Help us to process plastic waste into fuel at our NGO in Bali, Indonesia

  • Indonesia
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  • Last activity: 7 Dec 2023



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    We are an NGO based in Abiansemal, Bali, focusing on the plastic waste issue and building a technology innovation to process plastic waste into energy.

    We empower communities by assisting them how to turn plastic waste into fuel oil with a low-tech device!
    Our team of 3 local staff lives in our headquarters (house, garden, and workshop)

    We welcome volunteers to:
    - Help maintain the place - Plastic Waste Storage,garden,and housekeeping
    - Learn about plastic waste issues in Bali and share solutions to reduce the amounts of it
    - Help local staff for our NGO activities: machine RnD, welding, media contents making, any knowledges sharing
    - Help beautify Our learning center area by painting or murals.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    By staying with our friendly local staff you will learn about:
    - Indonesian language & cultures, we will be happy to teach everything we know
    - Local food & cuisine
    - How we can reduce plastic waste, in order to help nature recover but also ourselves by returning the plastic into energy and merchandise that we can then use as fuels and souvenirs

  • Help



    From a daily perspective, tasks range from general maintenance to speaking on our behalf for our non-profit events!
    We like everyone to take turns in the daily tasks so we can see what might suit your skills:
    - Buying groceries at the traditional market (with a budget provided by the NGO).
    - Cooking for the team.
    - Cleaning is done on a daily turn basis (everyone participating).
    - Gardening / Landscaping / Composting and Sorting Plastic Waste.
    - Teaching English to local staff.
    - Sorting and processing plastic waste into energy.

    Our NGO has a specific program regarding plastic waste management, developing technologies, and assisting grassroots communities:
    - Photography/videography: Join the staff to take pictures and videos, and post them online. We have limited equipment, so bringing yours along can help us to achieve this.
    - Digital marketing & fundraising: If you have digital marketing and communication skills, you might even help us with fundraising and event promotions.
    - Social media specialist or design: You can help us to boost our social media engagement!
    - Machine building, R&D, and others: if you have welding, engineering, chemistry, and skills to assist machine building, you will surely be of great help!
    - Merchandise production: if you have skill in carving and producing merchandise ideas (such as souvenirs), you will help us to turn plastic waste residue (carbon powder) into merchandise products.

    Regarding the length of your stay: one week stay for daily routine activities, and one month stay if you have something specific to contribute!

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Indonesian: Fluent
    English: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    The rooms we provide for now are fairly basic: it is composed of a mattress, mosquitoes net, blanket and pillows.

    Unless you apply as a couple or know each other, we try to accomodate solo travelers with the same gender as often as possible (unless you do not care). The bathroom is outside and shared with everyone (There is no running hot water but it is possible to heat water on a stove).

    We provide 2 meals a day (the team takes turns going for groceries and doing the cooking). We can also accommodate you if you have any specific diet just let us know.
    Also, you can help yourself to cook and have tea orcoffee whenever you need it.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    /!\ We do not have available vehicles for volunteers /!\
    But we can rentals or find motorbike rentals for you!

    Our place is quite remote, but you can access it by motorbike. It is close to Green School.
    It is better for you to be able to drive a motorbike and/or to rent your own car/motorbike. We can help with providing a fair price rental.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 226373698461

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