Baan Koksai Community Learning Centre
Description: Koksai is a small Muslim village of Pattalung province, South Thailand. The community has got a strong leader and involvement of senior citizens, children and youth as they pay attention and have their participation to the community activities. The local people formed a few groups to take care of the natural resources, community health and well-being, local wisdoms and traditions, local careers and Muslim customs. The community leader has got a vision to manage local resource and cooperate with the government sectors, as well as carrying out religious leader role. All these elements have made the community active and the community members always involve in all activities
Type of Work: - Making a small dam in Koksai-Namnoi canal - Water resource observation activity, learning about water resource at Manorah Waterfalls - Rubbish management campaign - Making community map and seasonal map - Organic farming activity - Creative English teaching for communication and cultural exchange
Study Theme: - Having the international voluntary work camp to increase public participation and community involvement in community activities - Increase unity and strengthen relationship among the villagers and volunteers while learning about local lifestyle - Increase awareness towards local natural resources among children and youth, and learn to preserve or take better care of the resources - Gaining more ideas for future community learning center in Koksai Community - Cultural diversity learning
Accommodation: Accommodation for male and female are separated. Boys to stay in a school building and girls to stay with host families.
Language: Obviously everyone in Baan Koksai speaks Thai. Studying Thai culture and practicing basic Thai language prior to arrival would be suggested. Please not be anxious about it. Remember, it is often possible and a lot of fun communicating with others without speaking the same language.
Requirements: • Volunteers should have positive motivation and being open minded (respect and willingness to understand other cultures and backgrounds). • Living conditions will be in Thai style (willingness to adapt and enjoy simple conditions of living). • Willingness to work and live together, build friendship with local people and other volunteers, let's try to make this world a nicer place to live in!!
Approximate Location: Baan Kok Sai, Kong Ra district, Pattalung province, South Thailand
82 Projects available today!
“Change Created by Youth for Youth”
02 Jul 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
Read more ...
We have 259 guests and 2 members online