English speakers welcome to help students and stay with a family in Payakumbuh, West Sumatera, Indonesia




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    We are an organisation located in Payakumbuh West Sumatra that provide an opportunity to local communities to learn English. We have one English community centre to teach the basic of English and we are planning to make a cafe to practice English conversation. We would like to invite native English speakers and those who are fluent in English to help with the teaching.

    What you will do here:
    1. You just need to have an easy and relax conversation with the students.
    2. Its a freestyle teaching method, freely to share the knowledge with the students (eg. Reading storybooks, story telling, singing or watch movies together).
    3. You can conduct any fun games in order to improve English among the students, can share with us if you have any ideas.
    4.. The help needed is easy and fun and the working time is flexible which only take about 3 hours in a week.

    What we will offer :
    A stay at our home with three times meal per day.
    We will provide a room which will be more than comfortable for you.
    We can exchange languages and cultures. We speak English, Bahasa Indonesia and Minang.
    We also know the basics of German and Chinese, and we keen to improve more.
    Beside, we know Korean as well. We can read Hangul.
    If you can speak any of the languages, please teach us ^_^ We will be so sooo happy.

    Payakumbuh has a lot of tourist attractions and beautiful nature to explore. This will be a great opportunity for you to explore this area while contributing to the local communities. We are more than happy to guide you to each of the attraction places.
    Apart from that, Payakumbuh also known for their friendly people (You may be surprise of how the local people welcoming tourists..... the people here are nice and really respect the guests especially who come from abroad. You will feel like a superstar). We are pleased if you are interested to be part of this wonderful journey.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Babysitting and creative play
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can learn Minang and Indonesian language, beautiful Minang culture, of how to make Minangnese cuisines and many more.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    If you have any English books that you are not using anymore, we would really appreciate if you could bring these to our community centre in Payakumbuh when you come for volunteering.

    If you are married you can stay in one room, , if not, it is not allowed because of Muslim Culture. However we will acommodate other room for the guests.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Indonesian: Fluent
    German: Beginner
    Korean: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    We can exchange other languages such as English, Bahasa Indonesia, Mandarin, German, and Korean.

  • Accommodation


    You can stay with a nice family in Payakumbuh and you will get all meals covered. They can also take you to different places and tourist attractions in Payakumbuh.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    If you are good on content or marketing, it would an advantage since we are currently promoting our community centres to wide range of people in social media.

    Besides, you can learn or explore about Payakumbuh on your own during free time and see more sight of Indonesia than you thought you would be able to. Its easy to get transport to commute around Payakumbuh. You can also taste variety of traditional Minangnese foods, such as RENDANG & GALAMAI.

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We are digital nomad friendly but may be vary depending on the current connection.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Theres a space for the van

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 3 hours in a week

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