2019-09-28 to 2019-12-13
AKAME, MIE ,Japan
Aged between 18-99
Organized together with is aeuroAkame no SATOYAMA wo Sodateru Kaiaeuro (ASSK), a local environmental NPO, since 1998. In an area between Osaka and Nagoya, there were plans for a golf course and disposal of industrial garbage, but the local community has stopped them with the aeuroWoods Trustaeuro movement. The group was formed in 1996 to collect donations to buy and protect the land, to build an eco-resort to enjoy nature, to maintain forests, to create a pond for dragonflies, etc.
Voluteer will do a various working to care of the forest such as cutting trees and amp; branches, maintaining the footpaths etc.aeuro We will take care and harvesting mushrooms and chestnuts. We also support to organize some environmental events (e.g., to collect edible wild plants, nature observation) in their field.
Accommodation and food:
Single room, in the pension named aeuroEco Resort Akameaeuro. Volunteers cook by themselves.
Location and leisure activities:
bout 60 km east of Osaka. There are famous falls nearby that many hikers visit.
Nearest airport / terminal:
Meeting Point and Time:
To be confirmed 3 weeks before the workcamp start
Language :English and Japanese.The communication between locals and volunteers will be used simple English and Japanese. Some level of Japanese speaking skill as well as high motivation to learn and speak Japanese language is needed.Other requirement : High motivation work hard to simple mountain life in the isolated area. Respect for the local cultures and way of the local organization. Interests in environment issues. Open mind and flexibility.
Other activities : Join the local events, many opportunities to learn the local wisdom, etc. Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here).Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month).(No fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols.)Term : If you want to participate in dates other than the above (either shorter or longer), please choose your start / end date among the following seminar dates.[ 06-07 Jul. / 03-04 Aug. / 28-29 Sep. /13 Dec.