Yakkum

Pusat Rehabilitasi YAKKUM

YAKKUM is an Indonesia based non-government organization working for People with Disabilities (PWD). YAKKUM aim to empower people with disability to reach optimal levels of independence physically, socially and financially while also empowering the community to accept and include those with disability.

At the community level YAKKUM focuses on empowering people with disability, their families and also the community so that they remain people with dignity and have access to have their basic rights fulfilled.

Find more information on the Yakkum website.

Winter Vacation 2019

Location: Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Dates: 29 June- 27 July 2019

Activity cost: Approx $1000-$1500* TBC

*Prices are subject to change

Cost includes: In-Country support, Welcome pack (tshirt, bag), 10 x Breakfasts, 10 x Dinners, Lunch each day, Accommodation, Airport Transfers

Cost excludes: Airfares, Breakfast and Dinner after the first 10 x days, Laundry, Visa, Personal expenses, Unit tuition

PACE Travel Grants available (subject to eligibility): $1100

Current opportunities

*Please note that the unit availability, timing and activities are always subject to change

PACE unitUnit timingActivity examples
PSY399Session 2 (after activity)Students will work on health promotion activities to advocate for people with a disability
PACE360Winter Vacation (same time as activity)Students will work on health promotion activities to advocate for people with a disability
MAS350Session 2 (after activity)Students will work on health promotion activities to advocate for people with a disability
INTS305Session 2 (after activity)Students will work on health promotion activities to advocate for people with a disability
HLTH300Session 2 (after activity)Students will work on health promotion activities to advocate for people with a disability

Unit info

*Please note that the unit availability, timing and activities are always subject to change

PACE unitUnit timingOverseas activity timingActivity examples
HLTH300Session 1/
Session 2 (after activity)
Session 3/
Winter Vacation
Develop disability inclusive activities to introduce and advocate disability issues, including developing media campaigns to promote income generation unit programs
PSY399Session 2 (after activity)Winter VacationConduct a monitoring and evaluation for Yakkum, including collecting relevant data concerning psychological outcomes of childrens' primary carers 
PACE360Winter Vacation/
Session 3 (same time as activity)
Winter Vacation/
Session 3
Develop training courses to help equip people with disabilities with soft skills training
INTS305Session 1/
Session 2 (after activity)
Session 3/
Winter Vacation
Develop a media campaign to promote and advocate the work of Yakkum
MAS350Session 1/
Session 2 (after activity)
Session 3/
Winter Vacation
Students will work on health promotion activities to advocate for people with a disability
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