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ID-PKB 12.1809 INDONESIA INDONESIA Archaeology / Cultural heritage / Study, discussion, research 20/03/2018 02/04/2018

Borobudur Village Camp

This project is part of the SCI North South Programmes. Volunteers should be 20 years old, have previous volunteering experience and take part in the Preparation Workshops organised by their sending branch. More details from your sending branch.

Country: Indonesia

Start Date: 20 Mar 2018

End Date: 02 Apr 2018

Topic: 12: Art, culture and local history

Work Types: Archaeology / Cultural heritage / Study, discussion, research

International age: 18 - 99

Extra fee to be paid in the hosting country: 2750000.00 Indonesian Rupiah

Purpose of extra costs:

covering foods, local transport, accommodation, administration cost, material for the camps, T-shirt, contribution to IIWC management, and IIWC certificate of participation. Volunteers are requested to bear their own health and travel insurance. . Please keep it in your mind that all personal expenses and free day expenses are excluded

Required Language: English

Description: Borobudur Village Heritage Project located nearby the Borobudur Temple Compound. The Borobudur Temple Compounds is the greatest Buddhist temple in the world. Nominated as one of World Heritage List, The Borobudur Compounds has the most complete Buddhist relief. In a year, there are approximately 2.9 million people came to see and learn Borobudur Temple Compound history and philosophy. Even so, people living nearby the sites were sees Borobudur only as a tourist attraction. Local community, who supposed to be the first guard line on sustainability preservation activity, mostly works as vendor in Borobudur Temple Compound. Starting in 2016, collaborated with local community and stakeholder, we want to raise awareness of local people to be more involved in preserving their own cultural site.

Type of Work: Create fun atmosphere for kids in village to studying Borobudur Temple Compound and the history of it by storytelling, games, drawing, etc. Create creative media to promote local heritage, raising awareness local people about their heritage by campaign, either a cross cultural understanding class.

Accommodation: Volunteer house will be provided by local community with shared toilet and bathroom, sleeping bag and mattress needed, and self-cooking.

Language: English should be spoken among participants, but please kindly learn some Indonesian words to interact with local people

Requirements: Participation fee of this Projects is IDR 2.750.000 ,should be paid upon arrival. It is usually after orientation session from IIWC staff or Camp Leader.

Approximate Location: Karanganyar Village Borobudur, Magelang Regency. Central Java, Indonesia

Organization Description: IIWC (Indonesian International Work Camp) is one of PKBI (Eng: Indonesia Planned Parenthood Association) program who deal with IVS movement since 1999.