Volunteers will have private school for elementary school kids for and organize international exchange classes. Also, volunteers will clean local area such as shrine or temple and do weeding in tea farm if local people need it. Also planning international exchange day and invite local people to interact.
Local community center. Meals will be cooked by volunteers by turns. Sleeping bag is necessary.
Hirata town, Izumo city, About 250 km north west of Osaka. Near the Sea of Japan
This workcamp has been organized with local group for International workcamp in Hirata since 2001. Hirata town is depopulated area in Izumo city and they don’t have much chance to have an international interact, which is important for kids growth. Also, the number of people who maintain the environment in this town is getting decreasing. Through this workcamp they hope that volunteer can activate local people and community.
Positive attitude to communicate with kids.
Other activities: Exchange parties, experiencing Japanese culture, home stay, etc.