/ can leave campsite after the last day night.) High motivation to work hard and simple mountain life in the isolated area, Also respect to the way of the local organization. Speaking some Japanese volunteers don’t have to be able to speak Japanese in the beginning, but are expected to speak after 2 months since Japanese volunteer will leave in the end of Aug.

12,000 yen per one month to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. , but sometimes English Volunteers get knowledge about actions for developing local village and traditional culture. [Website of local organization] https://www.facebook.com/ozuchi/ Please see the long term goal of this project as https://www.slideshare.net/nice-workcamp/w2-67954709 (only Japanese for the moment, but you can at least enjoy the pictures!) Picture (Work) Picture (Accommodation) Type Vols.

Min age Max age AGRI, ENVI 2 18 99 AGRI, ENVI 2 18 99 Revive the abandon, but beautiful village by maintenance of the forests and fields.

You can enjoy NICE have been organized together with "Shizentaiken Ozuchi Mura" since 2013, founded by local people to keep the Japanese 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 istoric Buildings. This group try to improve this depopulation situation by young voluntary power. Volunteers have been tried to (1) agriculture, (2) organize the event of culture exchange for local people and (4) exchange of We will do various work to activate Ozuchi village and preserve their culture and nature.

Main work is maintaining vegetables’ fields and rice fields for sustainable life. And do some other work for the Renovated house (Japanese traditional house!). Simple shower room. Clean toilet. You don't need lves. Wi-Fi are not connected Exchange parties with local people, trekking, activity in the river and hot spring etc. The southwest part of Ishikawa prefecture. Ozuchi village is surrounded by mountains, so very the very beautiful/traditional place. Charcoal making Komatsu airport is nearest. From Osaka (Kansai) airport (4 hours by express train). From Tokyo, 5 hours by express train/ 8 hours by night bus (For Narita airport, you need to arrive on one day last day night.) High motivation to work hard and simple mountain life in the isolated area, Also respect to the Japanese for Ozuchi 1.

For Ozuchi 2, volunteers don’t have to be able to speak Japanese in the beginning, but are expected to speak their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs Volunteers get knowledge about actions for developing local village and traditional culture. Please see the long term goal of this project as "Local SDGs" at (only Japanese for the moment, but you Picture (Accommodation)

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