Spring Volunteer Weekend in Tohoku

  • 24 May 2014
  • 7:00 AM
  • 25 May 2014
  • 6:00 PM
  • Minamisanriku, Tohoku

The Australian and New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ANZCCJ)

invites members and guests to the

 

Volunteer Weekend in Minamisanriku

24-25 May 2014

 


The Food, Agriculture and Hospitality Committee is organising the fourth volunteer trip to Minamisanriku to assist the local community in the recovery efforts.


The trip is being co-ordinated with OGA for Aid who have played a vital role in the recovery and rebuilding of the Tohoku region. On this trip, it is likely the group will participate in helping to plant 500,000 long onions (up from 200,000 planted last season).  Also, as it will be scallop, oyster and hoya season, the group may also have the opportunity to assist the locals and learn about the local fishing industry and how it is being re-built after the disaster.


On the Saturday night, the group will have dinner with some community leaders at one of the local Izakaya restaurants and learn more about the difficulties the community still faces with the rebuilding efforts.


Don’t miss this undoubtedly valuable opportunity to help Minamisanriku rebuild and to enjoy the onsen, nature and local seafood Minamisanriku has to offer.


More information about OGA for Aid can be found here  Report from our last trip to Minamisanriku can be found here. For additional information regarding the accommodation and other arrangements in Minamisanriku, please contact the Secretariat at events@anzccj.jp.


Admission Fee:  

Members and Non-members: Approximately 20,000 yen  
(Note the fee may vary slightly depending on final numbers and Shinkansen cost is not included in the admission fee.)


Booking / Cancellation Deadline:Friday 9 May
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