The volunteers will assist to help teachers to teach students simple basic English and introduce some English kids songs. The volunteers will also do simple renovation to the school such as making bookshelf for a library and painting the classroom. They will also involve in other activities like cultural exchange and playing with the kids after the school hour in several extracurricular such as sport, art, scout, and music.
The volunteers will be accommodated in local host family or a dorm (basic conditions, sleeping bag and mat needed), where they will also receive food. Prefer no vegan (strict vegetarian)
During free time, the volunteers will have the chance to visit the diverse exciting attraction in Surabaya area. The volunteers may visit city center, public places or traditional market.
Foundation as an organizer of education services for blind children founded by YPAB Surabaya was developed in stages, including formal education (kindergarten, elementary and junior high school) and training education (Education Project Agriculture). The role of the Surabaya Blind Children Education Foundation (YPAB), including: First, as an educational institution; Second, as a strategic institution in developing children s independence blind. Third, YPAB also plays a role in generating Human Resources (HR) who are ready to be independent in the life of the community.YPAB Surabaya provides educational facilities which are elementary and junior high school for blind children. The elementary school has 45 students with 12 teachers and 1 school s administrator. Each class has around 7 or 8 students. Moreover, most of the teachers here are the alumni of the school itself, so there are teacher that is also blind. The condition of school s building is lightly damaged. There are 15 classrooms, 1 computer laboratory, and 1 library. As for the junior high school, it has 28 students with 9 teachers and 1 staff, and each class consists of around 9 students. Both elementary school and junior high school are located in different places. The elementary school is located in Jl. Tegalsari 56, KEDUNGDORO, Tegal Sari Regency while the junior high school is in Jl. Gebang Putih No. 5, GEBANG PUTIH, Sukolilo Regency, and both of them are in Surabaya City, East Java Province. The main facilities in the school such as sanitation and water are in good condition. The school receives the donation from other agencies or organizations like braille books or other necessities for school operational. The school also gives the dorm facility for students who are outside the city.
The expected profile for a volunteer in this kind of centre contains a sum of characteristics: and 61656; Open-minded and 61656; Tolerant and 61656; Creative and 61656; Flexible and 61656; Patient and 61656; Respect the local customs and local s rule and 61656; Willing to accept basic living condition in the project site and 61656; Confidence
It covers food, accommodation, materials and local transport during the project. The fee must be paid in CASH upon arrival. Failure of full payment upon arrival, the participant is not allowed to join the project for any reason.