Ketut Nyanding, a needy family in Banjar Dinas Kebon Kaja, Desa Peninjoan, Tembuku, Bangli

Category: Bangli, Poor Family

Date of Visit: 2 July 2016

Name: I Ketut Nyanding (male / 44)

Occupation: collects coconuts by climbing the trees

Address: Banjar Dinas Kebon Kaja, Peninjoan village, Tembuku sub district, Bangli regency

Wife’s Name: Ni Komang Ariati (female / 40)

Occupation: makes small offerings for religious ceremonies to sell

Telephone number for contact:

  • 085739324669, Ketut Nyanding
  • 082236339617, Village Head of Kebon Kaja; Bapak Wayan Susila

Additional Information: a poor family

Bank Account: Bank BRI unit Tembuku Bangli, No.: 8006-01-001645-53-2, Beneficiary: I Ketut Nyanding

Regular Donors:

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Update on December 7th, 2016; Ketut Nyanding received 1 mattress and 2 pillows donation.

Update on June 8th, 2017; Ketut Nyanding received housing assistance from BCC donor.


I Ketut Nyanding and his wife have 5 children:

  1. Child I: male / Class 3 Senior High School
  2. Child II: female / Class 3 Junior High School
  3. Child III: female / Class 1 Junior High School
  4. Child IV: male / Class 5 / Primary School
  5. Child V: female / 5 years old / not yet at school

Source of income:

  • I Ketut Nyanding: collects coconuts by climbing the trees and receives 40,000 Rupiah per day and works about 10 days per month.
  • His wife, Ni Komang Ariati: makes small religious offerings for sale while looking after the children at home. Assisted by her children, she receives about 50,000 Rupiah every two weeks or 100,000 Rupiah per month.
  • For some additional income, they look after 2 cows belonging to their neighbor.

The condition of their house: there is one building consisting of a single room where all 7 sleep. There is a one bed with no mattress. Some of the family sleep on the bed while others sleep on the floor on pieces of carpet and plastic. The eldest child sometimes sleeps at his grandparents’ house to avoid overcrowding. The bedroom has no door. The verandah is used as the kitchen.

  • The floor is cement with many holes
  • The walls are woven bamboo with holes covered with pieces of cloth and plastic
  • The roof is asbestos cement sheeting
  • There is no mattress
  • There is electricity
  • There is no running water – they buy water from a neighbor
  • They own the land where they live

Your assistance for this family could take the form of:

  • Mattresses and pillows
  • Basic daily necessities or funds to buy those necessities
  • Money to help pay for the children’s school fees
  • A bicycle for child IV and school needs for the children
  • Donation of a cow
  • Funds for the renovation of the house (floor, walls, ceiling) or for the construction of a modest house

Please find below some additional information on this family.

Side of the house
Side of the house
Back of the house
Back of the house

Below please find a video which we took on 2 July 2016.

Address: Banjar Dinas Kebon Kaja, Peninjoan village, Tembuku sub district, Bangli regency
Coordinates: 8°22’32.0″S 115°23’59.0″E (View on Google Maps)

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