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Dadong Konten, poor elderly woman with mentally retarded child living in Karangasem Regency

Date of Visit : 11 December 2015

Name : Dadong Konten (F/70s y.o)

Occupation : unable to work

Address : Banjar Dinas Sanggem, Sangkan Gunung, Sidemen District, Karangasem Regency

Name of the Child : Ni Wayan Sianten (F/35 y.o) – mentally retarded

Occupation : worker in the farm

Contact person : I Komang Gede, other poor people in the same village, mobile number : +6285738826041

Description : poor elderly with mentally retarded child

Update December 11, 2015 : We’ve tried to open the bank account in her name, but did not succeed due the various constraints.


Location of the house is quite far from the highway, access to the site can only be reached by motorbike and then walk.

Because of her age, already concerned can not work, her husband has died, they had two children; The first child is married, the second ; Ni Wayan Sianten (f/35 y.o) not married and live together with her. The condition of Ni Wayan Sianten with mentally retarded it is difficult to communicate.

House condition : with ground floor, ground walls, roof asbestos, there is only one room, kitchen interfering with beds, have mattress from the donor; have no electric and no water and she has to get from the river.

Source of income : she is not work anymore/have no income. While her child work as worker in the farm, only get work in crop season. For the living cost they sell the coconut from their farm. For the meal they eat rice mix with cassava and vegetable that consist in their farm such as leaves of cassava.

Your donation to this family can be a food, or money to buy groceries for daily cost.

Herewith we enclosed some documentations.

With children
With daughter
House location
House location

Video documentation we took on December 11, 2015.

Address : Banjar Dinas Sanggem, Sangkan Gunung, Sidemen District, Karangasem Regency
Coordinates: 8°27’30.5″S 115°25’32.1″E (View on Google Maps)

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