- Accommodation and food: 0.00 Japanese Yen
- Transportation: 0.00 Japanese Yen
- Activities: 0.00 Japanese Yen
- Hosting organisation support: 6000 Japanese Yen
Description: This project is actively working for SDG 4 (Quality Education), organized together with local group for International workcamp in Hirata since 2001. Hirata town is depopulated area in Izumo city and they dont have much chance to have an international interact, which is important for kids growth. Also, the number of people who maintain the environment is getting decreasing. Through this workcamp they hope that volunteer can activate local people and community. Outcome of this workcamp: Sharing a private bath each other in a small community which is one of the traditional custom in Japan. The number of local people who invite volunteers for sharing a bath is increasing and enjoy communicating with each other, exchanging own culture. Please see the long term goal of this project as Local SDGs at https://www.slideshare.net/nice-workcamp/17-82095353 (only Japanese for the moment, but you can at least enjoy the pictures). In 2019, 10 vols. from 4 countries joined.
Type of Work: Volunteers will have private school for elementary school kids for and organize international exchange classes. Also, volunteers will clean local 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.
Accommodation: Local community center. Meals will be cooked by volunteers by turns. Sleeping bag is necessary. There is very simple shower.
Requirements: - 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.- Positive attitude to communicate with kids.
Approximate Location: Hirata town, Izumo city, About 250 km north west of Osaka. Near the Sea of Japan