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DJMTV – 2006 INDONESIA Java Island POVERTY/EDU 01/07/2020 01/04/2021


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.

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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 will be provided by a local host family or at dormitory(to be
confirmed). The volunteer may have own or sharing room and the other facilities with other host family members.
Facilities are simple and Indonesian style (no hot water, no washing machine).
Location: Java Island
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)