Toraja Heritage Camp
Description: Toraja is a sacred cultural ethnic located in Tana Toraja or Toraja land in South Sulawesi. It is famous for burial/ funeral ceremony as huge part of the culture. Toraja is listed as one of UNESCO World Heritage tentative list. Tana Toraja sites located in remote area in Makale District. They do not have so much access on public facilities. The effort toward Toraja becomes listed in the World Heritage has been done by KRIS foundation since 2006 using the community based approach. However, inspired by the Young Guardian in Action project in Borobudur and convinced by the value of international volunteering service, KRIS Foundation is eager to host international volunteers to support its program to address the local people for world heritage awareness.
Type of Work: Create fun atmosphere for kids in village to studying Tana Toraja and the history of it by storytelling, games, drawing, etc. Create creative media to promote local heritage, raising awareness local people about their heritage by campaign, either a cross cultural understanding class.
Accommodation: Volunteer will stay with local community. Sleeping bag is needed, self cooking, self management, local transport may available as public transport.
Language: English should be spoken among participants, but please kindly learn some Indonesian words to interact with local people
Requirements: Participation fee of this Projects is IDR 3.000.000 ,should be paid upon arrival. It is usually after orientation session from IIWC staff or Camp Leader.
Approximate Location: Makale district, South Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Notes: Knowledge of history or world heritage site will be very helpful.
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