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NICE-23-1216A JAPÓN Nagano KIDS 16/12/2023 29/12/2023


Kamojima 3

Tokushima Japan

Date:12/16 -12/29



Age: 18 -99

1. Summary:Planning and preparing for Christmas events at Kamojima jido-kan (Children center) with kids!

2. Background.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! 

3. Work_1) Organizing a Christmas party at Kamojima children center with children 2) Visiting houses for children on December 24th with (as) Santa Claus! 3) Making rice cake, mochi pounding with children.

4. Accommodation;Staying at local house. All meals will be cooked by volunteers by turns. Sleeping bag is NOT necessary. 

5. Study theme:Help children learning and gaining their experiences through teamwork. Experience international exchange while working with children. 

6. Other activities:Welcome party by local

7. Location:Kamojima, Yoshinogawa-city, Tokushima pref. 

8. Terminal: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 1st day, and can leave there after 13:00 on last day. Volunteers need to take a local train from the meeting point to the campsite, it'll take 1 hour. 

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

10. Participation fee:6,000 JPY (44 USD by the rate on 2023 Feb. 24th) of "NICE Volunteers" fee need to be paid in advance either by Card or PayPal. This is used for the project preparation/ coordination such as the transportation of the camp leaders while the meals and the accommodation are provided by the local host by free. 

11. Language:English (Japanese is also welcomed!

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