Program Details

Slum Area Project


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

  • Location: Semarang, Central Java.

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).


Accomodation:

The accommodation and food will be provided by host project. The volunteer will stay at local host family. 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 – simple basic Indonesian food, rice, tapioca/cassava, fish, vegetables, etc.


Activities:

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.To assist local staffs & motivating the local children in the slum area to make effort in life and motivated them in having passion in life; To stimulate intercultural learning ; Better understanding about life under economical difficulties.


Requirement:

The volunteer should be open-minded; tolerant; creative; flexible; patient; respect the local customs and local’s rule; sharing ; special drive for children; 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