About the local hosting organizationPekalongan is the city near Semarang, two hours by bus or one half hour by train to the west side. This project site consists of 3 different project areas with 3 different characters. Pasirsari. The children in Pasirsari are interested in additional education after school. Volunteering activity can use a public learning center house in Pasirsari. Bugisan. The children in Bugisan are more interested in art, drawing, and handicraft things, and normally they love to do the activity near the street. Volunteering activity can use a public learning spot near by the area or outdoor activities. Poncol.The children in Poncol are interested in art and non-formal education In line with the project.
About the volunteer work1. Organize interesting creative activities to motivate the children to keep continue their study or go back to school; 2. Organize various skill development activities; 3. Give additional lesson to support children education; 4. Raise awareness children’s personal hygiene like washing hand, brushing teeth, etc. 5. Find possible activities together with the local volunteers
Local accommodationVolunteers will stay in a sharing house with other volunteers at Pekalongan volunteer house. Fridge is available. Volunteer must take care of their own meals and cover personal expenses
About the project locationPekalongan City, Central Java, Indonesia.
RequirementsVolunteer has to bear their own personal needs such as medicine, leisure time, visa matters, and free day trip. This project is not available on June due to Ramadhan month
Extra info about the projectVolunteers are expected to be open minded, flexible, independent and creative to join this project. To have strong self-initiative and self-motivation to decide the activities fit to their skills, interest, and experience.