Nengah Potag, 3 impoverished elderly siblings in Batumadeg, Besakih Village, Rendang, Karangasem

Category: Poor Elderly

Visit: 13th February 2020

Name: Nengah Potag (Female/50 Yrs Old)

Occupation: Collecting firewood

Address: Batumadeg, Besakih Village, Rendang, Karangasem

Name of Older Brother: Nyoman Oka (Male/60 Yrs Old)

Occupation: Odd-jobs

Contactable telephone number: 0858-5754-2128 – Agus Astawa, BCC Volunteer in Rendang Area – Karangasem

Category: Poor elderly

If you would like to become a permanent donor for the above mentioned, we will create a bank account for the above mentioned so that you are able to lend a hand directly.

Permanent Donors:

  1. Please contact us if you would like to be a permanent donor for the above mentioned.


They are 3 elderly siblings, all unmarried.

  1. Nyoman Oka (Male/around 60 Yrs Old), working odd jobs with a pay of Rp. 50.000 per day, in a single month Oka would work as much as 8 times.
  2. Nyoman Kingsan (Male/around 55 Yrs Old), working as a cleaner in Besakih Temple with an income of IDR 800,000 per month.
  3. Nengah Potag (Female/around 50 Yrs Old), collects firewood to use for cooking for her two older siblings since Potag does not earn a living.

Condition of their homes: they live in the hills above Besakih Temple, to reach their homes we had to walk through a path for 10 minutes. They own 2 houses/shacks, each of their houses consist of 1 bed room. House I is occupied by Nyoman Oka and Nyoman Kingsan, whereas house II is occupied by Nengah Potag.

  • Number of bedrooms: 2
  • Number of divans/bedsteads: 2
  • Number of beds: 1
  • Other rooms: Tools room, and a place for firewood
  • Floor made of dirt
  • Walls made of bamboo weave and iron sheets
  • Roof made of asbestos and roof tiles
  • There is electricity
  • No running water, they must find water from a nearby river
  • Status of land: owned by them

Your donations to this family may be in the form of:
• Beds and pillows
• Food or financial aid to help with daily necessities
• Aid for cattle
• Financial aid for the construction of a simple home

The following are several photos we’ve captured.

Address: Batumadeg, Besakih Village, Rendang, Karangasem
Coordinates: 8°40’02.5″S 115°14’17.5″E (View on Google Maps)

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