Most of them were related to Fukushima and actively discussed approach to reconstruction.
In the morning, they visited farmer’s and fish market of “Soma Haragama Asaichi Club” and Soma base of BFF. They gradually became to realise what were issues in Soma through listening to people and looking at recent condition. They enjoyed fish meal at a restaurant, Hotokuan, a symbol of reconstruction.
In the afternoon, they visited Odaka district and listened to the talk about life after the earthquake from high school students and teachers.
Their impressions after the fieldwork were:
“I became to realise the recent condition of Fukushima.”
“I want to consider what I can do for Fukushima, after looking at the condition, not showed on TV.”
“I was touched by the local people who were struggling but positive and straightforward. They taught me that human being could conquer difficulties. I will devote myself to what I can do.”