ELEPHANT PROJECT

LAMPUNG - Indonésie - Chantier court terme

Environnemental

  • Chantier International
  • 14-01-2019 - 22-01-2019
  • 10 volontaires
  • 18-45 ans
  • 380 EUR de frais de participation
  • DJ-1811

Description

Currently the conflict between elephants and human are rising because they have less area to live. Elephants are being squeezed into smaller area, since the local farmer plant the crops and elephants like to destroy and eat them. As a result, the elephants frequently raid and destroy the crops which will cause a conflict between human and elephant. Due to this reason, local government and organization which concerns about the wild life are working together to save or conserve the elephants and reduce the conflict. This project aiming to assist local governmental office named Way Kambas National Park which located in Elephant Conservation Centre Lampung to conserve the sanctuary. Our project IS NOT a safari place, but it is mostly as a place for elephant conservation which facing problem of critical decreasing population and threats due to illegal lodging which endanger their life. The PKG is located inside and managed by the Balai Taman Nasional Way Kambas / BTNWK (Way Kambas National Park) covering round 1.300 square kilometers in Lampung Province, Southern Sumatera Island. The park consists of swamp forest and lowland rain forest. There are around 60 elephants with 60 mahouts for each (1 mahout responsible for 1 elephant).

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Travail

Volunteer will help local mahout (a person who takes care and train an elephant) daily to take care the elephant starting from bathing/showering, feeding, health checking and grassing the elephant. One local mahout will be accompanied by one volunteer in doing his daily job.

Logement & Nourriture

The volunteers will be accommodated in Elephant Conservation Centre / kind of dormitory (basic conditions, sleeping bag and mat needed). Food will be provided with catering service. Also the volunteers will stay at the homestay in the village nearby the conservation centre. Prefer no vegan (strict vegetarian)

Emplacement & Temps libre

During free time, the volunteers will have opportunity to enjoy exciting attraction in Lampung such as beach, home industry, traditional market and fruit plantation.

Nécessaire

The expected profile for a volunteer in this kind of centre contains a sum of characteristics: Open-minded, Tolerant, Creative, Flexible, Patient, Respect the local customs and local's rule and willing to accept basic living condition in the project site.

Notes Supplémentaires

Extra fee 380 euro or 6.460.000 IDR/camp (flat rate 1euro : 17.000 IDR)