Organizing international exchange events for local family, like international cooking etc.. One of main work is maintenance of arround community cafe and community space (Hyappyo-kan), like cleaning up, picking weed etc..
Accommodatie en maaltijden
"Huge volunteer house (Japanese style). Simple self-catering.
Meal is cooked by volunteer by turn. Having own room each family."
Locatie en vrije tijd
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 local families, to join summer festival, to see fire works, sightseeing, etc.
Study theme: How to reconstruct the community from the Earthquake disaster.
Only families (Children should be 6-12 years old) can join this program. Basically, up to 4 persons (2 adults) per family. Need motivation to work for disaster area and respect the local culture and way of the local organization!
Kawanokami Project web site (in Japanese) : http://kawanokami.com/