Program Details

Pesantren Project


  • Start Date 2017-01-01
  • End Date: 2017-12-31

  • Location: Balekambang Jepara & Gunungpati Village, Central Java.

Pesantren or Pondok Pesantrens are Islamic boarding schools in Indonesia. The pesantren education system originated from traditional Javanese dormitories to learn religious philosophies. Pesantren have played a major role over the centuries. They emphasise cores values of sincerity, simplicity, individual autonomy, solidarity and self-control. Young men and women are separated from their families, which contributes to a sense of individual commitment to the faith and close bonding to a teacher. Most of pesantren provide to Indonesian citizens dormitory living at low or no cost for the students. The students start activities early morning prayer then ended the evening with a study group in the dormitory. During the day, the students attend formal school like any other students outside of pesantren (science, sport, English etc). In the late afternoon and evening they have to attend religious studies.


Accomodation:

The accommodation and food will be provided by a local host. The volunteer will stay in the dormitory or host family (to be confirmed). Facilities are simple and Indonesian style (no hot water, no internet, and no washing machine).

Three main meals a day will be provided by the host family or at dormitory – simple basic Indonesian food, rice, tapioca/cassava, fish, vegetables, etc.


Activities:

The pesantren has possible components such as traditional religious education, vocational skills training and character development. The project sites will be in Pesantren Roudlotul Mubtadiin Jepara & Pesantren Al Madani Gunungpati, both are located in rural area. Those pesantren previously used to receive long term volunteers from Europe. The main activities incude formal and non-formal English conversation activities; interactive learning activities with students, education, and to get better understanding about Islam.

 


Requirement:

The volunteer should be open-minded, tolerant, creative, flexible, patient, respect the local customs and local’s rule, sharing , special drive for adolescent and youngsters, willing to accept basic living condition in the project site, and be confidence.


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


Others:

1st 4 weeks or 1 month Euro 400 extra week Euro 75 per week