Mediano/largo plazo
NICE-LI-IJ19-11 JAPÓN imajo, Fukui AGRI 02/11/2019 13/12/2019

Imajo 19-11 (Fukui) | NICE-LI-IJ19-11 | 2019-11-02 - 2019-12-13 | AGRI | Age: 18 - 99


Newly organized together with "Plus times", it is founded by local people to improve their community culture. In this area, there is depopulation problem especially young people. Local people hope to continue their special culture/products (ex. dried persimmon, beautiful forest, festival and so on) This group try to (1)revival the special product (2)organizing local event (3)promotion about this area with young voluntary power and new idea.

Work: 1) Supporting to make "Dried persimmon"(harvesting, pealing and drying). 2) Discussing with local people about NEW idea of dried persimmon for activation. 3) Organizing the event for local and do some other work for the community.

Accomodation and food: Renovated house (Japanese traditional house!). Simple shower room. Clean toilet and kitchen. Volunteers share their room with the other, and dont need to bring own sleeping bag. Volunteers prepare the meals by themselves. Wi-Fi can connect. Some mobile are not available.

Location: imajo, Fukui

Location and Leisure:

Train/Bus station: The nearest airport is Kansai international airport. *But Volunteer needs to book the flight ticket to Narita or Haneda international airport for joining the orientation / evaluation seminar, also needs to arrive in Japan on the day before the orientation and can leave Japan after 22:00 on the last day.

Requirements: *Language : English and Japanese The communication between locals and volunteers will be used simple English and Japanese. Some level of Japanese speaking skill as well as high motivation to learn and speak Japanese language is needed. *Other requirement : High motivation to work hard to simple mountain life in the isolated area. Respect for the local cultures and way of the local organization.

Language: eng,jap

Extra Fee: 12000 JPY

*Other activities : Exchange parties with local people, nature life, visit to local festival and hot spring etc. *Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month). (*No fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols.)