Komang Andri, a less fortunate family in Dusun Goris, Desa Pejarakan, Gerokgak, Buleleng

Category: Buleleng, Poor Family

Date of Visit: 9 August 2019

Name: Komang Andri (Male/40 years old)

Occupation : brick maker

Address: Dusun Goris, Pejarakan Village, Gerokgak District, Buleleng Regency

Contact Number: 0853-3360-3315 – Made Wiradnya; BCC volunteer in Buleleng Area

Category: poor family

Bank Account: Bank BRI No.: 4754-01-010708-53-4, Beneficiary: Komang Andri

Regular donor:

  1. Luh Dewi Antika Sari, 100.000 Rupiah per month starting September 2019
  2. AS, 100.000 Rupiah per month starting September 2019
  3. Balipockets Anja Marschhausen covers the costs for the second child’s school supplies, starting December 2019
  4. Please contact us should you wish to be a regular donor for him.

Update on November 5th, 2019; Komang Andri received pig livestock assistance.

Update on May 28th, 2020; Komang Andri has received housing assistance.


Komang Andri and his wife have three children ;

  1. 1stchild: passed away
  2. 2nd child: Female/Year 1 student
  3. 3rd child: Male/5 years old

Because of his financial condition, his wife were asking for divorce 6 months ago. Komang Andri now lives with his 2 children. His child goes to school walking, the distance from her school to her house is about 1.5 kms.

Source of income:

  • Komang Andri works as a brick maker with wages Rp. 40.000 – 50.000 per day depends on the amount of bricks he could produce within a day. In a months he could work about 20-25 days.
  • He has not received the rice for the poor (Raskin) program from the government.

Living cost:

  • School tuition is free. However he has to pay for the school uniform and books once a year or whenever needed.
  • Child pocket money : Rp. 2.000 per day

House condition:

  • Bedroom: 1
  • Bed base: none
  • Bed: 1
  • Other room: kitchen
  • No floor, just soil
  • Wall made of bamboo woven. There are parts where there are holes in it and covered with used rice sack.
  • Roof made of spandex
  • Electricity access
  • Water from the well
  • Land status: privately owned.

Should you wish to help this family, please kindly consider to donate:

  • Groceries or funds to buy the daily needs
  • Funds to support child school needs / pocket money
  • Child bicycle, kids toys such as ball, dolls, car toys etc
  • Stationery and school needs such as bag, shoes and stationery.
  • Piglets or calf
  • Funds to help building a simple house

Below are some pictures that we took during ours visit.

Address: Dusun Goris, Pejarakan Village, Gerokgak District, Buleleng Regency.
Coordinates: 8°09’25.5″S 114°35’50.2″E (View on Google Maps)

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