– Creating Village Map: Volunteer will help local people to create map of their village to make good stucture of the touristic spot in order to help visitors understand the village better
– Reconstruction: Volunteer helps local people to renovate the public facilities around project site.
– Historical Description: Volunteer helps locals to explain their local culture in the form of poster or brief narrative description.
– School Visit: Volunteer will visit some local school to share the idea about volunteerism and aslo have some fun activities with the students such as cultural exchange , handicraft by using plastic grabage.
– Social Inquiry: Volunteer has a chance to learn local culture by visiting neighborhoods in the project site.
The volunteers will stay in traditional house together with local people with shared toilet and bathroom. You will stay in Praijing Village, West Sumba Regency
Follow this link to know how to use squad toilet (Link:https://goo.gl/Nf6G8c) . Beds are not provided. Need sleeping bag or mattress.
Volunteers will join the daily team (Cooking, washing and cleaning team every day) which will be in shifts.
Prai Ijing Village, Desa Tebara, Waikabubak, West Sumba, Sumba island, Indonesia.
Praijing Village Heritage Project located in Sumba Island. Praijing village is a traditional village, which you can find the traditional house. In Praijing village, we can find the uniqueness of the houses with the structure of the building that have meaning. The village has a lot of story and tradition that the local still apply it.
Collaborated with local community and villagers, the aim of this project is to strengthen the capacity of local community in order to preserve their culture and promote the village in global level helped by volunteers to work together.
Due to the frequent visitors come from local and foreigner everyday to this village, makes this village become one of the touristic village in Sumba. However, the village needs more set up from the infrastructure and the cleanness of the traditional village. Since the visitor are not only local but also foreigner, the local could not explain how beautiful their culture in English. So, when the tourist come they are just filming and taking pictures without knowing the tradition deeply due to the less skill of the local.
The volunteers need to ready that their going to stay in the traditional village where all condition is really basic.
– The volunteers need to be passionate in order to engage with local culture and the environment.
– The volunteers need to ready that their going to stay in the traditional village where all condition is really basic.