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DJ-2311 INDONESIA LAMPUNG... ANIM 08/01/2024 16/01/2024

ELEPHANT CONSERVATION | DJ-2311 | 2024-01-08 - 2024-01-16 | ANIM | Age: 18 - 35

Currently the conflict between elephants and human are rising because they have less area to live. Elephants are being squeezed into smaller area, since the local farmer plant the crops and elephants like to destroy and eat them. As a result, the elephants frequently raid and destroy the crops which will cause a conflict between human and elephant. Due to this reason, local government and organization which concerns about the wild life are working together to save or conserve the elephants and reduce the conflict. This project aiming to assist local governmental office named Way Kambas National Park which located in Elephant Conservation Centre to conserve the sanctuary.

Work: Volunteer will help local mahout (a person who takes care and train an elephant) daily to take care the elephant starting from bathing/showering, feeding, health checking and grassing the elephant. One local mahout will be accompanied by one volunteer in doing his daily job.Study theme: The volunteers could learn about the animal s life and how local people take care of and handle the conservation.

Accomodation and food: The volunteers will be accommodated in Elephant Conservation Centre / kind of dormitory (basic conditions, sleeping bag and mat needed). Food will be provided with catering service. Also the volunteers will stay at the homestay in the village nearby the conservation center. Prefer no vegan (strict vegetarian)

Location: LAMPUNG

Location and Leisure: Elephant Conservation Center, Way Kambas National Park, Lampung province, Sumatera Island. During free time, the volunteers will have opportunity to enjoy exciting attraction in Lampung such as beach, home industry, traditional market and fruit plantation.

Airport: TKG

Train/Bus station: Lampung

Requirements: As the participants will stay and live in the area of PKG and BTNWK, then everybody should be open minded, understand and accept the way of local mahout in taking care of the elephants and MUST follow all the project regulations without any exceptions. The volunteer accept all the rules and condition of the project which listed on the preliminary information of the workcamp (attached). Volunteer is recommended NOT to buy flight ticket at least 2 months before the project start, to avoid the cancellation of the project due to lack of participant, please contact and confirm again to the organization for last update information. The project will be run ONLY if the minimum participants are 5 people.

Panjangan Asri Blok M 7, Jl. Bukit Raya, Manyaran, Kec. Semarang Barat, Kota Semarang, Jawa Tengah 50147

Language: eng,eng

Extra Fee: 400 EUR

400 euro or 6.800.000 IDR/participant (flat rate 1euro: 17.000 IDR). It covers food, accommodation, materials and local transport during the project.