Made Seranti, a less-fortunate elderly in di Br. Tiying Seka, Desa Bebandem, Karangasem

Date of visit: May 22nd, 2018

Name: Made Seranti (Male/around 80 years old)

Occupation: Farm labor

Address: Br. Tiying Seka, Desa Bebandem, Bebandem, Karangasem

Contact Person :

  • I Wayan Sudarsana (0852-3840-0091); BCC’s volunteer Karangasem Area
  • Made Suardita (0813-3864-9998); Chief of Tiying Seka sub-village

Category: less-fortunate elderly living alone

Should you wish to be a regular donor for him, we will make a bank account for him, therefore you can help him directly.

Regular donor:

  1. Kindly contact us should you wish to be a regular donor for him.

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Made Seranti was married once, he divorced long time ago. They don’t have a child. He now lives alone in the middle of snake fruit farm.

Source of income:

  • Made Seranti works as farm labor at a snake fruit farm. During the harvest season, he could earn Rp. 250.000 (snake fruit harvest season only once a year). When the time comes to harvest the coconut, he could earn Rp. 150.000 (every two months). To make the ends meet, he sells wood fire with the income of Rp. 5.000 per day.
  • He received affordable rice program (Raskin) from the government. He receives 30 kgs of rice every 6 months from the government.

House condition: not in a good condition, small house with small bed. His house located in the middle of snake fruit farm, could be reached by walking 200 meters.

  • Bedroom: 1
  • Bedbase: 1 small bed base
  • Bed: 1 small bed
  • Kitchen and bedroom in one place
  • No floor
  • Wall from woven coconut leaves
  • Corrugated Iron roof
  • No electricity access
  • No water access, he usually gets water from the neighbour
  • Land status: user

Should you wish to help Made Seranti, please kindly consider to donate:

  • Groceries or funds to buy daily needs.
  • Funds to build simple house
  • Radio, flashlight, lights and the battery

Below are the photos that we took during our visit.

Made Seranti
Made Seranti
House
House
Side of the house
Side of the house
Side of the house
Side of the house
Inside the house
Inside the house
Bed
Bed
Kitchen
Kitchen

Address: Br. Tiying Seka, Desa Bebandem, Bebandem, Karangasem
Coordinates: 8°25’12.5″S 115°32’46.9″E (View on Google Maps)

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