SUMATRA ADVENTURE HOLIDAYS VOLUNTEERING IN SUMATRA

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING IN SUMATRA?

1.JUNGLESCHOOL6Are you keen to go on a holiday where you can visit the local villages and give back to the local communities that you stay in? Are you on a students gap year? Do you love adventure travel? Sumatra Adventure Holidays Volunteering in Sumatra Programs might be just what you are looking for!

Sumatra Adventure Holidays is involved with a number of locally run volunteering programs, where you can help teach English to the local children at the Selang Pangeran and Batu Katak Volunteer English Schools or you can make a positive contribution to protect the environment in the Batu Kapal Conservation Buffer Zone Program, by participating in environmental mapping and animal surveying or planting trees as part of a Orangutan and Wildlife Corridor Biolink Project. These can either be included in your tour or trek to Sumatra or you can stay and volunteer for an extended time to help with these very worthwhile programs.

Sumatra Adventure Holidays partners with a number of local schools  and communities to secure the long term future of the people in North Sumatra through the education of our children, as we believe that our future lies in their hands. 

There are a number of ways you can give back to the local communities

Our Batu Kapal Conservation Buffer Zone Program. Come and make a positive contribution to protect this important buffer zone which is adjacent to the Gungung Leuser National Park, by participating in environmental mapping and animal surveying or helping to planting trees and bamboo wildlife corridors. This project aims to link important fragmented biodiversity islands of native vegetation to create wildlife corridors for the animals to move freely between the national park and these areas of high biodiversity, as part of our Orangutan and Wildlife Corridor Biolink Project. This buffer zone area is critical to the future survival of the wildlife occurring in the local area. It has its own wild population of wild orangutans and is rich with wildlife. you can either volunteer as part of your tour or trek to Sumatra or you can stay and volunteer for an extended time to help with these very worthwhile programs.

Our Tree Planting and Reforestation Program at Batu Kapal. Do you love nature and the environment? You can donate and plant a tree as part of Batu Kapal's tree planting and reforestation project for 150.000 IDR per tree in this important buffer zone area which borders the Gungung Leuser National Park. All proceeds are reinvented back into the Batu Kapal Conservation Buffer Zone Project.

Our Volunteer English Programs. Sumatra Adventure Holidays are also partnering with the communities in 2 local villages, Selang Pangeran and Batu Katak where you can volunteer to teach English to the local children in the afternoons for 2 hours.

Our Pack for a Purpose Program focuses on the provision of educational supplies to assist with our children’s learning at the primary schools in the local communities, including the Tualang Gepang and the Gotong Royong Primary Schools. The Gotong Royong Primary School serves 230 children from ages 7 through 12 years old. 

Our School Visits, where you to help  distribute the Pack For A Purpose school supplies, speak with the teachers and children as part of your trip,  and volunteer for a few hours to teach our children some new skills, as part of your school visit. 

Extended Volunteering Opportunities. We can offer you opportunities to  help teach English in the volunteer English school houses or do Environmental Volunteering as part of the Batu Kapal Conservation Program, for either a few days, a week or a month. We are happy to  arrange this for you, for as long as you would like to stay. We can arrange food and accommodation for volunteers for $30 a day Please contact us for more information on extended volunteering opportunities at the Batu Kapal Conservation Program, or at the Selang Pangeran and Batu Katak Volunteer English Programs and we will be happy to assist.

Building an English School House and rebuilding the bridge at Selag Pangeran. We helped to raise funds to build a school house and rebuild the bridge that was washed away in recent heavy rains at Selang Pangeran, this remote village in North Sumatra. A group of volunteers teach English to 40 local children on Monday to Thursday afternoons every week. We are now raising funds for English-Indonesian dictionaries, school bags and school supplies for the children. Please contact us if you would like to donate school supplies to this volunteer English School.

If you would like to participate in any of Sumatra Adventure Holidays volunteering initiatives or make a donation for school supplies for our English School House, please contact us at  enquiries@sumatraadventureholidays.com and we will be happy to make the arrangements for you as part of your adventure travel to Sumatra or your students gap year.

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