Bali Caring Community

Friday, July 12, 2024

Ketut Sukaning, an orphan at Br. Tamansari, Sanggalangit, Buleleng

Visit: 26 April 2024

Name: Ketut Sukaning (F/9 years old/3rd grade elementary school)

Address: Banjar Dinas Tamansari, Sanggalangit Village, Gerokgak District, Buleleng Regency

Grandfather’s name: Nengah Nadra (M/around 75 years old). Occupation: not working due to shortness of breath

Grandmother’s name: Ketut Puja (F/around 60 years old). Occupation: she raises 4 cows belong to her neighbor.

Telephone number that can be contacted: 0813-3788-6175 – Wayan Tarik Adnyana; BCC Volunteer

Category: orphans

Bank Account: Bank BRI, No.: 4753-01-024156-53-9, Beneficiary: Ketut Puja (grandmother).

Regular Donors:

  1. Please contact us if you want to become a regular donor for Ketut Sukaning.


Ketut Sukaning lives with her grandfather and grandmother, her father has died, her mother has remarried. Her younger sister (F/7 years/1st grade elementary school) is looked after by her Uncle & Aunt whose house is in front of her grandfather’s house, still in the same yard.

The location of her school (SDN 3 Gerokgak) is quite far from her house. Ketut goes to school every day by walking for 30-40 minutes.

Source of income:

  • Her grandfather couldn’t work because he was old and sick (short of breath).
  • Her grandmother raises 4 cows belong to her neighbor. She has income only if she sells the cows.
  • They regularly receive rice assistance from the government.

Cost of living:

  • Free school tuition fees. Ketut pays for uniforms and books once a year or as necessary.
  • School pocket money: Rp. 2,000 per day

House condition: quite decent

  • Number of bedroom: 2
  • Number of mattress: 3, 1 mattress in the living room/family room
  • Other rooms: kitchen, storeroom, holy room
  • Cement floor
  • Brick walls
  • Roof made of tiles
  • Electricity is available
  • Water is available
  • Land status: owner

Your assistance to Ketut Sukaning could be in the form of:

  • Basic food or financial assistance to buy daily needs
  • Financial assistance for school fees/pocket money
  • Bicycle, children’s dolls/toys
  • School supplies; bags, shoes, books and stationery
  • Assistance for cattle/pig farming

If you have ever provided assistance to Ketut Sukaning’s family, please fill in the comment form below. Write down the assistance you have provided and update their latest condition. This information will be very useful for donors who want to visit/provide assistance to Ketut Sukaning.

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