JICA to Host Its Volunteer Festival

PRESS RELEASE: Castries, November 3rd, 2017; The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in conjunction with the Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV) and the Saint Lucia JICA Alumni Association will host their – “JICA Volunteer Festival” on Saturday, November 11th, 2017, at the Castries Comprehensive Secondary School from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The primary objective of this year’s festival is to sensitize the general public through various creative means the purpose of the JICA Volunteers Program and how it contributes to Saint Lucia’s development.

The mission of JICA is to contribute to aspire for a free, peace and prosperous world with trust. The JICA Volunteer Program involves Japanese citizens supporting socio- economic development in Japan’s partner countries with Saint Lucia being one of those partners.

This year’s activities in observance of the JICA Volunteer Festival will including – Introduction of JICA, An Introduction of Japanese Culture and Cuisine; Blind Walk; Tennis Ball Massage; An Environmental Booth and Fun Quizzes.

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in conjunction with the Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV) and the Saint Lucia JICA Alumni Association encourages the participation and support of the general public in this event.

For further information about this event please contact Ms. Ritsuko Kamizawa at 460 2496 or visit the website https://www.facebook.com/JOCVSt.Lucia/

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