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NICE-20-1218B JAPÓN Yoshinogawa-city, Tokushima KIDS 18/12/2020 28/12/2020

Kamojima 3 (Tokushima) | NICE-20-1218B | 2020-12-18 - 2020-12-28 | KIDS | Age: 18 - 99

 

This project is actively working for SDG 4 (Quality Education), organized together with the local organization since 2019. Tokushima, where the longest river; Yoshino river in Shikoku island flows. The river used to flood often and make rich soil a long time ago but now it flows calmly. Kamojima children center (Kamojima Jido-kan) is located in Yoshinogawa city named after Yoshino river. The children center is where local children from 0 to 18 years old enjoy learning together and they can spend time for free. We would like to give children a various experiences regardless of their financial situations. We have children with a wide range of ages, we support them to help each other regardless of ages or experiences in order to grow up. We hope more people to get to know about us, Kamojima Jido-kan! *Outcome of this workcamp; some local junior high and high school students made a good relationship with previous volunteers who joined in the same workcamp in the last summer, and they were interested in volunteering and supported volunteers work as a local volunteer.

Work: 1. Organize a Christmas party at Kamojima children center with children 2. Visit houses for children on December 24th with (as) Santa Claus! 3. Make rice cake, mochi pounding with children.

Accomodation and food: Home staying at local house. All meals will be cooked by volunteers by turns. Sleeping bag is NOT necessary.

Location: Yoshinogawa-city, Tokushima

Location and Leisure: Kamojima, Yoshinogawa-city, Tokushima pref. Leisure: Welcome party by locals Study theme: Help children learning and gaining their experiences through teamwork. Experience international exchange while working with children.

Train/Bus station: The nearest int l airport is Kansai (Osaka). From Osaka to the meeting point in Tokushima, it takes 3 hours by highway bus. Volunteers are recommended to arrive there one day before workcamp starts since the bus leaves early. Volunteers need to arrive at the meeting point by 13:00 on 18th and can leave there after 13:00 on 28th. Volunteers need to take a local train from the meeting point to the campsite, it ll take 1 hour.

Requirements: Positive attitude, a willingness to work hard and communicate with Japanese local people, have fun with kids! Motivation letter is needed.

Language: eng

Extra Fee: 6000 JPY

Video introducing kamojima jido-kan https://youtu.be/zhP47N8d9fc