Corto plazo
GREAT-STV1912 INDONESIA Blora, Central Java Corto Plazo 30/08/2019 12/09/2019

In collaboration with Blora Public Library, volunteers are expected to bring up creative activities to be performed in front of students of age 6-12, 13-15, and 16-18. This will be integrated with the annual mobile library program and special book fair in the town under the coordination of Blora Public Library. Previous Blora workcamp can be viewed here. 

Blora is a small town located in the eastern part of Central Java Province-Indonesia. It is also the hometown of noble candidate author Pramudya Ananta Toer which one of his worldwide book The Earth of Mankind has been translated in 33 languages. This small town is quite rural since it takes at least 4 hour by bus from Semarang city. This condition results limited access for Bloranese students for having opportunity to meet people from different cultures as part of global education. Some of GREAT volunteers are from this small town. Having strong motivation to open access for rural children to global education in non formal education approach and as IVS activists in Indonesia, they are eager to multiply the impact of international workcamp in their lovely little hometown. One public library of Blora welcome this initiative. Therefore this workcamp is designed to promote reading habit in the town. 

To promote reading habit to local students in Blora 

Volunteers are to work in team to create special performances to deliver message “I Love Reading”. Join cultural night, Discussion, cooking session. Prepare yourself with facts about your origin culture and country to be shared with target groups. 

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 teams for their collective living group. Water is limited in August – Sept in Blora, be ready for lack of  

Study Theme 
Local cultures and traditions of Blora people 

Strong motivation and interest in literacy & non formal learning methods for kids  

Location & Leisure 
Blora region, Central Java, Indonesia. Blora is endemic teak forest. Volunteers can visit the childhood home of Pramudya Ananta Toer. https://goo.gl/maps/9Ud5LngZ1vJ2  

Meeting Point 
GREAT Volunteer House Semarang at Jl. Kedondong Dalam V No.14, Central Lamper 50248 Semarang , Central Java, Indonesia, on the starting date, at 12.00 (midday), Contact Incoming Staff at incoming.stv@greatindonesia.org  

English with other volunteers. Bahasa Indonesia and Javanese language with locals. 

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.