Pemalang Edu Camp
Description: Pemalang is one of regency on north coast of Central Java province in Indonesia. The northern part of the regency is lowland, while the southern part is mountainous, with the peak of Mount Slamet, the highest mountain in Central Java. People living in this area mainly work as farmer, seller, teacher, but most of them are choose to work in big city or even abroad. A group of young people living in one of the village, so called LiterasiKampung (Village Literacy – Eng) initiates a movement to maximize local potential trough literacy. Literacy determined as ability to read, write, speak and listen in a way that allows people to communicate effectively. It is fully essential to social and human development in its ability to transform lives.
Type of Work: Create fun atmosphere for kids to learn in Library by storytelling, games, drawing, etc. School campaign about the importance of literacy, or other local issue. Volunteer also will help kids learn English, and world culture.
(1) Pemalang Village Library; provide a shelter for kids to read book that donated by people from all over Indonesia. (2) Mobile-Library; bring books to children living in remote area nearby camp site (3) Raising local involvement in education; open discussion, public campaign trough community visit, cultural exchange.
Study Theme: make a small group to make a informal discussion about how to promote the library and make the kids wants to read, while participant learn about other participants culture
Accommodation: Volunteer house will be provided by local community with shared toilet and bathroom, sleeping bag and mattress needed, and self-cooking.
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: The work camp will be held in Banyumudal Village, Pemalang Regency, Central Java, Indonesia.