About the local hosting organizationRiver has important role for human life and civilization and very important for the balance of nature. Indonesian government has realized the importance to conserve the nature especially the river and initiate the special program through river school program in Woro Purba river in Klaten. This is the pilot program in Indonesia and even claimed as the first river school program in the world. The program itself will be focused on education for children with the main theme to conserve the nature and river. It aims to give knowledge for next generation the importance of the river in the nature in the future. With fully support from the government, local stakeholders and local people, it is a good chance for everyone from all over the world to take part in this remarkable program to contribute better ideas. During the program also volunteer will interact and live together with local people with its local wisdom of Javanese culture.
About the volunteer workThe volunteer will create interesting activity for children and propose the best idea for managing the river school which also related with environment conservation. They will be assisting local teacher in teaching English in the theme of environment especially river conservation. They also will have activity on the river such as cleaning the river from rubbish, planting tree, construct the facilities needed.
Local accommodationThe volunteers will be accommodated in local host family (basic conditions, sleeping bag and mat needed), where they will also receive food. Prefer no vegan (strict vegetarian)
About the project locationVisit the nearby world heritage sites and temples of Prambanan and/or Yogyakarta City.
RequirementsThe volunteers should accept all the rules and condition of the project. 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 4 people.
Extra info about the projectParticipant Fee: 260 € or 4.290.000 IDR/camp (flat rate 1€ : 16.500 IDR). It covers food, accommodation, materials and local transport during the project. The fee must be paid in CASH upon arrival. Failure of full payment upon arrival, the participant is not allowed to join the project for any reason.