The volunteers will help the local people to manage their village by fixing and set up the village in order the village will look more beautiful and also the volunteers will help to provide information about the local culture to the tourist who come to visit the village. The volunteers also will teach english the local so that the local can explain about Sumba culture to the visitors who come to visit to this traditional village.
The volunteers will stay in the Traditional House of Sumba at Prai Ijing Village.
The project site has many touristic place to visit like traditional building and beutiful scenery. During leisure time, volunteers can also visit some communities who do daily routine like weaving, making traditional food and riding horse. During two weeks project, there will be one day free for all participants to have several activities like sight seeing, relaxing, or doing some trip. You can visit some touristic places nearby the project site during free day such as Danau Waekuri, a beautiful fund in Sumba, the project also nearby Mbawana beach a beautiful white sand beach and Tanjung Mahera a beautiful cape in Sumba.
IIWC conduct this project partnership with local government of Tebara village and Prai Ijing sub-village where the project located.
We do expecting that volunteers are open minded, tolerant, respect the local custom and culture, love to learn and share.
There are some dog in the village, better to avoid. So enthusiastic local children and local people, be patient and have big smiles feel free to bring some equipment for the students such as map of your country. And be ready for the very basic accommodation, since the volunteers will stay in the traditional village. Please bring sleeping bag and mattress.