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LMTV 05 INDONESIA Suntenjaya Village, Bandung Region. ENVI, EDU 01/09/2020 31/12/2020

LMTV 05 Organic Farming &Environment Conservation

Every month

ENVI, EDU

Min. Duration 2 months

Age: 18+

 

PROJECT: Supporting local youth association – KarangTaruna on youth empowerment program on education, language, culture, and environment. A group from SVA Scotland, Glasgow University, did a workcamp in this project in 2016, which you can view here. In 2019 we dedicate this project as implementation of the the Role of IVS and Climate Justice of the project “Don’t just say it! Do it! Volunteering to Create a Network of Knowledge through Ecological & Sustainable Practice” coordinated by CCIVS.

BACKGROUND: BatuLoceng Sub-Village is part of Suntenjaya Village, Lembang Municipality, Bandung Regency. Most of the populations are living as coffee farmers, vegetables farmer, and dairy cow breeder. BatuLoceng village has beautiful natural scenery that became as a potential to become a tourism village. It has its own characteristic of nature, culture, traditional music and martial art. The aim of tourism village is to develop local potential such culture, local people, agriculture, environment, and local history. The participation of local people is the most important thing in developing the Ecotourism village.

AIMS:  

•    To support BatuLoceng as the sample of “towards EcoTourism Village”

•    To help the Compost Community in River Coservation Project

•    To educate local youth about organic farming

•    To increase the awareness of local people about their environment

•    To promote local potential such coffee plantation and local culture

•    To exchange culture between participants, local people, and local students

•    To spread out the idea of voluntary service and international workcamp among the local people

•    To support and help local community in managing the Ecotourism Village

WORK: There are  two activities, physical work (gardening, making compost and vermicompost, helping garbage management, cleaning the river) and non-physical work (language class, learn traditional music instrument, organize an environment educational workshop, making coffee, organize english class, recycling class and cultural class). Note: 25 to 40 hours/week. Sometimes the volunteers are needed during the weekend. Sometimes the volunteers are needed to support the local community and/or GREAT to do other voluntary action during the weekends.

ACCOMODATION: House of local people.  Volunteers will share together sleeping space separately between females and males. Sharing bathroom. Self cooking by the volunteers. Volunteers will make common rules & daily teams for their collective living group.

STUDY THEME: Ecofarming. Sunda culture.

REQUIREMENT: Strong motivation and interest in agriculture. Online interview will take place during the application process.

LOCATION & LEISURE:  Suntenjaya Village, Bandung Region. Village view.   https://goo.gl/maps/BcUzMwRK41P2 

MEETING POINT: Bandung Train Station North Gate on volunteer’s arrival date at 12.00 midday. Contact Bandung Staff (Mr) DeniIrawan at +62 821-7602-9017; Contact GREAT Staff at incoming.lmtv@greatindonesia.org 

LANGUAGE: English with other volunteers. Bahasa Indonesia with locals.

FEE: 

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: 

Husein Sastranegara International Airport Bandung, IATA Code BDO

SoekarnoHatta International Airport Jakarta, IATA Code CGK

REMARKS: Be ready with extreme changing weather and mosquitoes. 15-22 degree celscius.