Organization: Volunteer Action for Peace (VAP) / NICE Japan

Detail: We will 1) run 2 day international exchange program with about 20 local girls and boys within the ages of 10 to 15, 2) work on a garden around an old samurai residences which is designated as important cultural properties with local volunteer groups and 3) care for elderly people at a nursing-care facility.

Background: Organized together with Unzen Social Welfare, a semi-governmental Association since 1994. The first location was in ‘Minami-takaki’ the neighboring town to ‘Kunimi’, where it is now held. The past workcamps were quite successful in promoting volunteering and international friendship with about 20 local kids aged 10-18.

Duration: 01/08 – 13/08/2012

Website: Click Here (Search “Country: Japan” on top of the table)

Nature: Hands-on

Region: Japan / International

Source of Information: VAP’s website