About the local hosting organizationICYE Indonésie
About the volunteer workThe village concern on owl (tyto alba) conservation as they see the importance and benefit of protecting owls for the village. The village is surrounded by rice and corn fields as the local villagers are mostly farmers. In the past the villagers always failed in harvesting the crops because damaged by the rats and other insects. They were thinking how to overcome the problem by finding environmental solution. They finally found environmental method by using the owls to protect the crops. They breed the owls and built many owl's houses (nests) on the fields surround the village. The village becoming national models which implements environmental solution for the crops and used to get visit from many formal or informal institution who would like to study visit about the system of owl's protection. They used to get visit as well from international institution which concern on environment. The volunteer will help the local owl's protection committee in taking cares the owls as well as working together with the local farmers. The village has schools and they need international volunteer for learning basic English and sharing new culture and knowledge to the local children. Teaching the local children about the importance of environmental and animal protection. Another task of the volunteer is teaching the owl's protection committee learning basic English for conversation because they want to practice more as they used to have foreign guests who learn owl's protection.
Local accommodationThe accommodation and food is provided by a local host family. The volunteer will share his/her room and the other facilities with other host family members. Facilities are simple and Indonesian style (no hot water, no internet, and no washing machine). Simple basic Indonesian food, rice, tapioca/cassava, fish, vegetables, etc provided by the local hostfamily
About the project locationThe project site will take place at Tlogoweru Village which is located in Demak Regency in Central Java.
Extra info about the projectVolontariat de 4 à 8 semaines; frais supplémentaires de 400€ pour le 1er mois, puis 75€ par semaine. Placement individuel, programme ouvert toute l'année