Non-Profit School Sidoarjo, Indonesia

5 reviews5

Helping by heart, immerse yourself into Indonesian cultures

Help a sustainable project
3 travelers confirmed that this host is actively contributing to a more sustainable future for everyone!
Higher chance of approval
This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Immerse yourself in the local culture
5 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Connect with the locals
5 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Animal Care
Help look after and take care of animals.
Social Work
Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.
Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Discounts on Restaurants
Get discounts at nearby restaurants.
Discounts on Accommodation
Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Get free drinks or beverages.
Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
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Stay at least
1 week
Stay up to
4 weeks

The Experience

Hi, my name is Ida. I was a teacher at a formal school until 6 years ago. I resigned to help my husband organize his institution, a learning centre (non profit organization). My husband built it 16 years ago. The institution concerns community based education. We are located in Sidoarjo, a small city in East Java. Our Institution has 3 general focuses: English improvement, Chinese improvement and school subjects improvement program.

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  • Intermediate English or Intermediate Arabic
  • Between 20 and 45 years old
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or partners)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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5 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks


Non Profit School


Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

  • 5 Immersing in the local culture
  • 5 Meeting locals
  • 3 Developing social awareness
  • 3 Creating true social impact
  • 3 Practicing English

This host contributes to Sustainable Development Goals

  • 3 4. Quality education
  • 1 1. No poverty
  • 1 2. Zero hunger



Super recommended, Ida and Roni are charming, as are all the people around them. They were very attentive to making sure I felt good and rested. I was surrounded by really kind and wonderful people. The English classes are very fun and easy for people to learn. faster, you can share free time visiting the market, and then eating together, a truly immersive and unforgettable experience to get to know Indonesian culture, thank you very much, I hope you can visit Spain one day

about 2 months ago



Ida and Roni are excellent hosts. I got to meet so many wonderful kids during my stay. I am missing them so much already. The place was tough to adjust to for me, due to being a light sleeper and new to travel, but they were very kind, empathetic and helpful.

3 months ago



Ida and her family was my second family basically, they were very welcoming and treating me as one of their family members! I had a blast and I wish them all the best

4 months ago



If you want to fully immerse yourself in the local culture, this is the perfect place for you! You will find amazing people with a good heart, welcoming, kind and friendly. Ida prepared for me all the typical Indonesian dishes possible (vegetarian). Also she bought a lot of fruit and sweet food because she knew I loved it:) you will leave the place with the feeling of having a second family there. The students are eager to learn more about your culture and language knowledge!

5 months ago

Ida replied

We are going to miss you. Please try another jamu somewhere. We were glad to have you here. With your patience and dedication, you helped the students to be more confident to learn English. Again, thank you

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I have absolutely loved my time volunteering here. The host and the whole family are amazing. They are very welcoming, friendly, generous, caring and kind. I couldn't sing their praises enough. They will help immerse you into the local culture by helping you try all the Indonesia food, taking you to events, talking to you about Indonesia and their lives and just generally showing you around. The students you will teach are very respectful and are keen to learn. The teaching is very relaxed and there's no pressure put on you.

8 months ago

Ida replied

Hi Sian. Thanks for your time and dedication during your stay here. Your English accent made the students learn more about English. It was really helpful with your native accent. Keep in touch. Have a nice travel

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