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Gede Suardika, Underprivileged Family in Br. Goris, Pajarakan Village, Gerokgak, Buleleng

Time of visit: 2 June 2017

Name: Gede Suardika (Male/around 50 yo)

Occupation: making Tuak (fermented beverages from Palmyra palm)

Address: Br. Goris, Pajarakan Village, Gerokgak, Buleleng Regency

Wife’s name: Nyoman Surining (Female/Around 45 yo)

Occupation: raising pigs and cattle

Contact phone number:

  • 0852-3824-1804, Gede Suardika.
  • 0853-3360-3315, Made Wiradnya, local volunteer

Category: poor family

Bank Account: Bank BRI, No.: 4754-01-008079-53-3, Beneficiary: Gede Suardika

Regular sponsor:

  1. Neryle & Bill Gamblin, USD 10 per month starting July 2017
  2. Please contact us if you want to be a regular sponsor

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Gede Suardika and his wife have two children:

  1. Daughter (female/13 yo, eight grader)
  2. Son (male/6 yo, not yet in school)

Sources of income:

  • Gede Surdika’s occupation is making Tuak (fermented beverage from Palmyra palm). From selling tuak he gets Rp 30.000 a day.
  • His wife raises 2 cattle and 3 pigs of her neighbours’, no fixed income, only gets income when she sells cattle / pigs.
  • Gede Surdika gets rice-for-the-poor aid from the government, 2.5 kg/month by paying Rp. 5.000.

Cost of living:

  • Children’s school fee is free. Buys school’s uniform and books once a year or when necessary.
  • Children’s school allowance: Rp. 5,000 per day

House condition:

  • Bed room: 1
  • Bed: 1
  • Mattress: none
  • Floor of semen
  • The walls of woven bamboo
  • Roof from asbestos
  • Electricity: yes
  • Water: yes, well water
  • Another room: kitchen
  • Land status: self-owned

Your help to this family can be in the form of:

  • Mattresses and pillows
  • Staples or financial aid to buy the necessities of daily living
  • Funding for school fees/allowance
  • Cattle / pigs aids
  • Funding for renovating houses (floors, walls) or for simple house-building

Here are some photos we took.

House
House
House
House
House
House
Bedroom
Bedroom
Bed
Bed
Kitchen
Kitchen

Address: Br. Goris, Pajarakan Village, Gerokgak, Buleleng Regency
Coordinates: 8°08’57.5″S 114°35’47.7″E (View on Google Maps)


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