About the local hosting organizationThis project has been organized together with local community center in Ino. Ino area is very remote area in Shimane, and faces the problem of depopulation. Accordingly, number of elder one-person households is increasing. Local group is trying to reactivate this area by inviting people from another area of Japan and even from other countries. Especially kids here don't have enough experience of international interact, which local group think important for kids' growth. During this workcamp, volunteers are expected to make this area fun!
About the volunteer workVolunteers will support single-living elder people. For example, weeding, cleaning and helping for farming etc. Volunteers also have chance to go to a local school to organize classes for international interact with kids.
Local accommodationMeals will be cooked by volunteers by turns.
About the project locationIno area, Izumo city in Shimane prefecture
RequirementsPositive attitude to communicate with kids, love nature.
Extra info about the projectOther activities; Visiting Izumo shrine, swimming, cultural exchange