Madrasah (Arabic language) simply mean
s the same as school does in English language, whether private, public for any primary or secondary school such as Madrasah Ibtidaiyah/MI (elementary school ./ 6-12 years old), Madrasah Tsanawiyah/MTs (Junior High / 13 – 15 years old) and Madrasah Aliyah/MA (Senior High / 16 – 17 years old). Madrasah have played a major role in Indonesia. They emphasise cores values of sincerity, simplicity, individual autonomy, solidarity and self control. Most of madrasah provide low cost education for Indonesian citizens, as mostly the students coming from low to medium economic family background. The students attend formal school like any other students outside of madrasah and they learn general subjects (science, sport, English, social etc). In the madrasah the students are also emphasized to study more Koran and about Islam. The madrasah has possible components such as traditional religious education, vocational skills training and character development. The project sites will be in MI, MTs and MA which are located mostly in rural area in Central and East Java.
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.
The volunteer can choose of the madrasah’s level based on their interest. Those madrasah mostly previously used to receive volunteers. The main activities incude formal and non-formal English conversation activities; interactive learning activities with students, education, and to get better understanding about Islam.
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
1st 4 weeks or 1month Euro 400 extra week Euro 75 per week