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Friday, December 9, 2022

Jnana Kumara Giri Playgroup, an Underdeveloped School in Br. Dinas Pangleg, Jungutan Village, Bebandem, Karangasem

Visit: November 23, 2019

School Name: Jnana Kumara Giri

Address: Br. Dinas Pangleg, Jungutan Village, Bebandem District, Karangasem Regency

Phone number that can be contacted:

  • 0852-3840-0091, Wayan Sudarsana – BCC volunteer in Karangasem
  • 0821-4492-9198, Wayan Sudira – Head of Dusun Pangleg

Number of Teachers: 3

  1. Ni Made Rasmini (0821-4553-7484)
  2. Ni Ketut Ratis (0857-3891-1338)
  3. Ni Luh Rianti (0856-3945-5539)

Number of Students: 17

Students’ fees:

  • Voluntary contribution of Rp. 20,000 per month for additional food such as yakult etc.
  • Snack money Rp. 2,000 per day


School Conditions:

  • Number of classrooms: 1, classroom is quite narrow, 1 teacher’s room, they are using banjar hall
  • Teaching and learning facilities: there are learning tables and chairs but the conditions are poor (from 2010), some have also been damaged
  • Supporting facilities: there are already some children’s toys such as swings and slide
  • School building: using Balai Banjar Dinas Pangleg
  • Cement floors, brick walls, tile roofs

Jnana Kumara Giri Playgroup does not have a school building of its own, for teaching and learning process they use the Dinas Pangleg’s balai banjar bulding.

Teacher condition: teacher salary: Rp. 600,000 per month per person, teachers are paid by the Karangasem Regency Education Office.

Help needed:

  • Stationery; coloring pencils, erasers
  • Notebooks, picture books
  • Teaching and learning facilities; student desks and chairs, whiteboards, magazines / learning materials for playgroup kids.
  • Supporting facilities; indoor games such as blocks, puzzles, etc.
  • Funding or basic food assistance for teachers, and uniforms
  • School building / place of study

Here are some of the documentation we took:

Address: Br. Dinas Pangleg, Jungutan Village, Bebandem District, Karangasem Regency.
Coordinates: 8°24’29.7″S 115°32’00.9″E (View on Google Maps)

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