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DJMTV – 1908 INDONESIA Central Java EDU/CULT 08/04/2019 01/04/2020

DJMTV – 1908      APRIL 19 – APRIL 20            PESANTREN PROJECT                          EDU/CULT                                1 VOL

Background: Pesantren or Pondok Pesantren is Islamic boarding schools in Indonesia. The pesantren education system originated from traditional Javanese dormitories to learn religious philosophies. Pesantren have played a major role over the centuries. They emphasise cores values of sincerity, simplicity, individual autonomy, solidarity and self-control. Young men and women are separated from their families, which contributes to a sense of individual commitment to the faith and close bonding to a teacher. Most of pesantren provide to Indonesian citizens dormitory living at low or no cost for the students. The students start activities early morning prayer then ended the evening with a study group in the dormitory. During the day, the students attend formal school like any other students outside of pesantren (science, sport, English etc). In the late afternoon and evening they have to attend religious studies. The pesantren has possible components such as traditional religious education, vocational skills training and character development.  By doing so, the volunteers will have better understanding about what is Islam.

Work: The role of the volunteers will be assisting local teacher in classes like organizing Basic English conversation, helping teacher in giving training; to motivate the students in studying; to organize activities that will enrich the life skill of the students; to get involve in other various activities at project site.

Study Theme:The volunteers will be introduced to the Indonesian culture and customs in general, with a special focus on the local particularities. Some cultural visits are also foreseen.

Leisure Time:During free time, the volunteers will have the chance to visit tourism places nearby project sites.

Accommodation:The accommodation and food will be provided by a local host. The volunteer will stay in the dormitory or host family (to be confirmed). Facilities are simple and Indonesian style (no hot water, no washing machine). No vegan (strict vegetarian), flexible vegetarian is still welcomed.

Location: Central Java

Terminal of arrival: Semarang Airport, railway station (Volunteer is NOT ALLOWED to buy flight ticket before getting the visa and get confirmation from the host organization)

Special Requirements:  No piercing on face, no visible tattoo, common hair style (no colorful, dreadlock). The volunteer should love to work with teenagers, open minded, be mature, respectful of local customs, tolerant, creative, flexible and sign the agreement. Never found guilty in a criminal case in home country or in another country. Pay extra fee partially for every visa extension at local immigration office if stay offer 8 weeks. Intake condition and restriction:No intake on Fridays and during Ramadhan; arrival should be on MONDAY; no pick up during weekend; pick-up between 08.00 AM to 09.00 PM, no pick up after 09.00 PM.Volunteer should hold Visa (Social Visit Visa type 211) before entering Indonesia.

Participant Fee: 320 € or IDR 5.440.000/month (additional cost per week 70 Euro/week/person or IDR 1.190.000)

Visa Information:

Volunteer should adjust your flight duration according to the days of your stay as below to avoid any problem with the immigration.

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Duration of stay

Description

Cost

Remark

1

4 weeks (28 days)

No visa extension

-         

 

2

5 – 8 weeks (35 – 56 days)

No visa extension

 

 

3

3 months (86  days)

1 time visa ext

40 Euro

Pay in Cash

4

4 months (116 days)

2 times visa ext

80 Euro

Pay in Cash

5

5 months (146 days)

3 times visa ext

120 Euro

Pay in Cash

6

6 months (176 days)

4 times visa ext

160 Euro

Pay in Cash

After 6 months the volunteer MUST LEAVE the country to apply new visa again at Indonesian Embassy in the nearest country for example in Singapore. For those who will stay over 6 months then entering Indonesian again and repeating the same procedure as above as well as add more the additional visa extension cost.  Volunteer must cover the cost of international flights, accommodation and other personal expenses during stay abroad for applying new visa.