Mainly work is Agriculture. 'Kagura Nanban' is a native variety in the Yamakoshi area and very unique spices .For protect that original seed, we maintain the field, digging, weeding and picking. And Study part like as joining the cooking class. We may possibly also support to communicate with kids/local people and do some other work for the community.
Accommodatie en maaltijden
The log house in the village. There are small kitchen, toilet and shower room. Please bring sleeping bag! Volunteers prepare the meals by themselves. Wi-Fi is not available.
Locatie en vrije tijd
Campsite is very small village located in middle part of Niigata prefecture. There are rice fields, fish pond and beautiful nature. (https://goo.gl/maps/jwtahYqBQHMJZwdo6)
Leisure: Exchange parties with local people, trekking etc.
Study theme: Volunteers have time for discussion about “Disaster prevention, regional revitalization and traditional vegetables”.
- 6,000 JPY (about 50 EUR) of "NICE Volunteers" fee needs to be paid in advance either by Paypal or through your sending NGO if they collect it in addition to their own inscription fee. 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.
- High motivation to work hard and seriously and enjoy simple countryside life. Need idea for local revitalization. Speaking Japanese language is welcomed!