Program Details

Rural Primary Education

  • Start Date 2017-01-15
  • End Date: 2017-12-17

  • Location: Central Java & South Sulawesi.

Primary school is the first step formal education level after kindergarten. It is mandatory education that every child has to take. This educational level it is not merely about knowledge but also other aspects such as character building. Teachers and parents have important roles in leading their children. In this level, to raise discipline among students and grow understandings on need of education are important. Furthermore, the main aim is to prepare students of kindergartens for elementary level and to prepare students of elementary school for the higher level of education.

There are some schools in this program such as MI Keji, MI Tarbiyatul Islamiyah, MI Roudlotul Ulum, MI Al Hidayah, SD Cebongan etc. Those schools are located in the rural area and some of them are located in the slope of the mountain. Most of the students parents are working in the private sector such as farming, trader, labor, etc. The school location might be far from public services such as sport centre, shopping mall, or bus terminal. The local people are family oriented and  friendship spirited, having plenty time to spend nevertheless they are less in touch with modern life and thinking.


The accommodation and food will be provided by host project. The volunteer will stay at local host family or dormitory (to be confirmed). Facilities are simple and Indonesian style (no hot water, no internet, and no washing machine). No vegan (strict vegetarian) , but flexible vegetarian is still welcomed.

  • Preparing the students for the higher level of education.
  • Teaching and learning activities.
  • Sports, art and music activities.
  • Develop self-interest of the students.


No piercings on face, no visible tattoos, common hair style (no colorful, dreadlock) . The volunteer should love to work with children, be open minded, mature, respectful of local customs, tolerant, creative, flexible and patient. He/she must be confident and independent especially in motivating the students to speak up and be active in practicing conversation. He/she must not have any criminal record in his/her home country or in another country. It is strictly prohibited to posses narcotics, marijuana, opium, stimulants or other drugs. No vegan (strict vegetarian) , but flexible vegetarian is still welcomed.

The volunteer is very welcome to create new idea and method to teach the children especially English such as bringing English book on how to teach.

How to get there?
Terminal: Semarang / Ahmad Yani Intl. Airport
International Airport: Semarang / Ahmad Yani Intl. Airport
Domestic Airport: Semarang / Ahmad Yani Intl. Airport


6 months - 1,400.00 EUR

12 months - 2,500.00 EUR