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Workcamp improving awareness on environmental issues

Dates of the project: July 25th – Aug 7th

Location: Cikapundung River Area, Bandung Region

Language: English should be spoken among participants. Bahasa Indonesia should be spoken with local people. Bahasa Indonesia is super easy language for foreigners. No tenses to study only simple structure. Try to learn online before your departure. Totally worth it.

Accommodation: Host family, sleeping bag and mattress needed, self cooking, shared bathroom

Fee: IDR 2,800,000

Meeting Point: Dago Bus Terminal on dates chosen at first day at the latest 12.00 midday. Contact Area Manager Bandung (Ms) Lina Apriyani at +62 81321870631; Contact Program Manager (Mr) Ben Pramudya at +62 813 1803 6960; Contact Incoming Staff (Mr) Yayat at +62 812 2928 667

Airport: Soekarno Hatta International Airport Jakarta or Husein Sastranegara International Airport Bandung

 

Project: The biggest vision of this project is raising awareness of environment to local people in Cikapundung area. The volunteers will follow up the activity such as cleaning river and educate people and student to raising their awareness about their environment.

Background: Cikapundung is one of the main river flows across West Java including Bandung, the capital of the province. Unfortunately. Cikapundung is a very dirty river polluted by the waste dump carelessly. A lot of local communities work in different Cikapundung basin to take care of the issue. When the rainy season coming, the flood cannot be prevented. So, seeing this problem GREAT decided to support Cikapundung Communities by organizing internatioanal workcamps.

The aims of the camp are:

  • To support the Cikapundung River cleaning project
  • To invite local people to care to the environment
  • To educate the Children about green life style
  • To introduce GREAT and IVS to all Bandung people
  • To share knowledge about environment issues with teachers and students in terms of learning-teaching about extrasubject (skills, engineering, English, sport)

Work: Cleaning Cikapundung River, discussion about environment, socialization about Cikapundung river to some school, and organize a green activities in University

Special remarks: Feel free to bring some equipment for the students such as map of your country, if possible some second hand electronic devises that you do not mind to donate to the school for them to learn, educative toys for children of age 7- 13 years old.

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