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DJMTV – 1911 INDONESIA Semarang City, Central Java POVERTY/EDU 08/04/2019 01/04/2020

DJMTV – 1911      APRIL 19 – APRIL 20            SLUM AREA PROJECT                          POVERTY/EDU                       VOL 1

Background:The project sites options are Marsudi Utami Project, Cabean Project etc. They are private non-profit kindergarten school. The project are located in crowded and slum area in Semarang suburb on the river side of Banjir Kanal Barat which always deals with river flood every year. The school serves the children from the local community and helps the disadvantaged families who cannot afford to send their children to school. The main income of the villagers are from various sectors such working in factories, collecting stones or sands from river, scavengers (garbage pickers). In the schools, there are extra activities for students such as making compost, making handicraft / souvenir and cooking lesson. Then the students sell the stuffs to the churches, local community, and teachers from other schools etc.

Work: The role of the volunteer will be assisting local teacher in holding simple English subject as foreign language, playing with the kids, organizing event with the teachers, sharing and educating about the hygiene, assisting kids in doing extracurricular (cooking, making handicraft etc). Intercultural learning in the form of dialogue, music and games could give the student better understanding to learn about another culture from other country. 

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 Semarang city, Samp Poo Kong Chinese Temple, LawangSewu Building and GedongSongo Hindus Temples. 

Accommodation: The accommodation and food is provided by a local host family. The volunteer will share his/her room and the other facilities with other host family members. Facilities are simple and Indonesian style (no hot water, no washing machine).  No vegan (strict vegetarian), flexible vegetarian is still welcomed.

Location:  Semarang City, 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 Requirement:  No piercing on face, no visible tattoo, common hair style (no colorful, dreadlock) and never found guilty in a criminal case in home country or in another country. The volunteer should love to work with kids, children, open minded, be mature, respectful of local customs, tolerant, creative, flexible and sign the agreement. 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.