About the local hosting organizationThis project organized together with "Fukui Hito Machi Kaihatsu Keikaku", founded to making the community space for connecting local people and to renovating the local community.?Project place "Honjo area" in Awara city is famous for Fujino Genkuro, who is benefactor of Luxun to learn medical science in Japan. This group try to make international community space in this area. But now local people few chance to touch the international culture and people. So they organize cross-cultural understanding programs for children. Local people also need to support for preserving their traditional culture, festival, shrine.
About the volunteer workVolunteers will do various types of works such as 1) supporting the English activity 2) cutting glasses to improve ecological richness of the forest, 3) preparing the local festival and dancing Japanese BON dance and so on. The contents of work might be changed due to weather condition, we need to be flexible!
Local accommodationVolunteers stay in shared room of the traditional house. Please bring your sleeping bag. Meals will be cooked by volunteers by turns. We have Wi-Fi, toilet, shower room and kitchen.
About the project locationAbout 200 km north east of Osaka. Awara city is an agricultural city and famous for hot spring. There are beautiful rice fields, wide sky, flesh air and relax time.
RequirementsInterest for education of cross-cultural understanding programs for children
Extra info about the projectOther activities; Party with local people, hot spring and wearing Japanese summer KIMONO etc.