Ikata town, Ehime, Japan - Japon
- Chantier International
- 23-02-2019 - 12-03-2019
- 13 volontaires
- Adulte | 18-99 ans
- 0 de frais de participation Frais de participation qui reviennent directement à l'organisme d'accueil du projet et qui comprennent les frais d'hébergement, de nourriture et de coordination du projet.
- Code projet: NICE-19-02231
Organized together with Kikuya Community Group (KCG), formed by the local young people to think of the future of their small village, since 2008. Ikata is famous for oranges farming, but has been facing depopulation, lack of workers and aging society since most of young people leave the town. So, the number of abandoned orange farms is increasing and the town is losing its tradition, life, custom and scenery. KCG strongly hopes to host vols. to work together to animate the town and revive the farms.
We will help orange farming such as harvesting, taking care of trees, cutting grass etc.. We will separate into 5-6 groups to help different farms. Work is physically hard from early morning to evening. We will also visit school to organize class for international interact.
Logement & Nourriture
Volunteers will stay in old traditional house. Meals will be cooked by volunteers by turns.
Emplacement & Temps libre
In the edge of Sata Peninsula, surrounded by the sea, so fishing is also famous. There are only 30 houses in this community. The climate is relatively warm though it can be cold in winter.
Interested in agriculture, high motivation to speak Japanese with local people