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ID-PKB 11.1812 INDONESIA INDONESIA Agriculture / Environment / Work with children 18/07/2018 31/07/2018

Semarang Urban Farming 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: 18 Jul 2018

End Date: 31 Jul 2018

Topic: 11: Climate and sustainable lifestyle

Work Types: Agriculture / Environment / Work with children

International age: 18 - 99

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

Purpose of extra costs:

covering the foods, accommodation, local transport for project, IIWC T-shirt, police certificate, certificate of participation, management fee and material for the camps. 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

Spoken Language: English

Description: Semarang city is growing and becomes the 4th largest City in Indonesia. It has some slum area problem due the high of urbanization from sub urban city surround this city. GAMeS (Gerakan Ayo Menanam Sayur) ENG: Vegetable Planting Movement. Initiated a movement to optimize the usage of household waste and rising awareness toward society on environment protection in Semarang City. They face some problem on spread this spirit. For example lack of awareness on how important farming habit in urban live, and city live makes not so much time want to invest on participating the movement. But, for some couple years GAMeS engage cooperation with family empowerment program that most of the members are housewife in certain group. This group has the most possibility to join the movement.

Type of Work: Farming activities with urban communities, Verticultur tools making in GAMeS activity center, Life-in with local communities, Distributing 1000 vegetable seeds in city center during CFD (car free day/weekend), Edu-Farming program in some schools.

Accommodation: Volunteers will live with host family with shared toilet and bathroom, sleeping bag and mattress needed, self cooking.

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

Requirements: The participation fee payable upon arrival will IDR 2750000 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

Approximate Location: Borobudur Timur Street RT 04 RW 08 Kelurahan Kembangarum Kecamatan Semarang Barat Kota Semarang

Notes: You will participate in some local communities’ routines meeting or activities. There are living also many children surrounding your campsite, please be prepare some educative games, laugh and smiles.

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