Ayu Widya Astari, abandoned children in Dusun Bingin Village, Batukandik, Nusa Penida, Klungkung

Visit Date : January, 10th 2019

Name : Ayu Widya Astari (F/11 y.o, grade 4 of elementary school)

Address : Dusun Bingin, Batukandik Village, Nusa Penida, Klungkung

Grandmother : Ni Ketut Murti (F/46 y.o)

Occupation : farmer

Contact : 0853-3386-5221 – I Komang Sugiarta; Head of Dusun Bingin

Category : abandoned children

Bank Account: Bank BRI unit Batununggul, No.: 4745-01-016930-53-8, Beneficiary: Ni Ketut Murti QQ Ayu Widya Astari

Regular donors:

  1. Ida Bagus Nyoman Surya Dharma, 100.000 Rupiah per month starting January 2019
  2. Balipockets Nicola Richter covers the costs for her school supplies, starting February 2019
  3. Mahawira Mandiri, 100.000 Rupiah per month starting March 2019
  4. Dayu Nina Athalia Saleh, 100.000 Rupiah per month starting March 2020
  5. Please contact us if you are willing to be her permanent donors.

Update on March 1st, 2019; Ayu Widya Astari received mattress, pillow, bolster and sheet assistance

Update on March 9th, 2019; Ayu Widya Astari received school bag, shoes, socks assistance


Ayu Widya Astari (F / 11 years / 4th grade of elementary school) lives with her grandparents, her father and mother are divorced. His father later remarried and lived in Sumatra, his mother also remarried and lived in Tabanan. Ayu’s school location is about 500 meters from her house. She goes to school on foot.

Source of income:

  • Grandfathers and grandmothers work as rainfed farmers, planting / harvesting season is only 1 time in 1 year during the rainy season, during the dry season they cannot grow crops due to dry / barren conditions.
  • To get extra income, they keep 1 cow owned by a neighbor.
  • He received 10 kg of rice (Raskin) from the government per month.

Cost of living:

  • Free school tuition. Pay clothes and book fees once a year or if necessary.
  • School supplies: IDR. 2,000 per day

House condition:

  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Number of cots / beds: 1
  • Number of mattresses: none
  • Other rooms: kitchen
  • Cement floor
  • Walls of brick
  • Roof of tile
  • Electricity is available
  • Water is available, holds rainwater
  • Land status: owned by the village

Your help to Ayu can be in a form of:

  • Mattresses and pillows
  • Basic food or financial assistance to buy daily necessities
  • Fund support for school fees
  • Children’s bikes, school supplies; bags, shoes, books and stationery
  • Cattle assistance for grandparents

Here are some photos that we took.

With Grandmother
With Grandmother

Address : Dusun Bingin, Batukandik Village, Nusa Penida, Klungkung
Coordinates: 8°45’52.6″S 115°32’47.9″E (View on Google Maps)

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