The project sites options are Marsudi Utami Project, Cabean Project etc. They are private non-profit kindergarten schools. The projects are located in low resources areas in Semarang suburb on the river side of Banjir Kanal Barat (which deals with floods 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 comes mainly from working in factories, collecting stones or sands from the river, scavengers (garbage pickers), etc. In the schools, there are extra activities for students such as making compost, making handicraft / souvenir and cooking lessons. The students sell their products to the churches, local community, and teachers from other schools etc.
The accommodation and food will be provided by host project. The volunteer will stay with a local host family. 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.
Education, assisting the local staffs through teaching and entertaining activities for children and students.
No piercing on face, no visible tattoo, common hair style (not colourful, dreadlocks, Rasta, etc.). The volunteer should be open-minded, tolerant, creative, sharing, flexible and patient. He/she must respect the local customs and rules. He/ she must be skilled handling adolescent and youngsters. He/she must be willing to accept basic living conditions in the project site, and be confident. He/she must not have any criminal records in his/her home country or in another country. If the volunteer is placed in a kindergarten or elementary school, he/she should submit and additional certificate of good conduct from the police. It is strictly prohibited to possess narcotics, marijuana, opium, stimulants or other drugs. No vegan (strict vegetarian), but flexible vegetarian is still welcomed.
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