About the local hosting organizationBahtera Kasih Orphanage is a Protestant Orphanage which concerns of religious education toward the children to always believe in God, life in holiness and righteousness. This orphanage focuses on educating the children to have Christ as their way of life. The orphanage provides shelter for 47 children living in here. Most of them are under 7 years old. It is located in a small village in the suburban of Semarang City (15 kilometers away from the city center) called Mijen. Located in the rural area surrounded by teak forest, this orphanage try to open a kindergarten named Garuda Jaya. This kindergarten is available for public, especially for the local people in this village. Celebrating Xmas with others who care is always the program of Bahtera Kasih Orphanage. Since last year, GREAT has been involved working hand in hand with the orphanage to organize a special Xmas event with GREAT of Semarang volunteers, our local group in Semarang city. This year, we are happy to open the chance for international volunteers to be part of the special event, share your ideas and happiness with children there
About the volunteer workTo organize Xmas event with the adult people in the orphanage, non formal education towards children.
Local accommodationBahtera Kasih orphanage in Semarang Sub-urban; sleeping bag and mosquito repellent are needed, cook together with the orphanage, shared bathroom
About the project locationMijen, Semarang Sub-Urban, Central Java, Indonesia
RequirementsVolunteer has to bear their own personal needs such as medicine, leisure time, visa matters, and free day trip.
Extra info about the projectBe patient when work with children. The target groups are the children and host-family of Bahtera Kasih orphanage, as well as local people surrounding.