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Category: Volunteering

Our Volunteer Group Goes to Vietnam

In cooperation with Indonesian Volunteer for Peace (IVP/Yayasan Kanal Perdamaian) we are promoting outgoing volunteering program called “Eco-Smart Xchange” with some local universities in Semarang. We aligned with existing field trip program such as PKL (Praktek Kerja Lapangan). We find around 7 – 15 of university students to be a group and send them abroad to have volunteering acitivities in several themes. They consist of 7 university student from Farming Faculty of Wahid Hasyim University, Semarang. They are going to join two week volunteering program or well known as a workcamp. They are hosted by STEP Forward Vietnam (Local Contact of SCI Interntional). Group picture with Vietnam team They [...]

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Create Peace Through Volunteering

Many people are still asking how volunteering contribute to society and even can create peace. In collaboration with IVP Indonesia (Indonesia Volunteer for Peace) on Friday, 18 January 2018 in Kebun Pojok Space we organized a focus group discussion about volunteering. There are 25 participants joined the discussion. The discussion moderated by Wilbert Helsloot (coordinator of IVP Indonesia). We started with discussion about what does "Peace" means. The participation reflected their own theories and concepts on a piece of papers and make them together. At the first session ended up with open sharing about how volunteering could contributes peace to [...]

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