Description: Gedongsongo is one of national heritage in Central Java. There are 9 temples in the areas and the temples should be very interesting places to have vacation. Environment condition, socio economic background, sanitation and hygiene of the local people need to be improved. Most of the local people are earning money from the vegetables garden that they don’t have, renting carpets and umbrella for visitors, selling drinks and snacks around the temple, horsemen, toilet rent, and hostel rent. for the villagers themselves, they have less education about reproductive health, in concern of the ideal marriage which starts very early. In the weekends, the temples area are full of people and they have bad habits ; littering and make scars on the temple
Type of Work: Mainly will work in changing behavior activities of the visitors toward their environment, organizing educative games for local children, and school visits or universities. There will be also physical work such as campaign, cleaning the temples, teenagers mediation and mentoring, etc.
Study Theme: Based on the last work camp evaluation, the volunteers will do the follow up of activities; education and sharing knowledge on environment, garbage management, cultural and heritage activities, education about reproductive health, and also community service.
Accommodation: Host family, sleeping bag or and mattress needed, self cooking, and self managing.
Language: English should be spoken among participants, but please kindly learn some Indonesian words to interact with local people.
Requirements: The participation fee payable upon arrival will 165 EURO covering foods, local transport, accommodation, administration cost, material for the camps, T-shirt, contribution to IIWC management, and IIWC certificate of participation. Volunteers are requested to bear their own health and travel insurance. . Please keep it in your mind that all personal expenses and free day expenses are excluded
Approximate Location: Candi Village Gedongsongo Ambarawa Central Java Indonesia. The volunteers can see the breath taken view from the top of the hill in Gedongsongo. The air is so fresh and the nature is still so pure for a relaxing day
Notes: please bring any idea about creative campaigns for visitors. Be very creative for non formal education, games and other activities for the children. Do remember to bring sun block and warm clothes since it will be quite sunny in the day time and very cold at night.
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