About the local hosting organizationSemarang city is growing and becomes the 4th largest City in Indonesia. It has some slum area problem due the high of urbanization from sub urban city surround this city. GAMeS (Gerakan Ayo Menanam Sayur) ENG: Vegetable Planting Movement. Initiated a movement to optimize the usage of household waste and rising awareness toward society on environment protection in Semarang City. They face some problem o spread this spirit. For example lack of awareness on how important farming habit in urban live, and city live makes not so much time want to invest on participating the movement. But, for some couple years GAMeS engage cooperation with family empowerment program that most of the members are housewife in certain group. This group has the most possibility to join the movement.
About the volunteer workFarming activities with urban communities, Verticultur tools making in GAMeS activity center, Life-in with local communities, Distributing 1000 vegetable seeds in city center during CFD (car free day/weekend), Edu-Farming program in some schools.
Local accommodationVolunteers will live with host family with shared toilet and bathroom, sleeping bag and mattress needed, self cooking
About the project locationBorobudur Timur Street RT 04 RW 08 Kelurahan Kembangarum Kecamatan Semarang Barat Kota Semarang
Extra info about the projectYou will participate in some local communities' routines meeting or activities. There are living also many children surrounding your campsite, please be prepare some educative games, laugh and smiles.