Kurogi 19-04 (Fukuoka)

Moyen Terme

Kurogi, Yame, Fukuoka - Japon

Environnement - Agriculture

  • Volontariat International
  • 27-04-2019 - 15-07-2019
  • 4 volontaires
  • Adulte  |  18-99 ans
  • 12000 JPY 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-LW-KU19-04


Organized together with Sansonjuku, founded in 1994, maintaining forest and step rice paddies through the projects which involves people from the city and local. They started 80-days of international workcamp with NICE since 2008 to make the footpath and maintain the forest. But on July 2012, the hardest rain ever attacked around this area. After that it had serious damages by flood. Their aim is to activate the community and sustain the program with young people from the world to conserve this rich nature and revival this area!



We will 1) cultivating rice (Ex. rice planting, cutting grass in terraced rice fields (main work), 2) to help local farm (green tea, rice and vegetable, etc.), 3) to involves many people who has interesting environmental projects(Ex. to organize environmental class and to support Sansonjuku events).

Logement & Nourriture

Egao no mori center (It was Kasahara-higashi elementary school until 2004). Volunteers cook for themselves. There may be some pocket money to support additional cost by the group (e.g.. Transportation and meals outside on free days) in some cases.

Emplacement & Temps libre

Southern part of the Fukuoka prefecture. The Yame city is 482.53 km2. There are so many tee trees and terraced paddy fields. Terminal The nearest airport is Fukuoka airport. From the airport to the meeting point, 1 hour by train and 1hours by bus. *Volunteer needs to arrive in Japan on the day before the project starts and can leave Japan after 22:00 on the last day.


Japanese speaking skill is not necessary, but high motivation to learn and speak Japanese language is needed. Respect to the local culture and way of the local organization! Interested in environmental issues and agriculture. Motivation to work hard, open mind, cooperation with others.

Notes Supplémentaires

*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.)