KOK SAI Community Learning Centre
Description: Join an active community of South Thailand and support them in their activities:take care of the natural resources, community health and well-being, local wisdom and traditions, local careers and Muslim customs. It will be the first cooperation with International volunteers for this village. Volunteers will help to make a small dam, English activities with the kids, organic farming...
Type of Work: ACTIVITIES: • 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 (see infosheet for more details)
Study Theme: AIMS OF PROJECT • 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: Kok Sai village, Kongra district, Phattalung province, Southern Thailand
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