Komang Hendrawan, a poor family in Keladian, Pempatan Village, Rendang, Karangasem

Visit date : 13th February 2020

Name : Komang Hendrawan (Male / 34 years)

Occupation : Cleaning staff in Besakih Temple

Address : Keladian Village, Pempatan Sub-District, Rendang District, Karangasem Regency

Wife’s name : Komang Renita (Female / 28 years)

Occupation : Housewife, unskilled laborer

Telephone number that can be contacted : 0858-5754-2128 – Agus Astawa, BCC Volunteer for Rendang District – Karangasem

Category : Family living in poverty

If you want to become a regular donor for the above mentioned person, we will set up a bank account under his name, so you can help him directly.

Regular Donor:

  1. Balipockets Holger Brandenburg covers the costs for 2nd son’s school supplies, starting February 2021
  2. Please contact us if you would like to become a regular donor for him.

Update on July 17th, 2020; Komang Hendrawan has received housing assistance.


Komang Hendrawan and his wife has 3 children, with one of them has unfortunately passed away already.

  1. First child : Deceased, was born prematurely
  2. Second child : A boy who is in 1st grade of elementary school
  3. Third child : A girl who is 2.5 years old

The location of the second child’s school is about 3 km from his house, and he goes to school on foot. Sometimes, he can get a ride to school / home.

Income source :

  • Komang Hendrawan works as a cleaning staff in the Besakih Temple with salary of Rp 50.000 per day.
  • His wife is a housewife who takes care of the children at home. If there’s an unskilled labor job available, she transports concrete bricks manually for a salary of Rp 20.000-45.000 per day.
  • To get additional income they also nurture 2 cows.
  • They get 10kg of rice assistance for the poor (Raskin) from the government each month.

Living fee:

  • School fee is free. They need to pay for the uniform and books once a year if necessary.
  • Kid’s lunch money : Rp 5.000 per day.

Housing condition:

  • Number of bedroom : 1
  • Number of bed : 1
  • Number of mattress: 1
  • Other room : kitchen
  • Soil flooring.
  • Wall is woven bamboo, and the holes are covered by used sacks.
  • The roof is made from asbestos.
  • Electricity is available.
  • Water is not available, so they need to buy from the small shop (warung) for Rp 1.000 per bucket.
  • Land status : lease.

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

  • Basic food or money to buy daily living needs
  • Funding for kid’s school / lunch expenses.
  • Kid’s bike, kid’s toys like cars, dolls, ball, etc.
  • Kid’s school supplies such as bag, shoes, books and stationery.
  • Livestock assistance
  • Funding for the building of a simple house.

The following are a few photos that we took:

Address: Keladian, Pempatan, Rendang, Karangasem
Coordinates: 8°22’19.7″S 115°25’26.6″E (View on Google Maps)

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