About the local hosting organizationBorobudur Village Heritage Project located nearby the Borobudur Temple Compound. The Borobudur Temple Compounds is the greatest Buddhist temple in the world. Nominated as one of World Heritage List, The Borobudur Compounds has the most complete Buddhist relief. In a year, there are approximately 2.9 million people came to see and learn Borobudur Temple Compound history and philosophy. Even so, people living nearby the sites were sees Borobudur only as a tourist attraction. Local community, who supposed to be the first guard line on sustainability preservation activity, mostly works as vendor in Borobudur Temple Compound. Starting in 2016, collaborated with local community and stakeholder, we want to raise awareness of local people to be more involved in preserving their own cultural site. We believe that Borobudur Temple Compound should be preserved not only by visitor who come to Borobudur, but also people living nearby.
About the volunteer workCreate fun atmosphere for kids in village to studying Borobudur Temple Compound and the history of it by storytelling, games, drawing, etc. Create creative media to promote local heritage, raising awareness local people about their heritage by campaign, either a cross cultural understanding class.
Local accommodationVolunteer house will be provided by local community with shared toilet and bathroom, sleeping bag and mattress needed, and self-cooking.
About the project locationKaranganyar Village Borobudur, Magelang Regency. Central Java, Indonesia
Extra info about the projectBe ready with sun burnt and mosquitoes. Bring some ideas for creative campaign and your cultural learning spirit. You will amazed by the beautiful of the 'sunrise and sunset' spot, fresh air from the field rice and hill, and the lovable society. Local transportation will be using bike.