Megalithic Village Camp I
Description: A Megalithic Village Heritage Project is located in Prai Ijing Village of Sumba Island. Prai Ijing Village is a traditional village, where you can find traditional houses. In this village, we can find the uniqueness of the house with the structure of the building. The village has many stories and tradition that the local people still apply it However, the village needs more to set up the infrastructure and the community needs to manage their village to be clean as well. Also, since many visitors are foreigner, the local could not explain the beauty of their culture in English.
Type of Work: Volunteers will help the local people to manage their village by fixing and set up the village in order the village will look more beautiful and also the volunteers will help to provide information about the local culture to the tourist who come to visit the village. The volunteers also will teach English the local so that the local can explain about Sumba culture to the visitors who come to visit to this traditional village.
Accommodation: The volunteers will stay in a traditional house together with local people with a shared toilet and bathroom.
Requirements: We do expecting that volunteers are open minded, tolerant, respect the local custom and culture, love to learn and share.
Approximate Location: Kota Waikabubak Municipality, West Sumba Regency.
Notes: The project site has many touristic place to visit like traditional building and beutiful scenery. During leisure time, volunteers can also visit some communities who do daily routine like weaving, making traditional food and riding horse. During two weeks project, there will be one day free for all participants to have several activities like sight seeing, relaxing, or doing some trip. You can visit some touristic places nearby the project site during free day such as Danau Waekuri, a beautiful fund in Sumba, the project also nearby Mbawana beach a beautiful white sand beach and Tanjung Mahera a beautiful cape in Sumba