- 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) and SDGs 10 (Reduced Inequalities). This local host has held weekend workcamps and short term workcamps for satoyama conservation for more than 10 years. This time, themes and work content will be changed, volunteers will interact with children and local residents at nursery and disabled facility. Omuta City aims to make welfare town where children with disabilities and people with dementia can live as they are. For that, child development centers, nursery, welfare facilities has cooperated with local communities, schools and local government. In addition, Omuta Zoo has been featured in Japanese movie Life Sketch as the most animal-friendly zoo in Japan. They has created a town that is friendly to children and the elderly and friendly to animals.Outcome of this workcamp: They expect to have great impact on children
Type of Work: 1. Interaction with children and local volunteers in a facility for children with disabilities2. Interacting with children and volunteers at a nursery3. Learn about animal-friendly initiative such as environmental enrichment
Accommodation: Volunteers will stay in a local community center. Sleeping bag is needed. Meals will be cooked by volunteers by turns. Simple toilet. Bath is a public bath around there.
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.- Interest to welfare town and to exchange with people.
Approximate Location: It is located Omuta city (the southernmost city) in Fukuoka prefecture. The city flourished in the coal chemical industry, but now they focuce on the environmental recycling industry.