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Thursday, September 21, 2023

Ketut Rina, an orphan at Br. Temakung, Ban Village, Karangasem

Visit: 13 June 2023

Name: Ni Ketut Rina Margiani (F/11 years old/grade 1 of junior high school)

Sibling’s Name: Ni Komang Risa Harianto (F/17 years old/2nd grade of vocational high school)

Address: Banjar Dinas Temakung, Ban Village, Kubu District, Karangasem Regency

Uncle’s Name: Komang Suardana (M/30 years old/not yet married), works as a cashew plantation farmer

Grandfather’s Name: Nengah Sriada (M/around 80 years old), not working

Contact phone number:

  • 0859-6433-5404, her sibling; Ni Komang Risa Harianto
  • 0812-3731-0091, Bhabinkamtibmas Ban Village; Nengah Budi Artana

Category: orphans whose mother has remarried

Bank Account: Bank BRI, Account No.: 8096-01-007245-50-7, Beneficiary: Ni Ketut Rina Margiani

Regular Donors:

  1. dr. Sueta, 100.000 Rupiah per month starting Juni 2023
  2. Please contact us if you want to become a regular donor for Ketut Rina.


Ketut Rina‘s oldest sister is married and lives with her family. Ketut Rina and her sister; Komang Risa lives with their uncle and grandfather. Their father has died, their mother has remarried, their grandmother has also died.

Source of income:

  • Their uncle; Komang Suardana (M/30 years old/not yet married) works as a cashew plantation farmer. If he is lucky, he can get a cashew harvest of around Rp. 25 million in a year. However, it is not uncommon for crops to fail due to weather and pests.
  • If someone asks, their uncle can also work as a motorcycle taxi driver. Their grandfather was old and couldn’t work anymore. Their uncle was the backbone of this family.
  • To earn extra income, their uncle also raises a cow and several chickens.

Cost of living:

  • Free junior high school tuition. Tuition fees for private vocational school: Rp. 150,000 per month. Also they need to pay for clothes and books once a year or if necessary.
  • Ketut’s pocket money: Rp. 5,000 per day, Komang’s pocket money: Rp. 10,000 per day.

House condition: still livable

  • Number of bedroom: 3, 1 room is used as a warehouse
  • Number of mattress: 3, 1 mattress is in the living room, Grandfather sleeps in the living room
  • Cement floors
  • Concrete brick walls
  • Tile roof, leaking in some parts
  • Other room: kitchen and bathroom
  • Electricity is available
  • Water: they collect rainwater in the pond
  • Land status: owner
  • Location of the house: 150 meters walk through a fairly steep road in the middle of a cashew plantation.

Your assistance to this family can be in the form of:

  • Groceries or financial assistance to buy daily necessities
  • Funding assistance for school fees/pocket money
  • School supplies; bags, shoes, books and stationery
  • Cows, pigs, chickens to grow

If you have ever provided assistance to Ketut Rina, please fill out the comment form below. Write down the assistance you have provided and update her latest conditions. This information will be very useful for donors who wish to visit or provide assistance to Ketut Rina.

Here are some photos we were able to take.

Address: Banjar Dinas Temakung, Ban Village, Kubu District, Karangasem Regency
Coordinates: 8°16’09.3″S 115°29’27.6″E (View on Google Maps)

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