Do the best and let God do the rest :)

Kamis, 12 Mei 2016

Saatnya Berhenti Berjuang (?)

Sabtu adalah hari yang ditunggu-tunggu. Akhirnya, sate yang kami jual akan di delivery pada pagi ini. Anti, yang telah menginap dirumah semenjak Jumat malam sangat antusias untuk menggenapi target penjualan. Sabtu subuh, tidak hanya saya dan anti yang antusias. Ibu saya yang biasanya sibuk dengan pekerjaan rumah, ikut serta mengatur sate jualan. We all are really excited.

"Dulu juga begini kubikin sama teman-temanku, karena banyak ka bersaudara jadi nd bisa minta uang terus" Ada maksud nostalgia rupanya ketika ibu dengan cekatan memasukkan 40 paket sate ke dalam dos-dos besar.


"Anti, nd bisa ko bawaki ini pakai motor, nanti separuh dlu terus kuantar separuh ke Tello. Nanti kuambil kalau selesai mi ko antar separuh" Ibu menjelaskan panjang lebar dan kita berdua setuju dengan strategi itu.

Anti dan saya lalu melaju diatas motor, dengan dos besar ditengah boncengan. Sesekali harus berhenti untuk mengecek alamat yang dituju. Panasnya matahari,tidak menyurutkan semangat untuk mengantar 37 paket sate ketika matahari tepat diatas kepala.

"Berhenti mki dlu kak, beli minum mki dulu di Indomaret"

Kami memasuki Indomaret dan bertahan sejenak untuk mengembalikan tenaga yang habis dimangsa liarnya mentari siang itu.
Masih senyum karena masih antaran pertama :D
"Deeeeeh, Anti liakko komennya anak-anak di grup Line yang sudah diantarkan sate. Alhamdulillah enak ji bedeng"

Dan Akhirnya kami menyerah setelah terisa 3 pack sate di dalam dos besar.

"Anti sudah mi dulu, nanti cukup ki uangta tapi sakit jki"

Setelah sate laku terjual, kami kemudian melunasi uang pendaftaran konferensi yang akan kami ikuti. Tidak sabar menunggu hingga hari Rabu.

"Kak, nda jadi ka berangkat"
"Ih apa nabilang ini, weeee jangko menyerah!"
"Deh kak, dosen ku bela mau bimbingan, baru nda cukup pi juga uangta"
"Deh sini mko anti pesan tiket baru berangkat ki"

Tiket penerbangan Lion akhirnya ditangan.

"Anti ini rute paling murah, Surabaya terus bus ke Semarang"

Semangat tawaf di mall dengan kerel yang super besar
Tiba di Surabaya kami lalu disambut Yuyun yang telah lebih dulu menikmati hiruk pikuk kota Semarang.

"Jam 10 pi bus ta toh? Nonton mki dulu kak, saya pi traktir ki. Kutau ji rasanya jadi pengembara"

Kami berempat bersama Wahyu, adik Yuyun kemudian berakhir di ruangan bioskop dengan tentengan tas kerel besar warna orange.

Setelah selesai nonton jam 8, kami kemudian kembali ke terminal untuk melanjutkan perjalanan ke Semarang.

A dream deserve a fighter.
"Sholat meki dulu di' terus makan ki supaya tenang-tenangki naik bus"

Kami berdua kemudian menikmati makan malam di sebuah kedai kecil di terminal.

"Anti kenapa lain gambarnya sama yang dikasi"

Setelah selesai dengan bersih-bersih dan makan malam, kami menuju bus Semarang yang terparkir diantara ramenya jajaran bus lainnya.

"Kak pindah ki kebelakang deh, nda bisa lurus kaki ku disini"

Saya kemudian mengikuti Anti menuju tempat duduk belakang. Saya terbangun beberapakali karena merasakan si supir melaju terlalu cepat. Namun, karena rasa kantuk yang berlebihan, saya mengalah dan tetap terlelap hingga terasa tubrukan keras menghantam bus dari bagian depan.

Saya terbangun dan merasakan sakit dikepala yang luar biasa. Kulihat darah segar yang menyebar ke punggung tangan kanan.

Bus yang kami tumpangi terbalik 90 derajat.
"Allahuakbar...Allahuakbar" saya menggigil dan gemetaran. Kupunguti tas kecil yang berisi barang-barang beharga.

"ANTI....ANTIIIIII AMBIL SEMUANYA...TAS MU.... ANTIII..." saya histeris dan tidak sempat mengingat. Tidak berhenti disitu, rasa panik bertambah ketika bau bensin mulai menjalar kedalam bus. Salah satu penumpang mendobrak pintu darurat di atas atap bus.

Anti masih setengah sadar tidak terlalu menyadari keadaan bus yang terbalik dan terseret 20 meter. Saya masih menggigil, kuminta alat sholat untuk melaksanakan sholat subuh dan saya sadar darah dari jidat kiri  ikut mengalir. Astagfirullah, benjolan besar dijidat kiri terasa betul sakitnya. Sujud pun hanya bisa setengah. Saya lalu dibawa kerumah sakit, karena benjolan semakin besar.


Saya melarikan diri dari rumah sakit, merasa pelayanan yang kurang memadai, dan rasa sakit yang sudah berkurang, saya kemudian menuju ke bus yang telah dibalik ke posisi semula.

Tas kerel yang berada di bagasi kiri akhirnya bisa dikeluarkan. Terlihat jelas kursi yang hampir kami duduki hancur berantakan. Anti dan saya hampir saja duduk di kursi itu. Kami kemudian dievakuasi menggunakan bus lainnya yang menuju terminal Terboyo Semarang. Rasa syukur tidak henti-hentinya kupanjatkan. Sesampainya di Terboyo saya kemudian mengambil gojek menuju hotel tempat konferensi.

Saya mungkin masih butuh waktu untuk kembali menggunakan jasa bus, tapi ini belum waktu yang tepat untuk berhenti bermimpi.

Alhamdulillah, it was a hard wake up call....



Jumat, 06 Mei 2016

Perjuangan Tidak Akan Berhenti :)

Anti dan beroncong kesayangan
Kami terus mengumpulkan sisa-sisa tenaga yang habis meleleh oleh panasnya mentari sore. Memasuki ruangan toko peralatan kantor terbesar di Makassar, kami bisa merasakan hangatnya udara yang berhembus di sela antrian panjang.

Kami terus menerobos. Demi, mendapatkan bahan jualan besok pagi. Pokoknya, perjalanan ke Semarang tidak boleh batal. Insya Allah, soon to be in Semarang! Mulai memilih kira-kira bungkusan yang bagus untuk jualan sate. Setelah selesai dengan satu pilihan, kami memasuki antrian dan langsung membayar.

"Kak beli dulu beroncong nah"

Sambil menunggu, saya mencoba mengeluarkan motor dari sesaknya parkiran di toko.

"Beli dulu susu strawberry nah" kali ini gantian saya yang singgah belanja di pinggir jalan.

Selesai dengan urusan belanja, kami kemudian menyelesaikan target jualan demi membayar biaya pendaftaran. Huaaaaaaa, it was virtually hectic mengajak satu persatu untuk membeli sate.

Kami tidak menyerah, hingga tanpa terasa 8 jam perjuangan virtual, kami closing dengan 40 penjualan sate. YEAAAAYYY!!! Semarang semakin dekat! terimakasih para pembeli sate :)

Donasi Sate :)

Hi !

This is ICHA writing :D


Akhirnya cerita yang telah dimulai semenjak kepulangan dari India, sedikit lagi berakhir. Sebagai penutup. Saya akan berangkat ke Semarang bersama teman-teman. Namun, kali ini ada sedikit taktik tambahan untuk menuju konferensi terakhir disana :)

Donasi sate telah dimulai minggu lalu untuk menutupi sebagian perjalan kami.

Besok, sate-sate yang telah dipesan akan di antarkan pada pukul 10 pagi hingga 12 siang.
Terima kasih yang telah memesan. Perjalanan kami menuju Semarang bisa di update melalui blog ini :)

SEE YOU in SEMARANG!

Minggu, 15 Maret 2015

BEING FAR, LOOK CLOSER....INDONESIA :)

Hello my Indonesia!
I just realized that exchange makes me able to see my Indonesia from eagle view.  So, here I gave you some list, what actually I feel as Indonesian citizen about the gossip in Indonesia.

     1.     Flight accident,
Jadi pas kejadian itu, setiap orang yang lihat di surat kabar pasti selalu berkomentar, ini negara kamu kan? Kok bisa sampai sering terjadi. Kebanyakan mereka berfikir kalua kualitas pilot di Indonesia sangatlah buruk. Sambil mengelus dada saya menjelaskan panjang lebar tentang kondisi cuaca dimana kecelakaan ini terjadi. Ujung-ujungnya mereka bakal berfikir 2 kali untuk mengunjungi Indonesia. So saaaad~

     2.     Flintstone
Jadi beberapa bulan yang lalu ada teman yang tanya, nanti kalau kamu pulang nanti bisa titip ole-ole perhiasan batu nda? Disini lagi ngetrend tentang batu. Oalah sampai kuliat foto-for yang bertebaran di facebook rata-rata gambar jari tangan yang sedang dihiasi batu-batu indah. Jadi ingat serial fil kartun yang dulu sedang beken.

     3.     Demam film India.
Ternyata di Indonesia sedang musim nonton film India. Malah bulan lalu ad yang minta ole-ole perhiasan ala Jodha akbar. Ada juga yang tanya, sudah ketemu pemain Mahabarat kah. Belum tau mereka kalau disini saya cuman liat TV sekali sebulan :D

     4.     MLM dimana-mana
Jadi selama magang disini, nomor Indonesia saya masih aktif. Saya juga masih keep in touch sama teman-teman di Makassar. Dan yang paling sering membangunkan di pagi hari adalah chat promo produk MLM. Makin bangga banyak anak muda yang berjiwa pengusaha. Apa mungkin karena pak Jokowi sudah tutup lowongan PNS ya…

     5.     Haji Lulung
Entah darimana saya mulai gossip tentang Haji Lulung ini. Yang jelas meme tentang Haji Lulung ini selalu membuat saya tertawa lepas setiap malam.

     6.     Geng motor.
Saat pemerintah menaikkan harga BBM, masih ada-ada saja yang pakai kendaraan untuk melakukan aksi kejahatan. Semoga lekas sadar.

     7.     Banjir.
Jadi sekitar 2 bulan lalu wall facebook saya dihiasi gambar banjir ibukota Jakarta. Sedih juga liatnya. Sampai kapan ini bisa diatasi.

However, I am still proud to be an Indonesian. Especially when people asked me how many Islands in Indonesia? and I will said mmmmm more than 17.000 islands. WOOOOWWWW!!!
Being far from your country makes you have to think about all rumors in your country. People will ask you many questions, and you have to be smart because they will judge your country based on your answer.


Thanks for reading!

Kamis, 12 Maret 2015

APPLY VISA FOR GIP PROJECT IN INDIA

Thanks to Ita Maryane who just asked me how to apply India visa for AIESEC GIP Project.

1.    So, first of all you have to have a digital and physical photograph for visa.

2.    And then complete the online registration.
For filling the application you will need some information such as, name of employer, address of company, your address in India and some basic information about yourself.
For GIP you applied for business visa with multiple entries. It makes me able to travel abroad from India and come back again.

            3.   Complete the support document.
-          1 filled online form
-          1 copy of Invitation letter from company (this is super important because it will be effect of your visa duration)
-          1 copy of EP AN
-          1 copy of TN AN
-          1 copy of passport
-          Original passport with 6 months available after exchange and 2 blank pages
-          1 copy of KTP or identity card.
-          1 colour picture 5 inch x 5 inch  

         4.  You will submit all the document in the Indian embassy in Jakarta.  At that time I took busway           and stop in gor sumantri than I continued with ojek.  I couldn’t remember the exact route to the           embassy. I hope the address can help you.

Jalan Haji R. Rasuna Said No.Kav 1, Setiabudi, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12950, Indonesia
+62 21 5204150

          5. You can come at 10 in the morning from Monday to Friday and submit all the documents.                  After that you will be back again at 4 in the afternoon to collect your passport and visa. In the             same time you will pay some fees. So, prepare your cash money because the ATM machine is             quite far. At that time I paid aroud 1.300.000 rupiah for 12 months and multiples entry. DON’T         FORGET TO ASK IF IT IS POSSIBLE TO EXTEND YOUR VISA IN INDIA AND                   HOW MANY TIMES YOU CAN EXTEND IT.

          6. Remember that they will start activated your visa since you finish your registration.  So, if you           apply 1 month earlier from your starting project, you are gonna finish your visa 1 month in                 Indonesia. So, please consider it before apply.



And when you get your visa don’t forget to scan it and keep the digital for your safety.


 If you want to know about my experience about India, feel free to read  my blog posts. 
*IT IS A TEMPORARY INFO, SO PLEASE 
KEEP CHECKING THE NEWEST UPDATE 
ABOUT THE PROCESS.

Selasa, 10 Maret 2015

When AIESEC make me fall in Love

So, this afternoon Irina was sitting in the staffroom when I came and gave a big smile to her. I have booked my tickeeeeeeetttttt online! She asked me how and I explained her. We both then walked to in front of another class and sat on the bench while waiting for Aditi.

“You have changed a lot in 10 months” Irina surprised me and I asked her why. She explained that the first time when I reached in India, I even was afraid to buy my train ticket and traveled alone. Now, I can manage my ticket online and plan my travel where to go by myself. My skills have been shaped through my exchange experience.

But, forget about ticket and travel. It is only a small story about my leadership journey in AIESEC. There are a lot of story that I will never forget, how people in AIESEC help me to improve myself and I will always remember how my experiences in AIESEC shape my leadership.

I was sitting in library in November 2013 facing 3 interviewers from AIESEC. They asked me to mention 3 countries that I really didn’t want to go for exchange. I said India was in my first list. I didn’t want to go to India and face many problems there. Population is the main reason, this country was not safe from my perspective. My AIESEC gave me the chance to see closer, feel directly and dive deeper.

I packed my bag on 15 June 2014 and left my country to India. I passed the teaching project in India after struggling with 3 Interviews. I gave up and stop taking risks by missing chance to go for exchange in AIESEC. I kept waiting until another country apart from India announced that I passed. But none of them, I passed. I have to go to India because it was the only country that can accept my limited skill. I explained to my mom that I would be really careful in India. Especially 2 months before leaving, a doctor told me I got cirrhosis. Lucky me, that my mom could understand and allowed me to go for 11 months.  

Before I came to India, I have worked in AIESEC since 2012. I have known from the beginning that I would fall in love with this organization.  I introduced almost all of AIESEC members to my parents. Because I believe that I would spend more time in this organization and it would be my second home. I improve my professional skill by taking role in AIESEC. I was working as a public relation and I raised FAJAR newspaper, the biggest newspaper company in Makassar, as AIESEC’s partnership. I learnt how to deal with a big company. At the same time I built my personal network.

2012, 2013, and 2014 are the golden moment in my AIESEC journey. I applied many roles and passed GIP internship. Now, 2015, I am going to make my diamond moment, hehehe.  I am running my GIP project and trying to take higher position as LCVP Marketing in AIESEC LC UNHAS. This is what I like from AIESEC.

I CAN GAIN EXPERIENCE AS A YOUTH BEFORE REALLY WORKING IN MY PROFESSIONAL JOB. I CAN BE MYSELF AND CREATED A NEW BRAND OF MYSELF BY IMPROVING MY SKILLS. I CAN HAVE MY PROFESSIONAL NETWORK EVERYWHERE.

So, back to my story about booked online ticket. Maybe some people think, it is only a small skill. But can you imagine that before this I was the person who was afraid to travel alone by pete2 when I was in first semester in college. And because my exchange experience force me to break my limit and get out from my comfort zone.

I always believe that when I break my comfort zone actually I am expanding the zone. I was afraid to stay in India but now, I can travel everywhere alone in India. But please, I won’t do it in the midnight and wear impolite cloth. And many places in India really amazed me.

Then I was facing the moment where AIESEC in my city was opening the opportunity to be the vice president. I applied as Vice President of OGX and passed it. Unfortunately, I am still in India till now and couldn’t pass the next selection. The second reason why I like this organization is

I CAN REINTEGRATE WITH HIGHER POSITION. OF COURSE WITH MORE RESPONSIBILITY, MORE CHALLENGE AND EXTRA EXPERIENCE.

I believe that my dream company will love to read my CV and hear my exchange story. I never as brave as now to take any risk and challenges myself in my life. One more thing about AIESEC that I know
IT IS NOT ONLY ABOUT EXCHANGE. IT IS ABOUT LEADERSHIP.

You can shape your leadership skill through exchange because living a powerful exchange can develop your skill and create strong leadership. For me when you are able to convert the vision to be an action, that’s leadership.  

 So, if you are a member of AIESEC, why don’t you continue to take higher role, develop more skill. It will be difficult at the first. But if you are staying in your comfort zone, other people will shrink it. This organisation, make me fall in love many times in my live. I couldn't wait to see my AIESECer in my city. See you soon!

Senin, 09 Maret 2015

Kolkata, City of Joy.

Do you believe love at the first sight? I am quite difficult to accept this thing. I have to know more, dive deeper and I will decide. I still remember the first time I landed in Kolkata, city of joy in India. It was 17 June 2014 at 3 a.m. I had to wait for my next flight for 11 hours. I was in airport when 2 people were fighting and a policeman came with a big dog to stop them. It made me crazy. I hope people’s opinion about India was wrong. But I was frightened by this situation. I was still tired and got confused because of these two crazy men. Then I left this city with bad memory at 11 am to Ranchi. I wished I never come back and see horrible things again in Kolkata.

But, life gave me second chance to enjoy my holi holidays in Kolkata. When people throw colourful each other and burn bonfire to welcome spring season. From my city, it took me 7 hours by train. As usual I always take 3AC to travel. But that time was different. I traveled with Aditi, special need teacher in my school. She is one of my best mates in India. She is from Kolkata. She likes to manage everything and I like people decided for me because I have no idea how to survive in India at the beginning. Her opinion always is my first priority.


We reached at 7 in the morning. The railway station’s name is Howrah. It was really crowded. Aditi got into the line to get prepaid taxi. Finally I saw the yellow taxi that I usually saw in movie. It was black and yellow but now it is fully yellow colour. Aditi explained all things about Kolkata. I fall in love with the bridge near from Howrah station. In the same time my students were studying about types of bridge, finally I saw cantilevered bridge. It was awesome. The buildings in Kolkata have been affected by British.




Holi celebration was not in Kolkata when I reached. People in west Bengal or state of Kolkata celebrate holi one day earlier than other states in India. So, I was lucky because some people in my school also celebrated holi before I left.


We went straightly to house and refresh ourselves. I usually get tired after travelling but this time, I was super duper excited. I was planning to meet Lala and mom in Kolkata. She is working in one of hospital in Kolkata and mom came to visited her again. I hope it is not too late to introduce them. She was working in the same school with. Her mom came from Italy and invited me to visit Taj mahal together. Since that day, Lala’s mom and I are like mom and daughter.

I met Lala in the hospital. Aditi dropped me and finally I saw mom again. I gave her a couple gifts and I was happy that she liked it. I left hospital after 2 hours and went to mall with Aditi. 


I took some snaps in mall. I wanted to show that people are wearing saree even in the mall. 


They are proud to wear traditional clothes. We would meet again after Lala finished her work at 6. I am falling in love with this city. This city was like Jakarta. It was not really clean but much cleaner than other state in India.




The time when Lala took me to new market after worked, I could feel the Indonesian atmosphere. People bargained everywhere and the stuff are really cheap. Even I didn’t buy anything but I loved it. Lala bought many toys for her patients. She is working for special need children.

When we reached home, we had a rest and continued to enjoy music in the cafe. Lala wanted to shows mom the life in Kolkata. We enjoyed as well even we were really tired. In the morning when Lala left for office, mom and I still enjoyed the time at home. I wrote some postcards and sent them through post office near from Lala’s hospital. I dropped mommy and back to home. I got lost and confused. The road was really crowded. And finally when I reached home, I was sweating. It was hot day. I relaxed little bit and prepared the dinner. I arranged everything on the dining table and cooked chicken soup. 


We had really great time together. While having our dinner I played music and display all our pictures. After dinner I got awesome gifts from Lala and mom. I loved it.

I enjoyed my time till I had to say goodbye to Lala and mom in the airport. Mom had to back to Italy, Lala will stay in Kolkata and I had my train to back to Ranchi in the night.

I enjoyed my another story with Aditi. I came back to her home, slept and we went to mall to enjoy our lunch. I was sitting in the Chinese restaurant and enjoy buffet menu. Aditi treated me and I could feel joy in my stomach. The menus were great. I ate crab, shrimp, chicken and I found kerupuk!!!.In the night before I took my train, Aditi’s mom who I called mamaji cooked mutton and fish for me.

I love this city. I am sure that before I am going back to Indonesia I would stop again here once and enjoy everything. I am closing my journey in Kolkata with my blog stuff and enjoy my first class in the train. I took it to adjust my life story about Indian train. It is not cheap but once in my life I want to feel it. And it super luxury with single cabin and broad bed. I think it is designed for business people who are willing to travel in luxury train. So, good night everyone, see you in another story and of course thanks for AIESEC to support my entire life story in India.


Train to Ranchi, 11:38, 8 March 2015.