Pekalongan Happy Children 2
Description: Pekalongan is 100 km from Semarang. It is about two hours by bus or one and half hour by train to the west. This project site consists of 2 different project areas with 2 different characters. Pasirsari. The children in Pasirsari are interested in educational activities after school. Thereare approximately 10 until 50 children and the amount is changing at any time. The age of the children starts from 5 – 18 years old. Volunteering activity will be in public learning center in Pasirsari. Bugisan. Bugisan is a slum area on the river bank.Theare around 10 children joining the activities daily. They are cute and they are shy when they meet new people. The children love to have games or other fun learning methods prepared by volunteers and they like to do activities near the street.
Type of Work: Volunteers’ work will be :
- Organizing interesting-creative activities to motivate the children to keep continue their study or go back to school;
- Organizing various skill development activities, such as ( Painting, drawing,etc);
- Giving additional lesson to support children education, such as ( English lesson,etc)
- Raising awareness of children’s personal hygiene like washing hand, brushing teeth, etc. Note: 25 to 40 hours/week. Sometimes the volunteers are needed to support GREAT to do other voluntary action during the weekends.
Study Theme: Kids, Education, Social
Accommodation: Pekalongan volunteer house.Volunteers will stay in a shared house with other volunteers. Fridge is available. Volunteers must take care of their own meals as group.
Language: English with other volunteers. Bahasa Indonesia and Javanese language with locals.
Requirements: Strong motivation and interest in non formal learning methods for kids
Approximate Location: Pekalongan City, Central Java, Indonesia. Batik City rich of culture.
Notes: Weather can be up to 40 degree Celsius with 80% humidity. Less hygiene condition.