Ni Wayan Kuat, poor elderly in Br. Bau Kangin, Nawa Kerti Village, Abang, Karangasem

Category: Karangasem

Visit: June 10, 2016

Name: Ni Wayan Kuat (F / 75 years)

Occupation: Could not perform job due to her age

Address: Br. Bau Kangin, Nawa Kerti village, Abang District, Karangasem

Available phone number contact: 08563825220/081936540820, I Wayan Punduh, the head of Bau Kaler village

Description: poor elderly

Update on June 10, 2016; Ni Wayan Kuat received mattress and pillow donation.

Update on August 10, 2016; Ni Wayan Kuat received housing assistance.

Update on August 10, 2016; We did not succeed in making a bank account for her.


Ni Wayan Kuat (F / 60 years) living alone in the middle of garden. Her husband has passed away. They have 4 boys and all have been married, 2 of them are live near her. 

Sources of income: Ni Wayan Kuat could not do any work on her age now and to walk alone by herself apparent difficulty, her leg is apparent stiff and could not move freely. For daily consume like food is supported by her child and daughter in law who live nearby. At the garden there is 3 cows own by her neighbour which farm by her child (Balinese sharing profit system called : ngadas).

Condition of the house: There is only one room, bedroom mixed with kitchen. There was one room without mattress – we already donated her mattresses and pillows.

  • Floor of soil
  • The walls from woven bamboo covered with the tarp
  • The roof of zinc
  • Electricity available
  • No Water line supply
  • Status of land is not property rights (tenants)

You could support Ni Wayan Raka by donate following items : 

  • Grocery / aid funds to buy the necessities of daily living
  • Donation of fund to renovate the home or living place.

Below are some of documentation that were taken during our visit :

Cow farm

Below please find a video which we took on 10 June 2016.

Address: Br. Bau Kangin, Nawa Kerti village, Abang District, Karangasem
Coordinates: 8°22’42.5″S 115°34’57.4″E (View on Google Maps)

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4 Responses so far.

  1. Admin says:

    @Marja de Jong. Thank you Ibu Marja for your feedback, we will check with the Kepala Desa regarding this matter.

  2. Marja de Jong says:

    With Balinese friends I visited Wayan Kuat on June 19. We brought some groceries and small amount of money.
    As Wayan cannot come to the ATM herself, please take care that someone you trust can do that for her.

  3. Admin says:

    @Lynda. We will find out if we could make a bank account for her, we’ll let you know the progress via email. Thank you.

  4. Lynda says:


    I would like to become a regular donor for this lady.

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