AYF Impact Amami Project – AYF fellows have been busy conducting experiments towards achieving a sustainable lifestyle and using more of the low-impact natural resources around us in our daily lives. Tane no Chikara, a company of Pasona Group that focuses on building Earthback Houses. Sakura Festival – AYF hosted an international gathering between Fellows and locals to enjoy international food and games together. Permaculture Project – One group of AYF fellows has been working towards revitalizing farmland, composing and gardening to make Manabi no Sato and the broader Awaji into a greener place. Exchange with Osaka University – Fellows gathered with Osaka University undergraduates to have a discussion about leadership. Music Village Manabi no Ki – An English teaching initiative by Fellows. Hula Exchange Event – Members of AYF met with the local Hula Dance group to have a combined exchange and performance event. Working with farmers – On weekends, AYF fellows volunteered their time to help local farmers during peak harvest season. Beach Cleaning – AYF members volunteer to clean up nearby beaches as part of community service. Awaji Kids Garden – A preschool currently hosted at Manabi no Sato where children learn how to be independent from a young age.