Organization: NICE (Never-ending International workCamps Exchange)
Details: Maki Farm has 5-10 members and is located in a very isolated area (not accessible for cars and we have to walk 4 km in the mountains), so once it became an abandon village in 1970s. We will help their organic farming (weeding in rice and vegetable fields, planting vegetables, taking care of goats and chicken) and also carry the things from the town, renovate the trails, help their house work, etc.
Background: Organized together with Maki Farm of Kyodo Gakusha (KG) since 2000. 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.
Duration: 13/04-08/07/2012; 08/06-02/09/2012; 06/07-30/09/2012; 31/08-25/11/2012
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Source of Information: Website of NICE