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NICE-20-0218B JAPÓN Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan ENVI,EDU 18/02/2020 25/02/2020

Ishinomaki(Miyagi) | NICE-20-0218B | 2020-02-18 - 2020-02-25 | ENVI,EDU | Age: 18 - 99

 

This project is held in collaboration with [Ishimaki Kawanokami Project] commencing since 2019. It is situated in the northern part of Ishinomaki City, Kawanokami. It is an area with a population of 400 family households who resided in Ishinomaki City’s coastal area before the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011, and the region’s local residences. In 2015 [Kawanokami Project] began with the concept [Cultivate the town, nurture the people] to enrich the region’s community. To create a place for the residences to interact with one another through [Hyappyou-kan], a combination of café and library. Our goal: to endorse the region while connecting with the next generation.

Work: Help with maintenance for the bamboo forest around the [Hyappou-kan] community space, as well as community building. Additionally, we will help children with their homework at [Terako-ya] after school and organize international exchange events.

Accomodation and food: Volunteer house (Japanese style). Simple self-catering. Meal is cooked by volunteer by turn. Shared room.

Location: Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan

Location and Leisure: 1 hour by bus from Sendai Station. Situated on the East of Miyagi Prefecture with Kitakami River stretching through from North to South. Inland area thrives with rice cultivation while coastal area flourishes with fisheries and aquaculture. Leisure:Exchange with the locals, sightseeing, etc.

Train/Bus station: The nearest airport is Sendai airport. Or use Shinkansen (or overnight bus) from Narita/ Haneda airport. Volunteers need to arrive at Narita/ Haneda airport by the 18th morning and can leave the project site on the 25th morning.

Requirements: Need High motivation to work for disaster area and respect the local culture and way of the local organization!

Language: eng

Extra Fee: 0