Tateya 19-05

Moyen Terme

Nagano - Japon

Social - Agriculture

  • Volontariat International
  • 11-05-2019 - 04-08-2019
  • 2 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-LI-TT19-05


Organized together with Tateya Farm of Kyodo Gakusha (KG). KG is a NPO running 5 organic farming communities in Japan where people with various backgrounds such as mentally disadvantaged, those who want to learn farming, etc. in order to change our society from competitive to cooperative. Tateya Farm has 40 members, they have several backgrounds. LI-MK Maki is one of brunch in KG group.



We will help their organic farming (weeding in rice and vegetable fields, planting vegetables, taking care of goats and chicken, etc.) and also making miso and soy-sauce, wooden toy, weaving and dyeing cloths etc. Be ready to work for quite a long time (05:30-18:00 with some brakes) and hard.

Logement & Nourriture

Building for volunteers in the farm, cooking as a group by turn (Vegetarian is possible!)

Emplacement & Temps libre

Otari village is a small village located in the region of stunning natural beauty in the northern part of Nagano Prefecture, Japan. It is beautiful village near “Japanese Northern Alps”. Terminal: From Tokyo to the meeting point, 4 hours by express train or 6-8 hours by bus and train. *Volunteer needs to book the flight ticket to Narita or Haneda international airport for joining the orientation / evaluation seminar, also needs to arrive in Japan on the day before the orientation and can leave Japan after 22:00 on the last day.


Some level of Japanese speaking skill as well as high motivation to learn and speak Japanese language is needed. High motivation to work hard to simple mountain life in the isolated area. Respect for the local cultures and way of the local organization. Interests in agriculture and cooperation with others. Language: Some Japanese *Those who can manage to speak some of basic daily conversation in Japanese.

Notes Supplémentaires

*Other activities : Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). Trekking. *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. [ 11-12 May. / 03-04 Aug. / 19-20 Sep. ]