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Friday, December 9, 2022

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

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. Balipockets Anja Marschhausen covers the costs for the second child’s school supplies, starting December 2019
  2. I Gusti Agung Chintya PD, 100.000 Rupiah per month starting November 2021
  3. 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.

Update on January 24th, 2021; Komang Andri has received mattress and pillow 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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