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LMTV 02 INDONESIA Pekalongan City, Central Java, Indonesia KIDS, EDU 01/09/2020 31/12/2020


LMTV 02 Pekalongan Happy Children

Every month


Min. Duration 2 months

Age: 18+


PROJECT: Volunteering with kids who is living in slum area in Pekalongan City.

BACKGROUND: Pekalongan is the city near Semarang, two hours by bus or one and half hour by train to the west side. This project site consists of 2 different project areas with 2 different characters.

Pasirsari. The children in Pasirsari are interested in educational activities after school. The are approximately 10 until 50 children and the amount is changing at any time. The age of the children starts from 5 – 18 years old. Volunteering activity will be in public learning center in Pasirsari.

Bugisan. Bugisan is a slum area on the river bank. There are around 10 children joining the activities daily. They are cute and they are shy  when they meet new people. The children love to have games or other fun learning methods prepared by volunteers and they like to do activities near the street. Volunteers can use public learning spot or outdoor activities.

AIMS:  To inspire and motivate the children to be more confident and active and dare to have dream.


1.    Organizing interesting-creative activities to motivate the children to keep continue their study or go back to school;

2.    Organizing various skill development activities, such as ( Painting, drawing,etc);

3.    Giving additional lesson to support children education, such as ( English lesson,etc)

4.    Raising awareness of children’s personal hygiene like washing hand, brushing teeth, etc.

Note: 25 to 40 hours/week. Sometimes the volunteers are needed to support GREAT to do other voluntary action during the weekends.

ACCOMODATION & MEAL ARRANGEMENT: Volunteers will stay in a sharing house with other volunteers at Pekalongan volunteer house. Fridge is available. Volunteer must take care of their own meals and cover personal expenses. Gas for cooking and water gallon are covered by donation from international volunteers and local volunteers (not covered by participation fee).

STUDY THEME: The local culture of Pekalongan and Batik as the Pekalongan uniqueness.

REQUIREMENT: Strong motivation and interest in non formal learning methods for kids and able to work alone.

LOCATION & LEISURE:  Pekalongan City, Central Java, Indonesia. Batik City rich of culture.  https://goo.gl/maps/iqHr8DZL86G2

MEETING POINT: Pekalongan Train Station at arrival hall , Central Java, Indonesia,  on volunteer’s arrival date, at 12.00 midday, Contact Area Manager Pekalongan (Mr) M.Baihaqi at +62 81578794443; Contact GREAT Staff at incoming.lmtv@greatindonesia.org

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


IDR 4.000.000for first month for volunteers from country with GDP > 10.000  &

IDR 3.700.000per month for the next months.

IDR 3.200.000for first month for volunteers from country with GDP < 10.000 &

IDR 2.800.000 per month for the next months.

NEAREST TERMINAL: Pekalongan Train Station, Central Java, Indonesia )

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