VOLUNTEER PROJECT IN INDONESIA


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MID/ LONG TERM PROJECT(M/LTV)

CODE DJMTV-1511
PROJECT NAME Slum Project
PERIODE 01-Apr-2015 to 01-Apr-2016
TYPE Poverty/Edu
NO. VOLS 1

 

Background : The project sites options are Marsudi Utami Project, Cabean Project etc. They are private non-profit kindergarten school. The project are located in crowded and slum area in Semarang suburb on the river side of Banjir Kanal Barat which always deals with river flood every year. The school serves the children from the local community and helps the disadvantaged families who cannot afford to send their children to school. The main income of the villagers are from various sectors such working in factories, collecting stones or sands from river, scavengers (garbage pickers). In the schools, there are extra activities for students such as making compost, making handicraft / souvenir and cooking lesson. Then the students sell the stuffs to the churches, local community, and teachers from other schools etc.
 
Work: The role of the volunteer will be assisting local teacher in holding simple English subject as foreign language, playing with the kids, organizing event with the teachers, sharing and educating about the hygiene, assisting kids in doing extracurricular (cooking, making handicraft etc). Intercultural learning in the form of dialogue, music and games could give the student better understanding to learn about another culture from other country.
 
Study theme: The volunteers will be introduced to the Indonesian culture and customs in general, with a special focus on the local particularities. Some cultural visits are also foreseen.
 
Leisure Time: During free time, the volunteers will have the chance to visit Semarang city, Samp Poo Kong Chinese Temple, LawangSewu Building and GedongSongo Hindus Temples.
 
Accommodation: The accommodation and food is provided by a local host family. The volunteer will share his/her room and the other facilities with other host family members. Facilities are simple and Indonesian style (no hot water, no washing machine).
 
Location: Semarang City, Central Java.
 
Terminal: Semarang airport, railway station.
 
Special Requirement: none
 
Participant fee: To be clarified (International or national volunteers).