Mangrove to Stop Climate Change
Climate for Peace Programme:
- Accommodation and food: 0.00 Indonesian Rupiah
- Transportation: 0.00 Indonesian Rupiah
- Activities: 0.00 Indonesian Rupiah
- Hosting organisation support: 3700000 Indonesian Rupiah
Description: Mangrove for Java is a project targeting endangers villages or area located in coastal cities and regencies in Java Island. This project is a sustainable project organized by GREAT in cooperation with local fisher and farmer communities since 2015 to answer the needs of preserving the coastal side of Java Island. Java coastal area is one of the directed affected by global climate change among many islands in the world. The project is preserving natural diversity and seashore from the erosion because of significantly mangrove cutting in the 70’s-80s along with strong waves from the ocean. At least 40.000 mangroves have been planted. Previous workcamps Mangrove for Java Pekalongan can be viewed here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23DTydX-jns
Type of Work: Planting mangrove and other trees in the beach, sharing about environment education to local people and children, conducting school visits and universities for environment education, running a green campaign in the city centre and learning to process the mangrove fruits to be snacks or foods and promoting it.
Study Theme: Mangrove issue in Pekalongan with Pekalongan Mangrove Information Center
Accommodation: Volunteers will stay in GREAT of Pekalongan Volunteer house. Volunteers will share together sleeping space separately between females and males. Sharing bathroom. Self-cooking by the volunteers. Volunteers will make common rules, daily cooking team, cleaning team and washing team and any additional needs together for their collective living group.
Language: English with other volunteers. Bahasa Indonesia and Javanese language with locals.
Requirements: Strong motivation and interest in environment conservation especially tropical - coastal area.
Approximate Location: Pekalongan City, Central Java, Indonesia.
PLEASE DON'T BOOK YOUR FLIGHT TICKET FIRST, We ask the volunteers to make sure that their travel is compatible with the most recent recommendations of health authorities with regards to the spread of the Coronavirus. In case you are travelling from or recently travelled through a higher risk area, please check the health recommendations of the country where the project takes place, as restrictions may apply (e.g. ban, quarantine, isolation). We will take the necessary health precautions for our projects, but please contact your sending organisation to get more information in case you have any concerns."