Peace Village– Chair-ity

Songkhla - Thaïlande - Chantier court terme

Environnemental - Education

  • Chantier International
  • 04-01-2019 - 17-01-2019
  • 8 volontaires
  • 18-99 ans
  • 260 EUR de frais de participation
  • VSA1901-1

Description

This is Peace Viilage Camp come with new concept every month. Volunteers will exchange and work base on local wisdom. Peace Village Songkhla has been creating in 2011 at Peace Village, everyone can come to learn in the main aim is learning by doing and international community Living. We can study about each country, nationalities, cultures, etc. in the class but in the real situation is not in the lesson where you can see how the difference of people even they are from the same city. Peace Village is active at the rural area of Songkhla province, Southern of Thailand in the small village; the name “Ban Ton San” (Ban in Thai mean village). The main occupation is rubber plantation and most of the villagers are Buddhist.

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Partenaire

Volunteer Spirit Association (VSA Thailand) is a Informal Education Organization / Non Profit Organization (NPO) / Non-Government Organization (NGO) / Social Enterprise / Peace organization collaborating international voluntary projects for people of all ages, cultures, religious and economic backgrounds.

Travail

Peace Village camp is different on the theme and separate work for 2 weeks. 1st week volunteer will spend time together supporting community Creative teaching English – Creative teaching is important to recognize; teaching certificate does not need for specific quality of volunteer but creative is the one of yours. Aims of creative teaching are given the chance for people in the village or the place nearby can communicate with different language, touch difference culture, and believing. Center construction – As we have the center, VSA Learning Home, now we also need a volunteer to set up the center as when they have spare time from main work. We are going to clean the accommodation and meeting area, and continue to build and paint the construction that the last volunteer did. There are villagers help and teach how to build. This is a good way to learn Thai way of the construct. Relationship with the villagers – The rest of time form your main work, important thing is to learn and share with the villager by visiting, talking and do activities with them. You will get rich experience by learning and sharing from each other. Organic Farm – Learning how to produce our own non-chemical food and vegetable.

Logement & Nourriture

The volunteer will stay at Learning Home (Homestay) in Thai style dormitory Nature environment, basic and simple. Mattress, pillow, and fan are provided. Thai toilet and bath. Washing clothes by hand. No food and drink except water in accommodation area for your care because some animals such as mouse, ant, will come to share your food. Please keep clean and tidy Volunteer expects to eat Thai food and takes turn cooking with a local volunteer.

Emplacement & Temps libre

ACCOMMODATION AND FOOD The volunteer will stay at Learning Home (Homestay) in Thai style dormitory Nature environment, basic and simple. Mattress, pillow, and fan are provided. Thai toilet and bath. Washing clothes by hand. No food and drink except water in accommodation area for your care because some animals such as mouse, ant, will come to share your food. Please keep clean and tidy Volunteer expects to eat Thai food and takes turn cooking with a local volunteer. TRANSPORTATION There are 3 ways to get to Hat Yai City, Songkhla province from Bangkok; plane, bus, and train. Plane – Hat Yai International Airport, the volunteer can take the plane from Bangkok to Hat Yai International Airport. The plane will take you to Hat Yai approximately 1 hour and a half. There are 4 ways to get the meeting point from Hat Yai International Airport; taxi, local transportation (Songtaew), minibus and Grab application. Taxi, you can take the taxi to the meeting point directly. The price is around 200 – 300 Baht. Songtaew (Local transportation), the price is not more than 20 Baht) the volunteer should walk through the car park until the last line of the road at the airport. Songtaew will park there, then take Songtaew no. 8299 (Blue color) from Hat Yai International Airport to Hat Yai Bus Station. Tell the driver that you are going to get off at Gimyong Market. It will take around 30 minutes. (Please notice when Songtaew is crossing the bridge, it is also crossing a train station, the railway is under you). After you drop at Gimyong Market, the volunteer should walk to Kasikorn Thai Bank (Big green bank at the corner). After that cross the road, then walk along under the bridge around 100 meters, you will see the railway then turn left and walk 200 meters to the train station ticket office. Minibus, the minibus Hat Yai – Airport, the volunteer can take the minibus from Hat Yai International Airport to Hat Yai Bus Station. Tell the driver that you are going to get off at Gimyong Market. (Please notice when the minibus is crossing the bridge, it is also crossing a train station, the railway is under you). The price is 60 Baht. After you drop at Gimyong Market, the volunteer should walk to Kasikorn Thai Bank (Big green bank at the corner). After that cross the road, then walk along under the bridge around 100 meters, you will see the railway then turn left and walk 200 meters to the train station ticket office. Grab application, the application on a smartphone that you can download for booking the car to the destination. You can check the price during booking the Grab car. Bus – Hat Yai Bus Terminal, the volunteer can take the bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal (Southern), Bangkok to Hat Yai Bus Terminal. You can book a bus ticket following this link https://tickets.co.th/en/search?from_id=5752&on=2018-10-03&passengers=1&to_id=7013, or buy the ticket at the counter at the bus terminal. The bus will take you to Hat Yai approximately 14 hours. There are 4 ways to get the meeting point from Hat Yai Bus Terminal; Songtaew (local transportation), Tuk Tuk (local transportation), taxi motorcycle and Grab application. Songtaew (Local transportation), the price is not more than 15 Baht). Tell the driver that you are going to get off at Gimyong Market. It will take around 30 minutes. After you drop at Gimyong Market, walk to Kasikorn Thai Bank (Big green bank at the corner). After that cross the road, then walk along under the bridge around 100 meters, you will see the railway then turn left and walk 200 meters to the train station ticket office. Every Songtaew can take you from the bus terminal to Gimyong Market. Tuk Tuk (Local transportation), the price is not more than 60 Baht). Please inform the driver you want to go to Hat Yai Train Station, It will take around 30 minutes. Taxi motorcycle – (See the driver with the registration vest) the price is not more than 60 Baht. Tell the driver where you want to go. For making sure the price that you should pay, please ask about the price first before you go with them. Grab application, the application on a smartphone that you can download for booking the car to the destination. You can check the price during booking the Grab car. Train – Hat Yai Train Station, the volunteer can take the train from Bangkok (Hua Lam Pong Train Station) to Hat Yai Train Station. It will take you to Hat Yai approximately 11 – 14 hours. You can book the ticket following this link https://www.thairailwayticket.com/eTSRT/default.aspx?language=1, or buy the ticket at Hua Lam Pong Train Station, Bangkok. On the website, please click: Southern Origin: Bangkok Destination: Hat Yai JN. Then, you can find the itinerary information. LEISURE ACTIVITY There are many beautiful tourist attractions in Songkhla province. We would like to recommend the Hat Yai municipality park, Samila beach, and Songkhla Old Town. Hat Yai municipality park – The biggest public park in Hat Yai city where the local people come to take a relax. Moreover, there is a big Buddha on the top of the Ko Hong hill around the area of Public Park. You can take the public car at the park to the hill. There you can see the beautiful view of Hat Yai city. Samila beach – The main beach of Songkhla province. There is full of history and storytelling about the Samila beach and the small islands from the beach. Songkhla Old Town – The original town of Songkhla can tell many stories in that period. You can visit, find some typical food and take the photo with the beautiful walls and buildings

Nécessaire

All volunteers who want to participate in this project will be invited to attend the preparation session (le week-end de préparation au départ) organised by Solidarités Jeunesses before their departure SPECIAL REMARK Respect culture, open mind, and love to learn and share

Notes Supplémentaires

There are 3 ways to get to Hat Yai City, Songkhla province from Bangkok; plane, bus, and train. Plane – Hat Yai International Airport, the volunteer can take the plane from Bangkok to Hat Yai International Airport. The plane will take you to Hat Yai approximately 1 hour and a half. There are 4 ways to get the meeting point from Hat Yai International Airport; taxi, local transportation (Songtaew), minibus and Grab application. Taxi, you can take the taxi to the meeting point directly. The price is around 200 – 300 Baht. Songtaew (Local transportation), the price is not more than 20 Baht) the volunteer should walk through the car park until the last line of the road at the airport. Songtaew will park there, then take Songtaew no. 8299 (Blue color) from Hat Yai International Airport to Hat Yai Bus Station. Tell the driver that you are going to get off at Gimyong Market. It will take around 30 minutes. (Please notice when Songtaew is crossing the bridge, it is also crossing a train station, the railway is under you). After you drop at Gimyong Market, the volunteer should walk to Kasikorn Thai Bank (Big green bank at the corner). After that cross the road, then walk along under the bridge around 100 meters, you will see the railway then turn left and walk 200 meters to the train station ticket office. Minibus, the minibus Hat Yai – Airport, the volunteer can take the minibus from Hat Yai International Airport to Hat Yai Bus Station. Tell the driver that you are going to get off at Gimyong Market. (Please notice when the minibus is crossing the bridge, it is also crossing a train station, the railway is under you). The price is 60 Baht. After you drop at Gimyong Market, the volunteer should walk to Kasikorn Thai Bank (Big green bank at the corner). After that cross the road, then walk along under the bridge around 100 meters, you will see the railway then turn left and walk 200 meters to the train station ticket office. Grab application, the application on a smartphone that you can download for booking the car to the destination. You can check the price during booking the Grab car. Bus – Hat Yai Bus Terminal, the volunteer can take the bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal (Southern), Bangkok to Hat Yai Bus Terminal. You can book a bus ticket following this link https://tickets.co.th/en/search?from_id=5752&on=2018-10-03&passengers=1&to_id=7013, or buy the ticket at the counter at the bus terminal. The bus will take you to Hat Yai approximately 14 hours. There are 4 ways to get the meeting point from Hat Yai Bus Terminal; Songtaew (local transportation), Tuk Tuk (local transportation), taxi motorcycle and Grab application. Songtaew (Local transportation), the price is not more than 15 Baht). Tell the driver that you are going to get off at Gimyong Market. It will take around 30 minutes. After you drop at Gimyong Market, walk to Kasikorn Thai Bank (Big green bank at the corner). After that cross the road, then walk along under the bridge around 100 meters, you will see the railway then turn left and walk 200 meters to the train station ticket office. Every Songtaew can take you from the bus terminal to Gimyong Market. Tuk Tuk (Local transportation), the price is not more than 60 Baht). Please inform the driver you want to go to Hat Yai Train Station, It will take around 30 minutes. Taxi motorcycle – (See the driver with the registration vest) the price is not more than 60 Baht. Tell the driver where you want to go. For making sure the price that you should pay, please ask about the price first before you go with them. Grab application, the application on a smartphone that you can download for booking the car to the destination. You can check the price during booking the Grab car. Train – Hat Yai Train Station, the volunteer can take the train from Bangkok (Hua Lam Pong Train Station) to Hat Yai Train Station. It will take you to Hat Yai approximately 11 – 14 hours. You can book the ticket following this link https://www.thairailwayticket.com/eTSRT/default.aspx?language=1, or buy the ticket at Hua Lam Pong Train Station, Bangkok. On the website, please click: Southern Origin: Bangkok Destination: Hat Yai JN. Then, you can find the itinerary information.