alternative:project, in collaboration with Nippon Foundation Student Volunteer Center (gakuvo.jp) is holding two 2-week programs in Indonesia:
Alternative Leadership Program in Social Entrepreneurship (Jakarta, August 4-17, 2016)
Culture and Education (Yogyakarta, August 30-September 12,2016)
We are looking for 4 Indonesian students for Jakarta one and 5 Indonesian students for Jogja. They will join Japanese students from various university in Japan. During the program, students will learn about the topics depends on the theme. Not only learning, they will also get hands-on experience through the creative activities.
For Social Entrepreneurship theme, students will have a lecture with UnLtd Indonesia (UnLtd Indonesia is a non-profit organization that supports Social Entrepreneur in Indonesia technically and financially through their social entrepreneur and social enterprise incubator program). They will learn about social entrepreneurship in Indonesia such as the background, struggles, and achievement. After, they will explore real situation in Indonesia to understand the role of social entrepreneurs in answering the problem in society by doing real actions. For the main activity, students will be divided into four (4) groups and each group will meet one of four (4) Social Entrepreneurs which are Yayasan Cinta Anak Bangsa (YCAB), Telapak, Duanyam, and Javara. They will get the opportunity to have an interview about their activities and values as social entrepreneurs. After, they present the documentation result and possibly share their own business plan to UnLtd representatives and some Japanese expats who have concerns about this topic (social entrepreneurs are also invited to attend if they were available). Students’ documentation result will also be published in the official Nippon Foundation Website to spread more awareness and positive action.
For Culture and Education, the main program is voluntary teaching for the kids in the riverbank of Code River. The theme for this workshop is ‘Clean Environment: I start from myself!’. Participants, 10 Japanese and 5 Indonesian students will work in teams to create creative workshop to deliver that theme so the kids are able to realize the importance of keeping their environment clean, especially they are living by the river where this issues is crucial.
For more information and application, we attached the info sheet below or you can open bit.ly/ALPJakarta_Summer2016 and bit.ly/ALPYogyakarta_Summer2016 or check our fanpage www.facebook.com/alternativeproject.now.
Application form can be found in bit.ly/ALPApplicationSummer2016
The application term is between May 23rd until June 13th, 2016.