FOREST COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT 2017
Volontariat de 4 à 16 semaines; frais supplémentaires de 400€ pour le 1er mois, puis 75€ par semaine. Placement individuel, programme ouvert toute l'année
- Code : IDN-53/2017
- Dispo : 3M / 2F (Total Part 5)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
Most of the time community forest villages have several problems in education. There are several reasons such as lack of educational service nearby, bad road situation, poverty, parents´ encouragement for female children to marry in the early age, and lack of understanding of the importance of education. This boarding school was established in order to eradicate those obstacles. Furthermore, this project site is aimed to build sense of leadership toward the student. Their wish is that the graduates are able to be agents of change for contributing to the development of their villages. This educational service is aimed for children from disadvantage family who lives in the forest villages. Main Activities: Formal and non formal education activities; Entertainment activities for students; Cultural understanding; Better understanding about forest community; Take a part in the forest prevention and development; The formal lessons are given in the morning until afternoon. Teaching activities in entrepreneurship, leadership and cultural are given after formal classes. Participative learning is one of their educational methods. The role of the volunteers will be: To assist local teachers in classes; Organizing basic English conversation; Helping in computer classes to use Microsoft office program for developing the community’s blog; Helping teachers in giving training; To motivate the students in studying; To organize activities that will enrich the life skills of the students; To get involved in other various activities at project site like gardening, forest protection and other environmental activities.
The accommodation and food will be provided by a local host. The volunteer will stay in the dormitory with the students. Facilities are simple and Indonesian style (no hot water, no internet, and no washing machine).
Banyumas Regency, Central Java. The project site is a boarding school named “Mbangun Desa” which was initiated by the forest community which is located in Ketenger Village in the rural area of Banyumas regency. Ketenger is nearby Baturaden forest. It includes group of Slamet mountain forest. It has fresh air. There are some natural tourism spot spread around the village such as hot spring, waterfall, dam etc. Most of local people are working as farmers.
The expected profile for a volunteer in this kind of centre contains a sum of characteristics: Open-minded; Tolerant; Creative; Flexible; Patient; Respect the local customs and local’s rule; Sharing; Special drive for adolescent and youngsters; Willing to accept basic living condition in the project site; Confidence; Contribute in developing the community.