Jepri Maulana, An Orphan in Dusun Melepah, Gumantar Village, Kayangan, North Lombok

Category: Lombok, Orphan

Date of visit: 21st February 2019

Name: Jepri Maulana (M / 8 years / elementary school 2nd grade)

Address: Dusun Melepah, Gumantar Village, Kayangan District, North Lombok Regency

Grandfather’s name: Sinom (M / 90s)

Occupation: backyard farmer

Telephone number that can be contacted:

  • 0852-0513-5100 – Haerul Basri, Jepri’s school teacher.
  • 0823-3910-4627 – Yulian Wahyudi Kadriadi (Adi), Volunteer BCC in North Lombok

Category: orphans

Regular Donors:

  1. Please contact us if you want to be a regular donor for Jepri Maulana.


Jepri Maulana lives with his grandfather and grandmother, his father and mother died when Jepri was still a baby. The distance to school from his home is around 150 meters, Jepri goes to school on foot.

Source of income:

  • His grandfather and grandmother grow bananas, cocoa, coconuts etc. in their yard which later are sold to buy rice. The harvest of the yard is not much because it is a small yard. “If there is no money – I owe it in the stall first,” they said.
  • To get additional income, he also raises several chickens.
  • He received 5 kg of rice-for-the-poor (Raskin) assistance from the government per month.

Cost of living:

  • Free school fees. Pay clothes and book money once a year or if necessary.
  • Pocket money: Rp. 2,000 – 5,000 per day.

Housing conditions: their house was affected by the 2018 earthquake, they rebuilt their house using the building materials that could still be used.

  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Number of cots / beds: 1
  • Number of mattresses: 1
    In the living room there is also a bed with a mat without a cot or mattress.
  • Cement floor
  • Woven bamboo walls
  • Roof of zinc
  • Other rooms: kitchen
  • Electricity exists
  • Water from mountain source water pipes – water only available during the rainy season
  • Land status: owned

Your assistance to the Jepri Maulana’s family can be in the form of:

  • Mattresses and pillows
  • Basic food or financial assistance to buy daily necessities
  • Funding assistance for school fees / pocket money
  • Children’s toys donation such as cars, balls, etc.
  • Children’s school equipment; bags, shoes, books and stationery
  • Chicken livestock assistance

Here are some photos that we took.

Grandfather & Grandmother
Grandfather & Grandmother
Side of the house
Side of the house
Back of the huose
Back of the house
Inside the house
Inside the house
Inside the house
Inside the house
Bed 1
Bed 1
Bed 2
Bed 2

Address: Dusun Melepah, Gumantar Village, Kayangan District, North Lombok Regency
Coordinates: 8°17’00.4″S 116°17’08.1″E (View on Google Maps)

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