Project Details

Start date: 11 mar 2019
End date: 24 mar 2019
Term: Workcamp (6-15 days)
Country: Indonesia
State: Pekalongan City, Central Java, Indonesia.
Airport: Ahmad Yani International Airport Semarang, Soekarno Hatta International Airport Jakarta
Cost: 185
Currency: EUR
Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: 99


Project: Volunteering with kids living in slum area in Pekalongan City.

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. There are 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. The are 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. Volunteers can use public learning spot or outdoor activities.

Aims: To inspire and motivate the children to be more confident and active and dare to have dream.

Work And Activities

1. Organizing interesting-creative activities to motivate the children to keep continue their study or go back to school;

2. Organizing various skill development activities, such as ( Painting, drawing, etc);
3. Giving additional lesson to support children education, such as ( English lesson,etc)
4. 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.

Accommodation And Food

Pekalongan volunteer house. Volunteers will stay in a shared house with other volunteers. Fridge is available. Volunteer must take care of their own


Pekalongan City, Central Java, Indonesia. Batik City rich of culture.


Strong motivation and interest in non formal learning methods for kids and able to work alone.


English with other volunteers. Bahasa Indonesia and Javanese language with locals.


IDR 2.950.000 (about 185 EUR) for volunteers from country with GDP > 10.000
IDR 1.700.000 (about 105 EUR) for volunteers from country with GDP < 10.000

Nearest Terminal:
Ahmad Yani International Airport Semarang, IATA Code SRG. ( 30 minutes from Semarang Poncol Train Station).
Soekarno Hatta International Airport Jakarta, IATA Code CGK (4 hours from Jakarta Gambir or Jakarta Pasar Senen Train Station)

Remarks: Weather can be up to 40 degree Celsius with 80% humidity. Less hygiene condition.