Help on my organic farm with gardening and DIY in Miyazaki, Japan



Favourited 285 times

  • rating

    Host rating

  • feedbacks



  • last activity

    Last activity


  • Last email replied

    Reply rate

    100.0 %

  • Last email replied

    Average reply time:

    within 1 day

  • Description


    I'm Rie, Japanese whom maried with Indonesian and Have 7 years old boy.we are moslem family.

    Our son is an active boy need to playing you:)

    We Live in miyazaki prefecture-Miyakonojo city and have just start and learn for organic farm and ecolife

    Activity of Work are farm ,gardening and house keeping also DIY due to we live in old Japanese house ,it’s ll be need a lot of repair. When in rainy day we do indoors works or around our house.

    on your days off we ask that you take care for your food by yourself we just share in rice.

    cooking and bath are generally using firework so we need extra hand to prepare food and clean food together.

    we accept volunteers only who need more challenge and hardworking and ready to live in village area. usually we have one or two volunteers at a time. We just find volunteers who ready for farm work or physically work , can work independently,active and fast to adapt.

    Meal:moslem meal(no pork and alcohol ,and they derived material)
    we cooking together ,so if you are vegan we just can prepare vegetable using same tool.
    I will try to accommodate your dietary needs but please keep in mind that I am working with a limited budget.

    After you contact us, we would like to talk on skype or whatsapp to talk detail further.

    Wa aren’t native in English but we try hard to communicate as can as possible.

    We really need the extra hand sometimes and be so happy if you come :)

    we are really grateful for you for reading our page.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Charity Work
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Japanese Languange , Japanese Culture and art, Indonesian Language

  • Help


    Farm working(manual work or electric because we don’t like to much using machine and plastic in our farm) like:
    soil making with put natural fertilizer(chicken and cow pup) ,collecting fallen leaf for farm like cleaning in park or side of road .

    Making creative tool for turn away wild animal or bird

    House area working:
    - Firewood’s making (using ax or electric saw)
    - housekeeping
    - gardening and seeding
    - house reform and maintenance
    - chicken feeding and cage cleaning.
    Above work will do together or by shift.

    we need to clean good and fast - so we hope its ok for you.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Indonesian: Fluent
    Japanese: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    Please contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    private or shared tatami room.
    if its a shared room, there will 2 in the room.

    Share Bathroom with warm water in bathtub using bailer ,shower just for cold water from natural source direct from mountain.

    we would be living together and its important to us that you are clean and tidy. We usually wake up in 6:30 and start work farm on 8:00 or 9:00 sleep in 21:00.

    Farm Working shoes we just can prepare for size 27 and 25 also glove to work.

    Please prepare suitable working clothes and other stuff by yourself.

    For your mobility we just have 1 bicycles due to its village area ,it’s ll be inconvenient to go to somewhere. Not good ones but enough to support for mobility.

    When we go to central city we can take you together but you must prepare going home by yourself if we don’t match in time to home.

    We just pickup in nearest station from ours .Our house close to city bus stop.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We dont provide wifi in ours,please prepare data sim card which easy get in airport or electric shop in japan.

    For visa and insurances please prepare by your self

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    Prepare internet by self

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5days a week

Host ref number: 694683671689