Special Summer Program for ICU Students

Discover Life -Seeking Peace through Connecting with Food-​

Asian Rural Institute (ARI) is a school which trains rural leaders in Asia and Africa. It engages in a unique education which centers on growing and eating food together.

In this coming July, ARI is going to hold a special program for ICU students.

It is a 10-day program containing lectures such as servant leadership” and “organic farming” as well as farm work.

As you feel lives of nature, others and yourself with your whole body at ARI, why not deepening your ideas about “peace” which is an idea to value life?

* Entries are open now!! (Thu, May 19)

* Participation in the entire program is required.

Date: Tuesday, July 4 – Thursday, July 13, 2023

Place: Asian Rural Institute (Nasushiobara, Tochigi)

Activities:

– Food, Life and Peace (lecture)

– Servant Leadership (lecture)

– Farm work with ARI participants

– Indian Curry Workshop

and more!

Participation fee: 20,000 yen

Thanks to the generous financial support of Japan International Christian University Foundation (JICUF), the program fee is a reasonable price.

Entry deadline: Thursday, June 15

Daily schedule at ARI for your reference:

(partially different from the schedule of this program)

Monday – Friday

am
06:30 Assemble for morning exercise and prayer
06:35 Cleaning the campus
07:00 Morning Foodlife Work (community farm work)
08:15 Breakfast and break
09:30 Morning Gathering
10:20 Main activities of the day (farm work or community activities)

pm
12:30 Lunch and break
01:30 Main activities
04:00 Evening Foodlife Work
05:00 Free time
06:30 Supper


Saturday

am
06:30 Assemble for morning exercise and prayer
06:35 Cleaning the campus
07:00 Morning Foodlife Work
08:15 Breakfast 

pm
12:30 Lunch
18:30    Supper


Sunday

am
08:15 Breakfast 

pm
18:30    Supper

Contact: [email protected] (Yuko Emura, person in charge)

* Entries are open now!! (Thu, May 19)

* Participation in the entire program is required.