Bahtera Kasih Happy Children

Projets permanents

Semarang, Central Java - Indonésie

Work with kids - Education

  • Volontariat International
  • 01-01-2019 - 31-12-2019
  • 2 volontaires
  • Adulte  |  20-99 ans
  • 240 EUR de frais de participation Frais de participation qui reviennent directement à l'organisme d'accueil du projet et qui comprennent les frais d'hébergement, de nourriture et de coordination du projet.
  • Code projet: GREAT-LMTV02


BACKGROUND: Bahtera Kasih is a Protestant based orphanage run by Bahtera Kasih Foundation, located in a small village with majority muslim residence in suburban or Semarang city. There are approximately 50 children and more than 50% of the children are under 10 years old. The orphanage has their own kindergarten called Garuda Jaya where all the children study and the kindergarten is also open for public. Since early age, the children are taught to care with others as well as independent by cleaning and tidy up their own room and the orphanage e.g. folding clothes, washing clothes, sweeping the floor, taking shower, etc. The kids are so lovely and they are so excited everytime there are new volunteers coming in the orphanage. AIM: To promote self independence for the kids.



GREAT is a non-profit NGO which organizes international workcamps in Indonesia and promotes peace through international voluntary service for youth. GREAT dream is to give the opportunity to all youth without exceptions and discrimination to access global education and experience of long-life learning through voluntary service. Mottoes of GREAT are "Think globally, act locally" and "Individually we change our selves. Together we change the world". GREAT vision is that the young generation is the agent of change toward the world friendship and peace. GREAT aims are - To promote volunteering activities as part of non-formal learning - To bring people around the world from different race, language and culture to work together - To learn how to protect the environment and to live sustainably - To know local issues in other countries to create sense of togetherness and sense of belonging as citizen of the world - To understand about other cultures from different countries to create peace.


Volunteering in the orphanage to support household tasks and to organize educational activities for kids. 1. Showing kids on learning how to keep the room and orphanage clean as well as doing household tasks together with kids; 2. Introducing kids new language and playing educational games; 3. Assisting teachers at kindergarten.

Logement & Nourriture

THE ORPHANAGE. Volunteers will share together sleeping space separately between females and males. Only limited beds available. Need sleeping bag and bed sheets. Shared bathroom. Volunteers will make consensus on common rules & daily teams for their collective living group.

Emplacement & Temps libre

LOCATION: Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia. Famous with its culinary and hill panorama. MEETING POINT: GREAT Office: Jl. Kedondong Dalam V No 14 Lamper Tengah, Semarang, Central Java, at starting date, at 12.00 midday ( Contact GREAT Staff at NEAREST TERMINALS: - Ahmad Yani International Airport Semarang, IATA Code SRG. - Soekarno Hatta International Airport Jakarta, IATA Code CGK.


REQUIREMENTS: - Love children - Willing to help household tasks - Enthusiastic, independent and able to work alone LANGUAGE: English with other volunteers. Bahasa Indonesia with locals. MINIMUM DURATION: 2 months. STARTING DATE: Every month. Except June. REMARKS: Be ready with extreme changing weather and mosquitoes.

Notes Supplémentaires

Participation fee: For the first month: IDR 4.000.000 (EUR 240), and then IDR 3.700.000 (EUR 225) per extra month. 60% of the fee covers the "During LMTV" costs (on arrival training, meals, daily transports, support peer volunteer system of GREAT, support project material for volunteers, GREAT t-shirt, emergency response, support for visa extension). 40% of the fee covers "Pre & Post LMTV" costs (need assessment, organizing meeting with local partners, local community, and local authorities), and "Donation for GREAT" (- To organize other events like capacity building for local volunteers, partners, staff members - To contribute to office needs and taxes, volunteer house rent and maintenance, staff salaries - To pay membership fees of Regional and Global Networks, and costs of international meetings - To cover website and social media maintenance and development, and other promotions events of IVS in Indonesia.