Gedongsongo Camp I
Description: Background: Gedongsongo is one of national heritage situated in Central Java. There are 5 temples in the areas and the temples and became an attractive place for holiday, especially for regional tourist. This temple also surrounding by many intangible heritage such as dance, music, and festival that should support on the temple preservation matters. But still the environment awareness, socio economic background, sanitation and hygiene of the local people need to be improved. Most of the locals are earning money from the vegetables garden. The limitation of environmental friendly awareness from the local visitor as well as the sellers, this situation left many garbage in the temple area. The increasing number of visitor each year also contributed vandalism at the temple
Type of Work: Mainly will work with local people toward their environment such as recycle garbage, introducing personal hygiene related to the environment condition, organizing additional English lesson and school visit, and playing games with children. There will be also possibilities on physical work such as cleaning the temple, renovating school, planting trees, gardening, or making sign board/garbage bin there will be also a class fro Javanese culture like traditional dancing will be arranged.
Accommodation: Volunteers will stay with host family with shared toilet and bathroom. Food will be provided by the host family 3 times a day.
Requirements: We do expecting that volunteers are open minded, tolerant, respect the local custom and culture, love to learn and share.
Approximate Location: Candi Village, Gedongsongo, Bandungan, Semarang Recency, Central Java Indonesia
Notes: The project site will be in the hill where the temple is located. The temperature will be quite cold during morning and night. During leisure time, volunteers can visit another beautiful spot nearby the temple of just have a chill time in cafe or restaurant.