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September 17, 2009

Karimunjawa 1st Workcamp (part 2)

Filed under: agak serius.., english area, Jalan2 — Tags: , , , , — arji @ 4:12 pm

well, after introducing the member and our goal…i will tell about beginning of the workcamp…

the ordered of the volunteers coming, is from me (arrived in Semarang on 4th of july), then agathe,zoe,marie (arrived on 5th of july), then leslie the day after, and sophie&celia same day with leslie, and then mellisa (morning on 7th of july) with very horrible trip from Bali to Semarang, thanks God she made it, and the last is Ferry who arrived when we almost finished the explaining about the workcamp before we depart to Jepara, yeah he had a trip around Bali&Java island before reach Semarang…=)

Gintas?of course he already in semarang a long time ago before all of us arrived there, because he stayed in Semarang.

After explain all things about workcamp, we wait for the car that will bring us to Jepara, i take care about preparation, visa,etc….some other is take a rest, and the rest is play a game that absolutely make us more close eachother.

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Finally for late about almost an hour, (more…)

September 7, 2009

Karimunjawa 1st Workcamp (part 1)

Filed under: agak serius.., english area, Jalan2 — Tags: , , , , , — arji @ 9:00 am

Hei…start from this post i will posting about my workcamp in Karimunjawa that held in 7 – 19 July 2009 ago. I just want to post it because just finished the report.

before that, this is a short information about the organization

IIWC is acronym of Indonesia International Work Camp. Informally, IIWC was formed in September 1999 by IPPA Indonesian Planned Parenthood Association, when IPPA held the first work camp in Mijen, Semarang Residence incorporate with NICE, a work camp organization from Japan.

Seeing the success and positive result of the first work camp, NICE suggested IPPA to form a work camp organization. The suggestion was followed by an invitation for NVDA (Network for Voluntary Development in Asia) meeting in Hanoi Vietnam at 9 – 22 January 2000. In this meeting, we discussed how to run a work camp and everything about it. Since then, IIWC was born and has been organizing more than 100 international workcamps in Indonesia and many other international voluntary services with hundreds of either local or international volunteers involved

well, first i will introduce all of the volunteers (GREAT VOLUNTEERS!)

start from me,

arji my name is ARJI,i come from Indonesia

(well it shows from my skin color huh…)gintas

his name is Gintas, he’s come from Germany (he’s a Long Term Volunteer)

he already stayed in Indonesia for 1 year, this is his last workcamp

agathe her name is Agathe, she come from France

(she ever have a workcamp in Togo before this) (more…)

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