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Friday, December 9, 2022

Nengah Sulandra, a poor family in Dusun Sandi Kerta, Pejarakan Village, Gerokgak, Buleleng

Visit: 10 March 2021

Name: Nengah Sulandra (Male / 35 Years Old)

Occupation: Farmer

Address: Dusun Sandi Kerta, Pejarakan Village, Gerokgak Sub-District, Buleleng Regency

Wife’s Name: Wayan Sariani (Female / 37 years old)

Occupation: Farmer

Contactable Phone Numbers:

  • 0853-3348-9748 – the above mentioned person
  • 0853-3360-3315 – Made Wiradnya; BCC volunteer in Buleleng region

Category: poor family

If you would like to be a permanent donor for the aforementioned, we will register a bank account on their behalf, so that you may donate directly.

Permanent Donors:

  1. Please contact us if you would like to be a permanent donor

Update on April 1st, 2021; Nengah Sulandra has received mattress, pillows, pipes for the installation of clean water and a spandex for repairing a leaky roof.

Update on April 3rd, 2021; Nengah Sulandra has received roof house renovation assistance.

Update on April 12th, 2021; Nengah Sulandra has received clean water installation assistance.


Nengah Sulandra and his wife have two children:

  1. First Child: Luh Sintia Devi (Female / 12 years old / 6th Grade Elementary)
  2. Second Child: Kadek Intan Sari (Female /6 years old / not in school yet)

The children’s school is located around 1.5 km from their home, the children go to school on foot.

Nengah Sulandra had an appendectomy, lately he’s experienced frequent pain in the part of his stomach that was operated on. Because of his condition, Nengah Sulandra is unable to do hard labour.

Source of Income:

  • Nengah Sulandra and his wife work as farmers on government owned land, their income is inconsistent, only available when there is a harvest. They farm on rainfed soil, they typically plant corn or nuts during the rainy season, during the dry season the soil cannot be used. In one year there is only one harvest.
  • To get more income, they also take care of 4 cows belongs to their neighbors and 1 pig.

Living Expenses:

  • School tuition is free. Once a year they need to pay for uniforms and books or whenever it’s needed.
  • Daily allowance for the children: Rp. 3.000 per day

House Conditions:

  • Bedroom: 1, the roof is leaking, when it is raining they sleep in the terrace
  • Bed divan: none
  • Mattress: 1, already thin
  • Other rooms: kitchen
  • Floor made from cement
  • Walls made from woven bamboo
  • Roof made from asbestos and spandex
  • Electricity: yes available
  • No water, they ask for water from their neighbor
  • Land ownership status: owned by someone else, the family rents the land

Your aid for this family may be in the form of:

  • Mattress and pillows
  • Basic foods or financial aid to purchase daily necessities
  • Financial aid for school expenses and allowance for the children
  • School necessities such as backpacks, shoes, books and stationary
  • Cattle to grow such as cows or pigs
  • Financial aid to renovate the leaky roof or the construction of a simple house
  • Aid to provide clean water access

If you have provided aid to the family, please fill in the comments form in the below, write down also the type of aid provided as well as the latest update of the family’s condition. The information will be essential for other donors who wish to visit/provide aid to the family.

Below are several photos we took

Address: Dusun Sandi Kerta, Pejarakan Village, Gerokgak Sub-District, Buleleng Regency
Coordinates: 8°09’13.2″S 114°34’21.3″E (View on Google Maps)

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