Corto plazo
GREAT-STV1903 INDONESIA Pekalongan, Central Java Corto Plazo 20/06/2019 03/07/2019


Planting Mangrove and learn other aspects of Mangrove: social, economic, nature. 



  Mangrove for Java is a project targeting endangers villages or area located in coastal cities and regencies in Java Island. This project is a sustainable project organized by GREAT in cooperation with local fisher and farmer communities since 2015 to answering the needs of preserving the coastal side of Java Island. Java coastal area is one of the directed affected by global climate change among many of islands in the world. The project is preserving natural diversity and sea shore from the erosion because of significantly mangrove cutting in the 70’s-80s along with strong waves from the ocean. Previous workcamps Mangrove for Java Pekalongan can be viewed here.  



1. To support the local initiatives of local fisher and farmer communities in protecting the sea shore by planting and seedling mangroves.  2. To increase the awareness of the other local people and children to protect do sustainable action of environment protection, in coastal area in Java Island 



Planting mangrove and other trees in beach, sharing about environment education to local people and children, conducting school visits and universities for environment education, running a green campaign in city centre, and learnig to process the mangrove fruits to be snacks or foods and promoting it.    


Accommodation & meal arrangement 

House of local people.  Volunteers will share together sleeping space separately between females and males. No bed. Need sleeping bag. Sharing bathroom. Self cooking by the volunteers. Volunteers will make common rules, daily cooking team, cleaning team and washing team and any additional needs together for their collective living group. 


Study Theme 

Mangrove issue in Pekalongan with Pekalongan Mangrove Information Center 



Strong motivation and interest in environment conservation especially tropical - coastal area. 


Location & Leisure 

Pekalongan City, Central Java, Indonesia. Batik City rich of culture.   


Meeting Point 

Pekalongan Train Station at arrival hall , Central Java, Indonesia, at starting date, at 12.00 midday, Contact Area Manager Pekalongan (Mr) M.Baihaqi at +62 81578794443; Contact Incoming Staff at incoming.stv@greatindonesia.org 



Mangrove for Java/ STV1903/ 15 IDR 3.700.000 for volunteers from country with GDP > 10.000  IDR 3.000.000 for  volunteers from country with GDP < 10.000  



Nearest Terminal 

 Ahmad Yani International Airport Semarang, IATA Code SRG. ( 30 minutes from Semarang Poncol Train Station).   Soekarno Hatta International Airport Jakarta, IATA Code CGK (4 hours from Jakarta Gambir or Jakarta Pasar Senen Train Station) 



Weather can be up to 40 degree Celsius with 80% humidity. Less hygiene condition.