CERES Global cultural exchange to Indonesia offers interested people the opportunity to take part in a socio-environmental and cultural journey focused on mutual learning and exchange. We’re excited to be able to invite you to join us in 2016!
The aim of the trip is to build cross cultural friendships, share ideas, skills and experiences, and create understanding. Travelers will experience daily village life and work alongside community organisations implementing fresh approaches to sustainability and community development.
Day 1: Group meets Sekolah Nusa Alam International Airport, Lombok Indonesia
Day 2: Sembalun village local introductions to Community Develpment Centre partner org
Day 3: Farming workshops and understanding the impact & use of chemical fertilisers and pesticides
Day 4: Opportunities vs challenges in the transition to organic agriculture in Sembalun
Day 5: Group climb up mount Pergasing’an
Day 6: Head to Sth East Lombok with CDC and Sembalun farmers
Day 7: Permaculture and sustainable agriculture workshops with active community
Day 8: Full day permaculture workshop
Day 9: Local marine and fish stocks trip
Day 10: Head on home
Late 2017 and early 2018, we’re building relationships with oceanic and marine protection organisations, to understand the impact of plastic waste on marine life in the Indonesian archipelago, and what we can do about it. We’re building key friendships with committed groups working towards campaigning, protecting, and respecting our oceans. Join us on an important journey.
How you can get involved
CERES Global works with communities to generate solutions that are community driven and meet the needs identified by members of the community. Project sustainability is a key aspect of successfully engaging with communities and we encourage projects that are designed and implemented with these principles in mind. We facilitate projects with the group and the communities visited, matching your skills to particular projects.
CERES Global is a not for profit community organisation and all trips run at cost price. The price includes all internal food, accommodation, transport, community contributions, facilitator support, pre trip preparations and administration. It does not include flights to and from Indonesia, flights between sections of the trip, passport, visa, medical and travel insurance, vaccinations, beverages, laundry and other items of a personal nature.
If you are interested in finding out more, please contact Sophie at email@example.com phone (03) 9389 0183.
Photos from our Indonesia trip
6th – 16th May 2017
How much does it cost?
$1290 for 10 days
For further details contact Ben
(03) 9389 0183
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