Location: Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Duration: Minimum 2 weeks commitment
Start Dates: Project is on-going, and you can join at any time, depending upon availability. Placements start each Monday
Cost: £350 GBP per week – see Costs section for more details
Includes: All food, accommodation, airport pickup, orientation and all project related activities
Does not Include: flights, travel insurance, visas and vaccinations
- Healthcare Education initiative seeks both medical professionals and non-medical personnel passionate about teaching basic first-aid and personal hygiene
- Health camps and dental checkups are conducted by qualified professionals while the education-focused participants teach basic hygiene techniques to prevent health problems and diseases
- Everyone is welcome to participate and help run healthcare campaigns in local schools to emphasize the importance of hygiene practices, especially handwashing, toothbrushing, and body cleanliness
- The project is constantly updated to ensure focus and alignment with goals
- Participants with medical backgrounds can even help organize check-up clinics for local children and adults.
Do you want to make a difference in the world of healthcare and education? Look no further than our Healthcare Education initiative! Whether you’re an established medical professional or simply passionate about teaching basic first-aid and personal hygiene, your skills are invaluable to our mission.
Due to the extreme variances in hygiene and health practices, we need participants on both ends of the medical spectrum. Our qualified professionals conduct health camps and dental checkups, while our education-focused participants teach basic first-aid and personal hygiene, including handwashing, toothbrushing, and general cleanliness. Together, we work to prevent avoidable health problems and easily communicable diseases.
Our newly established project welcomes everyone who is interested in education and simple hygiene techniques. Medical professionals who can offer guidance on the project’s development are immensely valuable, but no medical background is necessary to join us. As a participant, you will help run healthcare campaigns in local schools, actively teaching the importance of basic hygiene and emphasizing proper toothbrushing, handwashing, and body cleanliness. By starting simple education early, we can make a significant impact on the immediate and future healthcare of the community.
If you have a medical background, you can even help organize check-up clinics for local children and adults. The action plan is updated every Friday to ensure we stay focused and aligned with our goals. So, what are you waiting for? Join our Healthcare Education initiative today and be part of the solution!
Prepare for an engaging week filled with captivating adventures, cultural discoveries, and the chance to connect with your fellow travelers!
Please note that this week is an optional add-on to your Volunteer trip, typically scheduled at the beginning of your journey.
Culture Week is a rich tapestry of experiences designed to immerse you in Balinese culture and provide you with meaningful interactions. It encompasses language lessons to help you communicate with the locals, visits to Bali’s stunning temples, a leisurely walking tour of Ubud, encounters with local art and cuisine, traditional dance performances, and even the art of flower arranging.
Throughout Culture Week, you’ll engage in various activities that offer insights into Balinese culture, learn the Balinese language, explore the beauty of Ubud and its surroundings, witness a traditional Balinese performance, embrace your creative side with Batik Painting, and test your culinary skills with a Balinese cooking class.
Towards the end of the week, you’ll have the opportunity to create a traditional flower offering and present it at the revered Tirta Empul Temple. Here, you can immerse yourself in the sacred waters and offer your prayers for positive fortune.
On Monday, you will have breakfast and then get an introduction to the Bali traditions and culture. Then you will go on a walking tour of the popular Monkey street and Ubud market. After the visit, you will have lunch and then join a class on introduction to Balinese culture. You will then have an early dinner and leave to witness the traditional Balinese dance show.
9:30 Balinese Language Class
14:00 Village Walking tour (Visit rice terrace, an art village and beautiful hills by walking)
9:30 Balinese Language Class
13.00 Batik painting class
09:30 Cooking class
14:00 Balinese flower offering Class
18:30 Welcome and Goodbye dinner
9:00 Spiritual Tour: we go to visit the famous temple “PuraTirtaEmpul” the holy water temple and you can enjoy a shower with the Holy Water(Late Lunch at the house /Possible to get some snack or drink in the temple)
15.00 Project meeting
***This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances.***
Welcome to our Healthcare Education project, where you can make a difference in the lives of local children through teaching valuable health and hygiene practices.
Your journey begins on Monday, where you’ll attend a meeting with our Medical Officer to learn about the health issues facing the community and receive training on what’s required of you. After the meeting, you’ll have time to prepare for the day’s activities before heading to a local school. There, you’ll have the opportunity to organize engaging activities that will help the children learn easily. Once you’ve returned from the school, you’ll have the chance to share your experiences and provide feedback.
Throughout the project, you’ll spend one to two hours each morning preparing lessons and two to three hours in the afternoon teaching at a local elementary, high school, or university. While it’s entirely up to you to decide what to teach, we’ll provide you with examples of what previous participants have done to help you get started.
From Tuesday to Friday, after enjoying a delicious breakfast, you’ll prepare for the day’s activities before heading to the allocated schools/projects. There, you’ll engage with the local children, teaching them vital first-aid, hygiene, and personal care practices in an engaging and attractive manner.
We know that your time is valuable, so we’ve designed our Healthcare Education project to make a real impact in the lives of those you serve. Join us today and help make a difference in the world of healthcare and education.
Travel & Accom.
Upon arrival, you will be welcomed and picked up from the airport, before being taken to your accommodation. Our houses are located in Pejeng village which is about 15-20 minutes drive from the center of Ubud.
You will be staying in shared accommodation of 4-8 people per room. All bed linen a fan will be provided. You should bring your own mosquito net, or you can purchase one locally for very cheap. There is a safety box available and free wifi in the public areas.
Indonesian food is tasty and diverse and you can expect to experience a myriad of flavors and meals during their stay. Typical dishes included mie goreng (fried noodles and vegetables), nasi goreng (fried rice and vegetables) or gado gado (mixed vegetables with a satay sauce). For those who do not eat meat, Indonesian cooking uses a lot of tofu and tempeh (soy beans), we also provide for some of western dishes. Breakfasts are varied and include pancakes, fresh fruit, toast etc. Vegans are welcome!
- Minimum age 18
- Keen to teach about healthcare issues
- Minimum 2 weeks commitment
- CRB Police check (or equivalent) showing that you have no previous criminal convictions
- Good English skills
- Necessary vaccinations
- Necessary flight & visas
- Full travel & medical insurance. Full assistance will be provided in getting everything you will need ready if you choose our Placement Support Package.
£350 GBP per week
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** All payments incur a 5% bank transfer fee
*** Placements are confirmed with a 1 week deposit, minimum 2 weeks commitment
Project Fee includes food, accommodation, airport pickup, orientation, in-country support and project activities.
Private accommodation is available for an additional £100 per week.
What’s not included:
Flights, insurance, visas (if applicable) and vaccinations. Full assistance will be provided in getting all these arranged if you choose our Premium Support.
Premium Support Upgrade
We understand there’s a great deal to plan and organise for your trip. When booking a Placement, many of our participants choose to purchase our Premium Support Upgrade to benefit from the expertise, knowledge and experience of our Project Coordinators.
We can provide the personal advice you need to ensure your trip is organised with excellence and planned with efficiency; ensuring the very best experience possible. Read more about how we can help you.
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