THE second batch of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) volunteers have arrived in the country to serve.
Up to 10 volunteers were dispatched to do voluntary work in Honiara and in the provinces.
In an interview yesterday the volunteers said that they are happy and ready to serve their two years contract as volunteers in Solomon Islands.
“I am happy to be here in this beautiful country,” one of them Kudo Mitsuo said.
He added he will be going down to Auki Malaita province to work as community development officer with the Malaita Provincial government.
Mr Mitsuo said that he is looking for to work together with Malaita people during his two years there.
Another one said that she had heard alot about Solomon Islands Guadalcanal but now she has finally stepped on it.
Five of the group will be serving as health workers throughout the country while others serve in different fields.
The volunteers are; Ameniya Sho, Ishikawa Yosuke, Kudo Mitsuo, Hatakeyama Koya, Fujiyama Shimpei, Iizuka Hikari, Otaki Sakimi, Hiroshima Naoko, Matsubara Hana and Ota Kazuko.
The first batch who arrived in the country early this year are currently going on well with their task.
By LESLEY SANGA