Help with English conversation classes, website and building a treehouse in Kerinci, Indonesia

  • Indonesia
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  • Last activity: 17/01/2022



 Min stay requested: 1 month or more



  • Description


    Hello workawayers,
    I am mr.mainur I am a teacher or public servant in education departemen in senior hight school in government my wife is Mrs. Etriya I have three children a 10 year - old son, 13 year- old, and 15 year old. One each their school are in primary school, junior midle school and senior high school my daily activites I am a teacher and also teach kid english course after teaching school in the afternoon.

    volunteer is the best opportunity to sleep and live with us in a local, indonesian - style house, sample fresh and socialize with a group of family and friendly young indonesian. kerinci is a regency in jambi province on the island of sumatera indonesian the regency has an area of 3.808.5 km. tha capital is siulak. Kerinci is located 350 km from jambi city ang 250 km near from west sumatera.
    I help planning to build swimming pool, fish pond, tree house using round wood bamboo and other natural materials, and clean the area in my garden.

    As we know that kerinci regency have towering over the sumatran landscape. Mt kerinci demands respect at 3805 meters tall. Kerinci mountain is the highest active volcano in southeast Asia and even rises above the iconic mountaint fuji in Japan, and Lombok's mountaint Rinjani. trekking up its foreted slopes, protected within the kerinci sebelat national park, is quite challenging as there are no switc backs-it's just raight up to as the top along a ridge trail. but the views at the top are truly unbeatable, making the struggle and sweat to the summit more than worth it. Leave your loging in the morning to begin your mountaint kerinci climb. on the way to the trail head. Dont forget to turn around and see the incredible view of the beautiful Kayu Aro tea plantation, rice fields, the rawa bento wetlands, and seven mountain off in the distance. come discover kerinci for your self yuo can learn about the region or view additional points of interest around kerinci to create yourn own custom trip. then you'll see several places touristm object district as like : waterfalls, lakes, historic caves, jungle mountain, custom, local markets, tea plantations, hotspring, lake kaco and etc.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Showing culture of kerinci regency. art, custom home. and show dance and place interesting touristm object in kerinci district and camping and also to meet with my students at the school where I teach.

    and learning bahasa Indonesia (even passively) with people in the village, all this while teaching English to your students bring a strong cultural exchange during your stay. Also, you can discover the surroundings since we give workawayers full access to a motorbike!

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    I am looking for an English volunteer or more who would practice english with my family and for teaching conversational english to my students in english courses for month July or august 2020 and who can make websites about interesting places touristm objects district for promoting to travellers or bule in over the world or showing beauty nature of kerinci regency that own secrets valley or hidden valley like heavenly kerinci from land of paradise that was throwed in to kerinci nature lord's of the God and also other ideas

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    volunteer can get a free accommodition a private room and meals, especially for breakfast and lunch they can also get a free tour in surrounding area and free to go anywhere to several places interesting touristm district object as like : climbing mountain kerinci ,mountain lake seven, waterfalls, Hot spring, jungle, tea plantation, marching hill, and around with my family and play together to my garden there are one of them places I shall build tree house and you enjoy selasih mountain views. they can also learn indonesia language if they want.

    Private residences have four levels and for tourists I provide the third level has two rooms and two beds

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    How can you get here?

    Destination to the Minang Kabau (PADANG : PDG) international airport after that you look for a minibus to Kerinci

    We are a 7 hour minibus ride from Padang, West Sumatra. This is the closest airport. If you are interested to visit us, I can arrange a minibus to pick you up at the airport if you want
    price of Rp. 150,000 - 170,000 1 person
    Hope to hear from you!

    vehicles available at my place :
    I have two motorcycle . And two Bikes coincidentally the house is close to attractions one of which is a hot spring can use motor cycle or bicycle there.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 512213279923


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