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. There are 47 children living in this orphanage, 6 children are under five years old, 12 children are in the kindergarten, 21 are in primary school, and the 8 children are in the junior high – college students. Bahtera Kasih Orphanage is located in almost rural area surrounded by teak forest, in a small village in the suburban of Semarang City (15 kilometers from the city center). This orphanage also has a kindergarten named Benih Bagi Bangsa. This kindergarten is available for public, especially for the local peoplein this village.
About the volunteer work- Introducing English to the children in kindergarten and toddler age through creative method (singing, games, dancing, sports, and music). - Supporting the children in primary – junior high school to learn English as their tutor. - Assisting the children in doing their homework and studying during the exam week. - Supporting the children and orphanage caretakers on cleaning the orphanage and cooking for orphans meals - Having various fun activities with the children. - Assisting the nurse to take care of the babies. - Supporting the foundation in character building of the children through sharing values of the foundation which is Christianity through storytelling and songs in English
Local accommodationStay together with the children in the orphanage, shared room and shared bathroom.
About the project locationMijen, Semarang sub-urban, Central Java, Indonesia
RequirementsVolunteers must bear their own expense during their free day, leisure time, and visa matters.
Extra info about the projectVolunteers are recommended strongly to wake up early morning at 5 a.m to support preparing the morning pray for the kids