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2015년1-2월 아시아희망캠프 in 인도네시아 발리

「지상낙원」 발리에서의 워크캠프

 

발리는 사진에서도 알 수 있듯이 투명한 바다와 광대한 자연에 둘러싸인 아름다운 곳입니다. 전세계사람들이 코발트블루 바다와 자연 속에서 휴식을 즐기는 지역에서 여러분들은 워크 캠프를 할 수 있습니다. 이곳은 발리의 역사에서 위대한 유산으로 알려져 있습니다. 발리 서부에 위치한 이 지역은 조용한 분위기로, 옛 부터 벼농사 농가가 많이 존재하고 있습니다. 이번 워크 캠프의 주요 활동은 초등학교 건물의 노후화에 따라, 아이들의 안전을 보호하기 위해 재건설을 실시하고, 문화교류를 하는 것 입니다. 아이들이 안심하고 학교에서 교육을 받기 위해 노후화 된 건물은 반드시 복구되어야 합니다. 또한 그 외의 시간에는 아이들과 스포츠 및 문화 교류 활동 등을 통해 문화를 이해하는 활동이 계획되어 있습니다. 활동 시간 외에는 광대한 자연에 둘러싸인 발리의 바다를 구경하거나 맛있는 인도네시아 요리 등을 즐기는 등 다양한 재미있는 활동이 예정되어 있습니다.


1) Background and aims of the project.
Bali Island is a densely populated island, with population more that 3 million people all together. The population is almost all Indonesian, 95% are of Balinese Hindu descent and could be describe as ethic Balinese. Bali is also a tiny, extremely fertile and dramatically mountainous island. It is only 140 km by 80 km. The tourism boom, which started in 1970s has brought many changes and has helped pay for improvement in roads, telecommunication, education and health. Though tourism has had some marked effects, Bali’s unique culture and custom has proved to be remarkably island.

SLB-B Jimbaran is one of disabled schools in Bali. This school is situated in Jimbaran, Kuta Badung Bali. It was founded in 1984 aiming to provide hearing impaired children an equal opportunity to educational resources, particularly the needs of disabled children and youth in Bali and the surrounding areas. Besides, his school also aimed to encourage and motivate the disable children and youth to struggle for their future. There are approximately 200 students and 50 teachers all together. This school consists of elementary level, junior high as well as senior high school levels. In general, the school curriculum or education system is similar to other school, but there are various programs implemented in this school in order 
to support or courage students’ life skill as well as their motivation in the specific fields. The additional programs implemented in this school such as automotive, electronics, carpenter, fashion, food and beverages, ceramics, beauty and salon, spa, music dances and etc. 


2) Location of the project.
Name SLB-B Jimbaran  Sub-district Kuta Regency Jimbaran Province Bali 
Population Around 1.000.000 inhabitants

The project will take place in in Jimbaran, Kuta Bali. Jimbaran itself is a busy fishing village with a bustling local market; somehow it squeezed between the airport and many hotels. 
Jimbaran is also one of well-known places in Bali which offers its unique cultures and beauty. Therefore, you may happen to see many tourists come to this place. Economically, Jimbaran grows rapidly because of the existence of foreign people or 
tourist who spend their time there. 
Facilities Signal for cell phone, electricity 220 Volt, traditional market and shops, hospital, basic local food, public transportation.

3) Work tasks to be performed during the project
[EDUCATION]
The role of the volunteers will be assisting local teacher in classes. Since the students are disabled students who has disability in hearing the volunteer will perform life skill teaching. 
From Monday to Wednesday, 07.00 – 11.00, volunteers will accompany, motivate as well as help the students in the classroom during the teaching and learning processes. Then, on Thursday and Friday the volunteers will participate in workshops programs implemented by the school. The volunteers may join music, arts, cooking or computers program or etc together with the students.

[PHYSICAL WORK]
In the afternoon, volunteers will have physical work at school. This manual work will be done after lunch at 13.30 – 16.00. Furthermore, volunteers will have a chance to do sports and games together with local teenagers. 
Your working day is from Monday to Friday. While Saturday and Sunday are days off for you. 

During the free day, if you want to travel for sightseeing you have to cover the transport and food by yourself. The working hours are about 6 to 7 hours a day. The school usually starts at 07.00 am till 13.30 pm. Note: For your information, the working style of Indonesian people is different with people in your country as well as the system. You will see quite often “rubber time” (means not on time), people working relax not in a rush, changing schedule quite often, not scheduled in advance, incidental activities etc. Please be patient and understand. 

4) Study theme and leisure time activities
The volunteers will be introduced to Indonesian culture and customs in general. During free time, the volunteers will have the chance to visit the diverse tourism attraction in Bali which has been popular all over the world. Volunteer may visit beaches, handicraft making centre or traditional market. 

5) Dates of the project and draft schedule
31/1/2015 : Arrival 
1/2/2015 : Training on Arrival
2/2 – 13/2/2015 : Working in the project site 
14/2/2015 : Departure 
NOTE: this schedule is a draft and gives you an idea of how life will be during the camp; it may change, depending on the specific needs.

6) Number of volunteers
The maximum number of volunteers is 12. The group may be smaller depends on the 
number of participant applied for this project.


7) Finance of the project
International participants need to pay 190 Euro (€) or Rp 3.040.000 upon arrival in the meeting point. The Indonesian participants need to pay IDR 470.000. It covers expenses 
during the camp, and does not cover personal expenses during the free days and insurance. The volunteers must still bring pocket money
COSTS INCLUDE:
 Accommodation, meal, and working material 
 Transportation from the meeting point to the accommodation and back; and during the 
program
 Activities as stated in the program, infosheet and other documents
 An emergency mobile number at all times for support and advice
 An experience certificate at the end of the program term formally attesting your participation
 Contribution for local school such as stationeries etc

8) Insurance
Our program does not cover any liability and insurance for volunteers. Therefore, participants must have appropriate insurance before joining the program. If the participant get injured or fatal accident caused death, the participant’ and family MUST responsible for all expenses of evacuation to their home country, and WILL NOT claim to Dejavato.

9) During the camp
a. Accomodation
The volunteers will stay at student dormitory. Men and women will stay in the separated rooms. Both for man and women volunteers better bring their own sleeping bag. The house is facilitated with bathroom, closet, water, and kitchen. Since Indonesia is quite humid and has hot weather, the mosquitoes are serious problem for some of you. Please bring your own mosquitoes repellent or mosquitoes net to protect your skin.
Attention: you should not throw toilet paper in the Indonesian toilet, because it will make the toilet stuck! We recommend you to collect the paper in the plastic bag, and then throw way to the garbage bin. We also do not provide toilet paper, because 
Indonesian does not use it. But you can buy the toilet paper very easy in the shops nearby.

The food will be served (providing service) but the volunteers also very welcome to help the cook to prepare the food. Most of the cooking food will be based on basic local Indonesian cuisine. Please do not expect too much for western cook, and we will not provide any western food. Please respect the local food. If you cannot eat the local food, please manage and adapt yourself. Never compare the quality of the food from your country with Indonesian food!!! You will eat rice 3 times in a day!!
The host organization will not reimburse and responsible for your additional personal food during your stay for the project (like candy, snack, soft drink, mineral water in the bottle and so on). You have to cover the expenses by yourself. 
Our dormitory is close to the project site/school. Therefore, we do not need any transportation from the house to the school every day.
Dejavato will not cover the fee for transportation and ticket during the free time if you want to do sightseeing/picnic to the tourist object. You MUST cover it by your own fee. 


b. Laundry
There is no washing machine. The volunteer MUST do laundry manually by hand. If you do not know and not used to do it, please ask your host family to teach you to do so. 
You should buy detergent by yourself. 

c. Daily task
The participants are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of their accommodation such as cleaning activities, sweep and mop the floor (house), cleaning kitchen and 
bathroom. You should keep your room clean and tidy! If you are lazy to wash your clothes and just put in your room, it will invite any tropical insects in your room and make your room dirty and disgusting! 

d. Dressing
At school/office: You must dress formally in your project site. Formally here normally means wear shirt, long trousers and closed shoes. You should adjust the way of dressing with your project site. 
Work on the field : You may wear casual clothes like T-shirt and knee-length pants and open shoes, especially when you work for renovation and construction. Please bring along your working hand-gloves. 
At home/dormitory: it’s fine to wear knee-length pants and T-shirt but should cover your shoulder (for girl). It’s not allowed for girl to wear tank top / bikini at home, except in your own room. Strictly forbidden to wear under wear in front of other family 
members, you may only wear that only in your private room.

e. Lights and electricity
Electricity in the project is 220 V. Please be wise to use light and electricity. Switch off any light which is not used. Be efficient to use electricity and safe energy

f. Telephone and Internet
Dejavato strictly not recommend you to use home telephone machine / internet connection even though the host family/project allows you use it. Receiving call is fine, but to make a phone call is forbidden!! You will have problem later on, it’s IMPORTANT 
and REMEMBER!!. So that’s why we recommend you to have mobile/cell phone with Indonesian sim card. Maybe some of your project has home phone/internet, but some others not phone or internet connection. Please accept this condition!
For using internet, you can go to WARNET (internet shop) which usually cost around 1 Euro for 2 hours

g. Washing dishes
After meal, please don’t leave your plates or glass on the table. Help the host family to wash the dish. Even though the host refuses your help, please insist to help. 
h. Extra activities and making friends It’s very important for you to make friends with local host project staffs, local community and students. Even though you will be as teacher assistant, please do not be exclusive, arrogant and do not make far distance with them. Be friendly and it will be great if you could spend sometimes with students/teachers/staffs.

i. Politeness and permission
As you will stay in host family/ dormitory, please be polite and adapt Indonesian culture. Every time you go out from house or dormitory ALWAYS tell or ask permission to your host/camp leader/somebody who is in the house/dormitory about your purpose of going. IF you cannot find camp leader/anybody, please write down a short message/notes on a piece of paper then leave it on the table/door or a place where can be seen. OR if you have the mobile phone number of the host/camp leader, you can call 
or write a text by SMS. NEVER FORGET!! 

j. Driving
Volunteer is not allowed to drive motorbike or a car in Indonesia even though you have international driving license. Always try to use public transport.

k. Drinking alcohol 
Drinking alcohol in the host family and project sites is STRICTLY FORBIDDEN!! Dejavato will not tolerate you in this case, as you have to respect the local people and mostly Indonesian people are Moslem who do not drink alcohol.
l. Male & Female stays in different room It’s related to Indonesian culture as well as religion that boy and girl who are not married yet are NOT ALLOWED to stay together in one room. So you are strictly forbidden to invite friends with different sex to stay in your room/host family/dormitory. Body contact tends to sexual behavior like kissing, hugging in front of public or other participants or in the project are strictly forbidden.


m. Habits of offering 
When you buy or eat something (e.g. cookies, snacks, drinks, cigarettes etc) please do not forget to offer it to people surrounds you. Even though they refuse, but at least you have tried to offer something to them. It’s kind of Indonesian hospitality that you should adapt. If you do not that, people surrounds you will think that you are selfish and mean. 

10) Common language in the project
Bahasa Indonesia and English plus “body language”. The local people mostly can not speak English. As you will live in Java Island especially in Central Java province, the people speak Indonesian and Java Language. Indonesian language is official language for school, office, business. But for daily language we use Javanese or mostly mix between Indonesian and Javanese. Try to learn some Javanese expression to impress local people.

11) Visa Procedures
As you will have the project around 2 – 3 weeks which is less than 1 month, you may just apply Visa on Arrival (Tourist Visa) which is available in the international airport where you are landing in the very beginning when you enter Indonesia. The Visa on Arrival cost amount USD 35 which is valid for 30 days, but this visa cannot be extended. Please find the visa procedure in another attached document. 

12) Writing Report
At the end of the project, you should fill the final evaluation sheet which will be given by the camp leader. 

13) What to bring for the Workcamp Project
 Bring enough clothes :
For the school : shirt (long sleeves are recommended) and trousers or long skirt under knees are a must. Shoulders should be covered all the times. You also should wearing shoes during teaching activities in the classroom. Wearing sandals/slippers are considered impolite in the classroom.
For working : Casual clothes, T-shirt, Shorts that are cut at the knee are acceptable only for working in the field but not in school.Wearing sneakers is also fine for working
 Hand gloves for working
 English teaching materials and some games.
 Sleeping bag (a thin one, as it is very warm), pillowcase, mat and a medium size backpack (just in case you will traveling sometimes)
 Flash light.
 Mosquito repellant and a mosquito net. 
 Hat, sunglasses and sunscreen. 
 Medicines as you think necessary.
 Spending money for personal items.
 Closed shoes if you plan to walk or do sport activities.
 Pictures of your family, friends and country to share with local students, teachers fellow 
volunteers and Indonesian people.  Cooking recipes, some cooking material and other things to share your culture through food and drinks. 
 Musical instruments and some traditional games from your country.
 Traditional small souvenirs as gifts for host family and teachers.