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Rural island seashore living and work on self resilience skills in Ehime, Japan

  • Japón
  • 498 “me gusta”
  • Última actividad: 30/01/2023



 Estancia mínima:  Al menos una semana



  • Descripción


    We really need help building out a tiny house, outdoor showers, campsites etc. Our quarantine is over and we look forward to those interested in unplugging from the matrix and building things with us. We enjoy abundant locally produced fresh fruits, vegetables, and meat/fish.

    We are a small island oceanside home/farm in Japan. We are building sustainable community and are looking for alternative sustainable living DIY people who are makers (you know you are a maker if you instinctively try to repair your car yourself when it breaks, and if you prefer to build things instead of buying them and have a history of doing so before the age of 18), or otherwise can contribute to helping us build. We are focused on building hardware for sustainable energy projects but have need for many other things such as painting, light construction etc. Our island community has the look and feel of the old Japan of 100 years ago, with community activities.

    We do not need hospitality services workers or linguistic and customer management services presently, but expect to need someone to manage a bicyclist hostel on the ocean some time. Even then, the person will need to be a hands on DIY because of the outdoor nature and relative remoteness of the hostel. If you particularly enjoy teaching/learning languages, being a greeter or bedmaker, and cooking, then you should not consider us because there are better opportunities for you elsewhere in Japan, for a more rewarding experience. Instead we are exploring an optimistic future by creating our own water, food, and electrical energy in an off grid situation. If you like to build things (have a history of doing so and not just dreaming) and am wondering how your skills fit in a changing world, but are a little lost on what kind of future or direction you want to go, then you may well find some answers by spending time here. Our website domain name is named after our island Yugeshima and we are called Renaissance.

    We need help with the following projects:
    1. building fences, wood decks for camp sites, public bath plumbing
    2. wire up outdoor lighting and solar panels to a local grid
    3. solder circuit boards
    4. build small outdoor playhouses
    5. install siding, painting wood, painting interior
    6. grass cutting, installing electric power wires for converting small farm to solar electric
    7. maintenance of our oil grove and avocado, and orange trees
    We work best with people who can manage their own time and get interested in the projects on their own.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Ayuda en una granja
    Mantenimiento general
    Ayuda con ordenadores/Internet
  • Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de las NU
    Fin de la pobreza
    Hambre cero
    Salud y bienestar
    Educación de calidad
    Igualdad de género
    Agua limpia y saneamiento
    Energía asequible y no contaminante
    Trabajo decente y crecimiento económico
    Industria, innovación e infraestructura
    Reducción de las desigualdades
    Ciudades y comunidades sostenibles
    Producción y consumo responsables
    Acción por el clima
    Vida submarina
    Vida de ecosistemas terrestres
    Paz, justicia e instituciones sólidas
    Alianzas para lograr los objetivos
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    We have oystering at low tide, swimming/canoeing between our small islands, and natural foods (seaweeds, fishing, bamboo shoots/mushroom farming/citrus/olives). Visit the most beautiful part of Japan (seto naikai, home of Shimanami kaido bicycle path).

  • Ayuda


    We do not need a cook, language instructor, a greeter or bed maker. We are not a hospitality service industry and really respect your basic skills in DIY self reliance. We are a refuge for DIYers and rational thinkers who want to escape the matrix.

  • Idiomas hablados

    Inglés: Fluido
    Japonés: Fluido

  • Alojamiento


    private bedroom with showers, clothes washing on site. Canoes/kayak on site to explore the islands.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    Have equipment for DXpeditions to small islands for amateur radio.

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    We have excellent internet in our guesthouse. If you are a digital nomad and are seriously considering moving to a small island in Japan permanently then please consider us. Otherwise we may not be that suitable because we dominates activities here (no TV for example).

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    we have a big place

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

  • ...

    Horas esperadas

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 452921125513

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