- 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 2 (Zero Hunger), organized together with the local NPOs since 2019. Sudachi citrus is one of the local specialties in Tokushima pref. Kamiyama town produces 95 of sudachi citrus harvested throughout Japan. This town with 5300 people has aging and depopulation problems like other small communities in Tokushima. There are more fallow because of the shortage of successors for sudachi farmers. We would like you to think of clues to solve problems and ways to hand down the world best skills to the next generation through the experience at sudachi farms surrounded by beautiful nature, and understand the culture and history of Kamiyama.Outcome of this workcamp: In 2019, 5 vols. from 3 countries did a good job Some Japanese newspaper companies published the article that local young former who hosted volunteers mainly and local people paid attention to his activity and started discussing about accepting volunteers from all over the world and its impact to local community.
Type of Work: 1. Support harvesting and shipping Sudachi citrus at its season2. Help spreading information on SNS to the world about sudachi citrus, such as the history and environment of its birth place in various languages
Accommodation: Home staying at local farmhouses or lodging facility. All meals will be cooked by volunteers by turn. Sleeping bag is not necessary.
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, a willingness to work hard and communicate with local people
Approximate Location: Orono, Kamiyama, Tokushima pref.